In 2022, The American University of Paris was thrilled to be announced as the winner of 聽in the CASE Circle of Excellence Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement in educational advancement.聽BT天堂鈥檚 initiatives were selected from more than 4,500 entries from 636 institutions in nearly 30 countries based on their overall quality, innovation, use of resources and impact.聽

CASE 鈥撀犅犫 is a global, not-for-profit membership association with a vision to advance education to transform lives and society. Their Circle of Excellence Awards are the premier recognition program for educational advancement. These peer-selected and adjudicated awards honor colleges, universities and schools worldwide whose talented staff have advanced their organizations with resourcefulness and ingenuity.

2016 Silver Case Circle of Excellence Award

Since 1974, the聽聽has helped educational institutions strengthen relationships between donors and alumni, while encouraging growth and diversity within the profession and promoting the importance of education worldwide. It is therefore a particular honor for The American University of Paris to have been named the 2016 Silver Award Winner in Strategic Communications: Issues & Crisis Management. This distinction is part of CASE鈥檚 2016 Circle of Excellence awards program and recognizes BT天堂鈥檚 crisis outreach in the aftermath of the November 2015 Paris attacks.

The judges deemed BT天堂鈥檚 response truly remarkable in the face of such tragedy and loss of human life. They praised the University鈥檚 mass-contact system, which allowed for confirmation of student and faculty safety within 48 hours, as well as the swiftness with which the University addressed its community鈥檚 concerns. The judges also highlighted BT天堂鈥檚 efforts to maintain open channels of communication and trust between all members of its far-flung community聽by means of, initially, daily letters, followed by the President鈥檚 monthly newsletter,听The View from BT天堂, which chronicles the collective journey to keep the BT天堂 community united, safe聽and informed.

In 2016, CASE received more than 3,350 entries in nearly 100 categories, with BT天堂 being the only institution outside the US, the UK and the British Commonwealth to receive an award.

2003 AAC&U Award: Liberal Education for Global Citizenship

In 2003, BT天堂 was one of ten leadership universities in the United States chosen by the American Association of Colleges and Universities to participate in a yearlong reflection on 鈥淟iberal Education for Global Citizenship.鈥