Dr. George Irish Receives International Honors

March 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Congratulations to Dr. George Irish, director of the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Caribbean Research Center and Professor of Caribbean and Latin American Studies. He has recently been awarded the Order of Excellence from the Government of Montserrat in the Caribbean. This honor is awarded to only seven living nationals who provide transformative and excellent scholarship and service in different categories.  Dr. Irish has been recognized for his outstanding work in education and cultural awareness as well as his leadership in education on labor relations and political development.

To celebrate this singular recognition and high honor, Dr. Irish will be travelling to Montserrat with his children to join the national celebration. Medgar Evers College would like to extend a heartfelt bravo to Dr. Irish for representing MEC with such dedication!

Dr. George Irish has been a respected member of MEC faculty for decades and is the Co-Founder and Chancellor of the Peoples of the Americas Consortium of Research Centers and Universities of Sustainable Development. He has been awarded with the Medgar Evers College Excellence in Teaching Award as well.

To find out more about Dr. George Irish and the Caribbean Research Center, please visit: MEC Caribbean Research Center.