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The Firestien Family Creative Achievement Award
August 6, 1928 – January 19, 2004
About the Award
In honor of Dr. Firestien’s father, the Firestien Family established the Firestien Family Creative Achievement award in 2004. The family has currently contributed over $40,000 and has pledged an additional $125,000 toward the award.
This award honors Creative Studies Masters’ Degree graduates who are applying what have they learned about creativity in their home countries.
Getting Creative in Myanmar
Dr. Firestien recently provided a six-thousand dollar grant to help support a three-week service-learning course where students from SUNY Buffalo State’s International Center for Studies in Creativity worked to help advance sustainable development goals in the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar.
Let’s Create A Difference in the World
Dr. Firestien’s students have applied their knowledge of Creative Problem Solving and are leaders in the organizations listed below.