Belinda Ong, Director of Reference and Information Services at UAH M. Louis Salmon Library, will be honored on Oct. 22, with the International Services Council (ISC) of Alabama's 2013 Spirit of Diplomacy Award. ISC is sponsored in part, by the U.S. Department of State. Dr. Ong will receive the award during a luncheon ceremony in Birmingham. She is being recognized for her work as president of the International Society of Huntsville (ISH). Ong is a key charter member and co-founder of the organization. She was instrumental in planning the organization's annual International Festival of North Alabama, recently hosted on the UAH campus.