Many of you may have seen Fulbright around your town lately. Here’s a recap of where we’ve been in the past month!
The Fulbright Program and Gilman Program were represented at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Leadership Institute by alumni and the Institute of International Education staff. This event hosts over 450 students from from public Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and teaches them skills they need to be competitive in the marketplace.
Fulbright Student and Scholar Program Alumni hosted the Fulbright Alumni Photography Exhibit at The Atrium Gallery at the Ronald Reagan Building. Fulbright Alumni Ambassador, Kristen Erthum, presented on Nov. 8, at the gallery on her experience as an English Teaching Assistant in Egypt. Visit the gallery’s Facebook page to learn more.
Albuquerque, New Mexico:
Institute of International Education staff represented the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and the Fulbright Scholar Program at the Network of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico on November 5 -7. This conference hosted around 550 professors and administrators of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration programs worldwide. A panel of Fulbright Scholar Program alumni shared their experiences in India, Colombia and China, while acknowledging that Fulbright Scholars can be some of the strongest inspirations for their students to apply to Fulbright Programs.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program Social Media Program Officer, Jennifer Connor, also presented at University of New Mexico, New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico Tech and the Institute of American Indian Arts during the week of November 3 – 7. In New Mexico the Fulbright Alumni Association New Mexico Chapter and the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomat in Residence, Anne Callaghan, also helped promote U.S. Department of State Programs.
University of Delaware Institute for Global Studies hosted the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Director from the Institute of International Education, Dan Kramer, and Fulbright Program alum, Justin Hill, on November 11.