Student Fulbright Awards from Nazareth, Scranton, and Valpo

Nazareth CollegeThe University of Scranton, and Valparaiso University are adding to the growing list of students awarded Fulbright grants this year.

Nazareth College

Naz_stephanie-adamsFour Nazareth College alumni are recipients of the 2015-16 U.S. Junior Fulbright award.

Stephanie Adams ’15 earned her bachelor of art in Asian Studies, along with minors in Chinese and Spanish. She has been selected to teach English to elementary or junior high aged children in Taiwan.

Naz_Kara-DuChene_2015-FulbrightKara DuChene ’12, ’14G earned her bachelor of arts in Italian with a minor in international studies from Nazareth in December 2011 and graduated with her master’s in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in December 2014. She has been selected to teach English in Italy.

Naz_ebony-edwardsEbony Edwards ’13, ’14G earned her undergraduate degrees at Nazareth in Italian and inclusive childhood/middle childhood Education, and then earned her master’s in early childhood education. She will teach English in Malaysia.

Naz_quinton-harveyQuinton Harvey ’15 earned his bachelor of music in music theory and bachelor of music in vocal performance, along with a minor in German. He will teach English in Germany. He will be foreign languages assistant in a German classroom. Outside the classroom, he proposed using his musical skills to establish a community choir that would explore both German and American traditional folk music.

The University of Scranton

Scranton_Fulbright-2015BenTwo alumni from The University of Scranton were awarded Fulbright grants.

Benjamin Turcea ‘15 graduated with a bachelor of science degree in international studies and philosophy as a member of the University’s Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program. He was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Mongolia, where he will conduct research at the Mongolian University of Life Sciences in Ulaanbaatar.

Scranton_Fulbright-2015BrianBrian Entler, a 2013 Scranton graduate with a bachelor of science in neuroscience and biology and member of the University’s Honors Program, also earned his master’s in biochemistry from the University this month. Entler was awarded a Fulbright Academic Award to Australia. He will conduct research at Macquarie University in Sydney, as well as with collaborators at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Valparaiso University

Valpo_Margaret-Lippert-thMargaret Lippert ’15 will spend the 2015–2016 academic year in Taiwan thanks to a prestigious Fulbright English teaching assistant grant. Pursuing a career in international education, Lippert majored in international economics and cultural affairs with a concentration in East Asia and a minor in Spanish. She studied abroad at Valpo’s study center in Hangzhou, China, and completed an internship at YMCA in Valparaiso, Chile.

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