For the second time in four years, Mercer University had a total of three current students or recent alumni selected to receive prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Awards in a single year.
Mercer University alumni Precious Patterson and Lena Hamvas been selected to receive prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Awards to either pursue graduate study or teach abroad starting this fall.
Dr. Zipangani Vokhiwa, associate professor of science in Mercer University’s Penfield College, was recently elected president of the Fulbright Association’s Georgia Chapter.
Ann-Kathrin Kuder of Germany has been awarded a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program grant to teach German and study at Mercer University for the 2015-16 academic year.
Dr. Susan Codone, associate professor of technical communication in Mercer University's School of Engineering and director of Mercer's Center for Teaching and Learning, has been recommended to join the Fulbright Specialist Roster.
Mercer University senior Thornton M. Brewer has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award to teach in Germany for a year following his graduation this spring.
For the first time in its history, Mercer University had three graduates selected to receive prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Awards to teach abroad for the upcoming academic year.
Mercer University School of Law Professor Scott Titshaw has been selected to receive a Fulbright-Schuman European Union Program grant to spend the 2014-15 academic year conducting research through the support of this prestigious award.
MACON - Two Mercer University graduates have earned Fulbright Fellowships to serve in Moldova. College of Liberal Arts graduates Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Bibb, a political science and journalism double major, and Donald Eugene "Gene" Mitchell Jr., a political science major, earned the prestigious fellowships through their strong academic achievement and extra-curricular engagement. Both traveled to Moldova as part of Mercer On Mission in 2010.
MACON - Two Mercer University students have earned Fulbright grants to address problems in Asia through research and activism. Hannah Vann, a women's and gender studies major from Rome, and Kathryn Doornbos, a biology major from Brasstown, N.C., both earned grants from the highly competitive program to extend their interests beyond graduation. The two are both graduating May 15. Doornbos plans to study tick-borne illness in northern Thailand and Vann will conduct research on the women's movement in Indonesia.