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.
MACON-Mercer University biology professor John Shepherd was recently named a Fulbright scholar, and will travel to Argentina next year to teach and conduct research through the support of this prestigious award.