MACON – 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.
“The School of Engineering is delighted to learn about Dr. Susan Codone being recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster. This is an honor that recognizes her professional skills in media development and technical communication as well as her personal commitment to helping others succeed,” said Dr. Wade H. Shaw, dean and Kaolin Chair of Engineering at Mercer. “I know that she will enjoy this new role and expand her service to a global scope. Along the way she will represent Mercer well and ‘Be the Bear.'”
The Fulbright Specialist Program is the short-term arm of the Fulbright Scholar Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).
As a candidate on the Fulbright Specialist Roster, Dr. Codone is eligible to be matched with incoming project requests from overseas academic institutions for Fulbright Specialists and will be considered for project requests that require her expertise.
Fulbright Specialists serve short-term assignments between two and six weeks at overseas colleges and universities.
“Becoming a Fulbright Specialist will allow me to serve internationally on behalf of Mercer and the Fulbright Program. I am honored by the recommendation to the Fulbright Specialist Roster,” said Dr. Codone, who will remain on the roster through 2020.
Dr. Codone has served on the School of Engineering faculty since 2002 and as director of the Center for Teaching and Learning since 2014. She was a 2014 Georgia Governor’s Teaching Fellow.
She earned her Ph.D. in instructional design and development from the University of South Alabama in 2000.
Her research interests include the scholarship of teaching, professional communication, and instructional design and technology.
About the Fulbright Specialist Program
The Fulbright Specialist Program promotes linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas. The program awards grants to U.S. faculty and professionals approved to join the Specialist Roster in select disciplines to engage in short-term collaborative projects at eligible institutions in over 140 countries worldwide. For more information, click here.
About the School of Engineering
Mercer University’s School of Engineering, founded in 1985, offers innovative and academically challenging programs that provide students with a comprehensive education, featuring a solid foundation in mathematics and sciences, a core engineering curriculum, a range of courses in engineering specialties and a strong emphasis on communication technologies. The School is consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top three master’s-degree-level engineering schools in the Southeast. Known for its breadth of instruction in its undergraduate program and its five-year joint bachelor’s and master’s degree program, the School combines technical education with hands-on laboratory experience. Mercer engineers can look forward to joining fellow alumni in companies such as Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Lockheed Martin, Georgia Power, Siemens and Gulfstream Aerospace.