11 Students Recognized for National Awards
Eleven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently received or were named finalists for prestigious national awards. Recipients of the various scholarships and grants will teach and/or study critical languages abroad during the coming months. The award winners and finalists were honored by several different programs.
Recent Alum Soumya Nadabar Begins Fulbright Assistantship in India
Recent alumna Soumya Nadabar (International Studies and Economics '16) discusses her Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in India and her plans for the future.
Students, Alumni Selected for Prestigious Fulbright Grants
Six Humanities and Social Sciences students and alumni will teach English or conduct research abroad after winning prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year.
Fulbright Winner Headed to Mexico
One of seven NC State students to earn a competitive Fulbright grant this year, Emma Cathell will spend 9-10 months teaching English to students at a school or university in Mexico. Cathell's role will also include serving as a cultural ambassador for the United States.
Fulbright Winner to Explore Passion for Inclusive Learning in Colombia
After double-majoring in psychology and Spanish languages and literatures, recent graduate QuiAnne' Holmes has developed a passion for promoting equity in the classroom. Holmes, who graduated in May, will explore her interests further when she starts a Fulbright teaching assistantship in Colombia later this year.
Two Fulbright Faculty Land in Slovak Republic
Two Humanities and Social Sciences faculty members received Fulbright scholar awards to teach and study in Slovakia. Bob Kochersberger (English) is teaching journalism at the University of Constantine the Philosopher. Sixty miles away, Heidi Hobbs (Political Science) is at the University of Economics in Bratislava, developing curricula for a specialized certificate program and teaching a short course on American Society in Global Perspectives.
Have curiosities, will travel: Fulbright Scholars expand research, learning overseas
Three recent Humanities and Social Sciences graduates received the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Award this year, a grant that's helping them fulfill their research and teaching goals around the world.