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To celebrate International Education Week 2020, ONIF is bringing together a panel of LMU students and alumni who received internationally-focused fellowships. Each panelist will briefly share their fellowship experience, including what motivated them to apply.
~Laura Galang '19 received a 2019 Via Fellowship to Indonesia where she taught English at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) and worked at a nonprofit, building community capacity and empowering local communities.
~Anna Joyce '17 received a 2019 Fulbright Study Award to Israel where she pursued a master's in public policy at Tel Aviv University.
~Jesse Jovel, '12 and '14, received a 2018 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Colombia where he taught English at the School of Languages at la Universidad Tecnologica y Pedagogica de Colombia (UTPC)
~Bridget O'Connor '21 received a 2019 Critical Language Scholarship where she participated in an intensive summer language immersion program in Japan.
Moderated by Professor of Rhetorical Arts and Fulbright ETA to Malta Alumna, Monique Mansour, the LMU community is invited to hear more from our distinguished panelists. Open to all majors and academic levels, including graduate students and alumni.
To join the Zoom event, visit: https://lmula.zoom.us/j/83582499866
International Education Week (IEW), November 16-22, 2020, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.
Although international education and exchanges have been impacted by the COVID-19 health pandemic, the U.S. Department of State and Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs remain committed to promoting the benefits of international education and exchanges and encouraging students to study abroad when it is safe again.
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