Three College of Charleston graduates have received Fulbright awards to support their projects studying and teaching abroad.
The College of Charleston has been named the sixth best producer of Fulbright students among master’s-level colleges and universities in the United States.
A double-major in German and computer information systems, Hillary McLaurin will teach English to school children in Germany this fall as part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
The College is the only master’s-level school in the United States to be included as a top producer of both Fulbright scholars and Fulbright students.
Professor Beth Sundstrom has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to conduct research on the reproductive justice movement in Ireland.
Three recent graduates from the College of Charleston received prestigious Fulbright awards, which will pay them to teach or conduct research in three different countries for a year.
Rene Mueller is trading in the Lowcountry for Austrian Alps to teach marketing and international business as a Fulbright Fellow.
Four recent graduates received Fulbright awards for postgraduate study in England, Germany, Mexico and Uganda.
Patricia Cooney is the 2016 recipient of the Bishop Robert Smith Award, which recognizes College students who have excelled both inside and outside the classroom.
The College currently boasts three Fulbright Scholars for the 2015-2016 academic year. Later this year, biology professor and genomics expert Andy Shedlock heads to Japan as a Fulbright Scholar to study threats to sea turtles.