Two Susquehanna seniors have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright U.S. English Teaching Assistant award to teach English in Germany for the 2020-21 academic year.
The Fulbright Program is one of the most prestigious award programs in the world. It offers highly competitive grants for international educational exchanges to study, teach or conduct research abroad.
Many Susquehanna students or alumni have received Fulbright awards over the last several years:
- Brian Herrmann '20 (2020-2021), Germany
- Erin Wetmore '20 (2020-2021), Germany
- Andrew Herrold '19 (2019-20), United Kingdom
- Luke Duceman '18 (2019-20), Costa Rica
- Rachel Baer '17 (2017-18), Germany
- Ariana Stowe '14 (2014-15), Brazil
- Kirstin Waldkoenig '14 (2014-15), Germany
- Jacqueline Newell '13 (2014-15), Argentina
- Holly Belkot '13 (2013-14), Macau
- Bridget Burns '13 (2013-14), Mauritius
- Carla Hinson '13 (2013-14) Brazil
- Stephanie Owens '07 (2007-08), Chile
- Ryan Szuch '00 (2000-01), Australia
- Kathryn Spence '99 (1999-2000), South Korea
Read more about the most recent recipients below!
Luke Duceman, a 2018 Susquehanna University graduate, has received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for an English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in Costa Rica for the 2019–20 academic year.
Larry Herrold of Sunbury, a senior history and religious studies major at Susquehanna University, has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2019-2020 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Senior history major Rachel Baer has received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for an English Teaching Assistantship in Germany for the 2017–18 academic year.
Glen Retief, associate professor and co-chair of the Department of English & Creative Writing, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award to help develop a college bridging program in South Africa.
John Bodinger de Uriarte has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar award to study and teach at the University of Iceland and the National Museum of Iceland, both in Reykjavik.
Summer Institute Participants
Biology and Spanish double major Kara Eckert, of Boalsburg, Pa., has been selected to participate in the Fulbright Summer Institute, one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.