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Geneseo Alum Wins Second US Student Fulbright Award

Isabel Owen ’19 has won a 2022–23 US Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to Brazil.

Education Major Earns Student Fulbright Award to Germany

Sarah Fadlaoui ’22, from Ellicott City, MD, has won a 2022–23 US Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to Germany.

English Alum Wins Fulbright Research Award

Kallie Swyer ’17, from Guilderland, NY, has won a 2022–23 US Student Fulbright Study/Research Award in creative writing for Lithuania.

Geologist Wins Fulbright Scholar Award

Jeffrey Over, professor of geological sciences, has won a 2022–23 Fulbright U.S. Scholar award to spend Fall 2022 in the Czech Republic.

Michael Hughes ’20 Earns Fulbright to Austria

Michael Hughes ’20 has won a 2022–23 U.S. Student Fulbright Austria Community-Based Combined Award to serve in Vienna as an English Teaching Assistant.

Geneseo Named a Top Fulbright Producer for Fourth Year Running

SUNY Geneseo has been named a Top Producer of U.S. Student Fulbright awards for the fourth time in the college’s history and the fourth consecutive year.

Geneseo Alumna Wins Fulbright Award for Ireland

Elizabeth “Bizzy” Coy ’06 has won a 2020–21 U.S. Student Fulbright open study/research award for Ireland to earn a master of arts in creative writing at Dublin City University.

McAneny and Welch Win Fulbright Awards

Sean McAneny ’20 and Sean Welch ’19 have won US Student Fulbright awards to serve as English Teaching Assistants for 2020–21. Both Seans earned bachelor’s degrees in English and were four-year members of Geneseo’s NCAA cross country and track and field teams. They will be placed in the Czech Republic and Taiwan respectively to live and teach English for a year.

Isabelle Cirulli ’19 Earns Fulbright Award to Colombia

Isabelle Cirulli ’19 has received a 2020–21 US Student Fulbright award for Colombia as an English Teaching Assistant. Cirulli, from Webster, NY, graduated in December with a BA in Spanish and presently teaches Spanish in East Rochester, NY.

Alumna Wins Fulbright Study Award to Iceland

Rachel Britton ’18 has won a 2020–21 U.S. Student Fulbright/Icelandic Ministry of Education and Culture Award. She will study modern Icelandic at the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík.

Geneseo Named Top Fulbright Producer for Third Year Running

For the third time in the college’s history and the third consecutive year, SUNY Geneseo has been named a Top Producer of U.S. Student Fulbright awards, the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced in its annual article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Catherine Shields ’19, Isabel Owen ’19 Win Fulbright Awards

History majors Isabel Owen ’19 and Catherine Shields ’19 have won 2019–20 U.S. Student Fulbright awards for Brazil and Turkey, respectively. They will serve as English Teaching Assistants in a university or post-secondary institution for a year. The grants cap off a record-breaking year for Geneseo Fulbrights with seven awards and 12 semifinalists.

Annie Renaud ’19 Earns Fulbright Award to Russia

Annie Renaud ’19, from Glastonbury, CT, has won a 2019–20 U.S Student Fulbright award for Russia, where she will work as an English Teaching Assistant at a university or post-secondary institution. The award is the culmination of Renaud’s five-year journey with mentor Cynthia Klima, an associate professor of German at Geneseo.

Lorenzo Rodriguez ’19 Wins Fulbright Research Grant

Lorenzo Rodriguez ’19, from Jamestown, NY, has won a U.S. Student Fulbright Research Grant for Bulgaria for 2019–20. An anthropology major with an emphasis in sociomedical science, he will research the ways in which funding and staffing challenges within health care facilities impact local communities.

Janine Rossi ’18 and Kelsey Kwandrans ’19 Earn Fulbright Awards

Geneseo alumna Janine Rossi ’18 and Kelsey Kwandrans ’19 have won 2019–20 U.S. Student Fulbright awards to Uruguay and Spain respectively. Rossi and Kwandrans become the 28th and 29th Geneseo student or alumni to win a U.S. Student Fulbright award.

Leah Christman '19 to Serve as a Fulbright in India

Leah Christman '19. an English literature and Honors Program major, has won a 2019–20 U.S. Student Fulbright award. She will serve as a Fulbright-Nehru English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in either a middle or secondary school in a community in India.

Fulbrighter Brings U.S. Midterms to Belgian Undergrads

Leandra Marie Griffith ’16, a 2018-19 U.S. Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, provided a group of Belgian university students who were keen to learn more about the American political system, with a discussion on civics during last year's mid-term elections.

Geneseo Named Top Fulbright Producer for 2 Years Running

For the second time in the College’s history, SUNY Geneseo has been named a Top Producer of U.S. Student Fulbright awards, the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced in its annual article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

For Kate Dunn '15, a Rewarding Fulbright Experience in Malaysia

As a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Malaysia, Kate Dunn '15 is living her dream of becoming a global citizen and helping build positive relationships among nations.

Denise Scott, Jun Okada Receive Fulbright Awards

Two SUNY Geneseo faculty members have received highly competitive Fulbright Awards for the Spring 2019 semester. Denise Scott, professor of sociology, will conduct research at the H.N.B. Garhwal University in Srinagar, India, and Jun Okada, associate professor of English, will teach and conduct research at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Shauna Ricketts ’18 Receives Fulbright Award to Bulgaria

Aspiring film producer Shauna Ricketts ’18 fell in love with the art and educational power of documentaries while studying abroad during the spring 2017 semester in Southeast Asia at Thailand’s Mahidol University. Ricketts will have an opportunity to continue her cultural education abroad in September when she begins her year as a 2018-19 U.S. Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Bulgaria.

Sarah Phillips ’18 Receives Fulbright Award to Colombia

For Sarah Phillips ’18, winning a U.S. Student Fulbright award to Colombia as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) means infinitely more than just being given the opportunity to represent her country, travel, and teach. She will have a chance to share the gift of potentially life-changing language abilities that so many of the world’s citizens are never afforded.

Number of Geneseo Student ETA Fulbright Award Winners Reaches Five for 2018-19

A few weeks into her 2017 study abroad semester in Córdoba, Amanda Langan’s Argentine friend Pilar Herrera asked a tricky but familiar question, “¿Por qué todos los estadounidenses se llaman americanos?,” which roughly means, “Why do all ‘unitedstates-ians’ call themselves Americans?”

Sarah Simon ’17 Earns Fulbright to Teach in Uruguay

When asked to explain what winning a 2018-19 U.S. Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) award to Uruguay means to her, Sarah Simon ’17 replies in Spanish, “No fue el pez el que descubrió el agua” or “It wasn't the fish that discovered water.” This maxim has guided her journey since Geneseo.

Fulbright Winner Matt McClure ’16 Will Teach in South Korea

SUNY Geneseo alumnus Matthew McClure ’16 is among Geneseo’s latest 2018-19 U.S. Student Fulbright award winners. McClure won an award as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) for South Korea. Simon’s award is for Uruguay. Sarah Phillips ’18 also has been notified that she is an alternate candidate for Colombia.

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