Fulbright Program Receives Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation
On October 24, 2014, King Felipe VI of Spain honored the Fulbright Program with the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation at the grand ceremony held in Oviedo, Spain. The award was received by Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan together with a group of five Fulbright alumni. The event was attended by executive directors of Fulbright Commissions from across the world.
On this occasion, included in the program was also a Fulbright roundtable entitled A Bridge between Societies and Cultures based on People and a working session in which the EDs were addressed by Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary of State, Meghann Curtis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Academic Programs and Mary Kirk, Director of Academic Exchange Programs. Present at the session were also Tom Healy, FFSB Chairman (J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board), Mrs. Harriet Fulbright, Stephen Reilly, Executive Director of the Fulbright Association and Allan Goodman, President and Chief Executive Officer at IIE (Institute of International Education).
More details at: http://www.fpa.es/es/especial-2014/
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Welcome to U.S. Fulbright Grantees 2014-2015
The beginning of every new academic year in Romania coincides with the arrival of the new group of American Senior Scholars, Researcher and ETA Student grantees. In their honor, the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission organizes every October the Orientation Seminar aimed at introducing them to the new environment and help them adapt, know each other and meet Romanian academics, colleagues and alumni of the program.
The current group of American Fulbright grantees consists of professors and students who teach and do research in the fields of American Studies, Philosophy, Business Administration, Engineering, Neuroscience, Education, Social Work, Comparative Literature and Modern History, English Teaching Assistantships at universities and institutions in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Brasov, Constanta, Timisoara, Suceava.
After the official part of the program on October 9, attended by U.S. and Romanian high officials, the U.S. grantees participated in this year’s edition of the biennial RAAS – Fulbright Conference entitled (Im)Migration Patterns: Displacement and Relocation in Contemporary America, October 10-12, 2014.
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