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Congratulations and Bon Voyage to Our New Academic Ambassadors: Hunter’s 2016 Recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Awards

Regularly named a “Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars and Students,” Hunter celebrates the announcement of the prestigious program’s 2016 grants for work and study abroad.

Five recent grads will soon head overseas on Fulbright U.S. Student Awards. We honor their success with a brief look at their lives so far, long-term goals, and immediate Fulbright plans:

Karen Du ’16 Destination Taiwan – To teach English and aspects of Western culture to rural schoolchildren.

Amanda Mancini (MA ’16) – Destination Madagascar – To continue her research on one of the rainforest’s most endangered species.

Lindsay Romano (MA ’15) – Destination Colombia – To teach English to college students in Bogotá.

Leanne Tory-Murphy ’15 – Destination Italy – To collect oral histories of immigrants now landing on Sicily’s shores.

Sean Werkheiser (MSEd ’16) – Destination Colombia – To teach business English to college students in Bogotá.

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