Student Fulbright Winners Are Announced, and Hunter Celebrates Another Banner Year
Hunter has an exceptional record as a producer of Fulbright award winners, and 2014 is proving to be another banner year.
Two new graduates, a student who just received her master's from the School of Education, a member of the class of 2013 who is now earning a graduate degree at the School of Education, and a member of the class of 2012 are the Hunter-educated recipients of highly prestigious 2014 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to live, work and study abroad.
These outstanding young scholars are the recently announced winners:
Eddie Grinman '14, a biology major who graduated from the Thomas Hunter Honors Program. He will conduct research in neuroscience at Kurume University in Japan.
Ariela Hazan '14, a biology major who graduated from the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter. She will work as an English teaching assistant in Taiwan.
Alyssa Marchetti, MSEd '14, who received her master's in special education this spring. She will teach English in Taiwan.
Madina Wahab '13, a middle-school teacher who majored in English and Adolescent Education and is now pursuing her graduate teaching degree at Hunter. She will work as an English teaching assistant in Tajikistan.
Adam Wier '12, a translator, writer and actor who graduated from the Thomas Hunter Honors Program with a major in Spanish-English translation and interpretation. He will work as an English teaching assistant in Colombia.