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Nazareth Named Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students, 2013-2014

  • Published: November 06, 2013

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Public Relations: Julie Long (585) 389-2456, jlong2@naz.edu

Fulbright information for students: Mark Madigan, mmadiga2@naz.edu

 

 

Nazareth Named Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students, 2013-2014

Nazareth College is on the U.S. Department of State’s recently released complete list of colleges and universities that produced the most 2013-2014 Fulbright U.S. Students.  The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.  The success of the top-producing institutions is highlighted in the October 28 edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education. (If you click on the link to the story, scroll down to the second chart to see Nazareth under master's institutions.)

Three students from Nazareth College won Fulbright awards for 2013-2014. (Click here for full story) In the last six years, there have been 21 Fulbrights awarded to Nazareth College students. The Fulbright competition is administered at Nazareth College through Fulbright Student Program Adviser Mark Madigan. To learn more about the Fulbright Program at Nazareth College visit: www.naz.edu/fulbright

Over 1,800 U.S. students, artists and young professionals in more than 100 different fields of study have been offered Fulbright Program grants to study, teach English, and conduct research in over 140 countries throughout the world beginning this fall. 

Established in 1946 under legislation introduced by the late Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the Fulbright Program’s objective is to build mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the rest of the world. Sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program is America’s flagship international education exchange.

Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.

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