Millikin awarded more Fulbrights than any other Illinois bachelor's institution in 2021-22
Millikin University is one of the top 10 producers of 富布赖特U.S. 2021-22年度本科院校奖学金生. 每年，美国政府都在采取行动.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces the top producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, 美国.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program. The Chronicle of Higher Education publishes the lists annually.
Two scholars from Millikin University were awarded Fulbright awards for 2021-22—more than any other bachelor's institution in Illinois.
"We congratulate the colleges and universities we are honoring as 2021-22 Fulbright Top Producing Institutions and are especially delighted to celebrate the institutions that are being recognized as Fulbright Top Producers for the first time. These institutions reflect the geographic and institutional diversity of higher education in 美国nited States, 包括少数民族服务机构,伊桑·罗森茨韦格说, deputy assistant secretary of 状态 for 学术 项目 in 美国.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Rosenzweig补充道, "We thank the leadership of these institutions for supporting their faculty and administrators who pursue Fulbright awards. 作为回报, 这些机构受益于新的, global perspectives and new international collaborations, which can positively impact local and global communities. 富布赖特U.S. 168体育首页们扩大了研究的范围和范围, 扩大网络, and further development of 行业 which work to address local and global challenges."
168体育校长博士. 吉姆雷诺指出, "Millikin is very proud of the remarkable work of the faculty from our University who have been selected for these prestigious fellowships. In the tumultuous times we are experiencing currently, The Fulbright Program continues to serve as a vehicle for faculty and students from around the world to share not only their knowledge and expertise with others, but also their humanity and compassion for all those united in the common purpose of education. 用参议员J. William Fulbright who helped establish this program in 1946, 就在第二次世界大战结束时, “教育交流可以让国家变成人民, contributing as no other form of communication can to the humanizing of international relations.'"
Dr. 劳拉·迪安, associate professor of political science at Millikin University, 担任米利金的富布赖特委员会主席.
"The Fulbright Committee at Millikin University is proud of our outreach work to the scholarly community which led to Millikin being named one of the 10 Fulbright Top Producing Baccalaureate Institutions in 2021-2022院长说:“.
Millikin教员 Dr. Mirela坦塔，艺术史副教授，还有 Dr. 马克Tonelli, assistant professor of applied guitar and coordinator of the Guitar Studies Program, were awarded Fulbright Scholar fellowships to Romania and Brazil, 分别, 在过去的几年里, Millikin faculty have won Fulbright fellowships to Japan, 德国、拉脱维亚.
Dr. 马克Tonelli (above) was awarded a Fulbright award to Brazil for 2021-22
"Since the Fulbright Committee was re-established at Millikin University in 2017 we have seen a significant increase in the number of faculty receiving Fulbright Scholar fellowships and Millikin even hosted a Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence, Dr. 来自加纳的维多利亚·巴姆院长说:“. "We believe that these faculty will bring their international knowledge and experience back to the classroom and the wider Millikin community furthering our mission to prepare students for a life of democratic citizenship in a global environment."
The Fulbright Program was established over 75 years ago to increase mutual understanding between the people of 美国nited States and the people of other countries. Fulbright is the world's largest and most diverse international educational exchange program. The primary source of funding for the Fulbright Program is an annual appropriation made by 美国.S. 美国国会.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Dr. Victoria Bam of Ghana (above) was the first Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at 米利金，8月来到学校. 2019
自1946年成立以来, 超过400,000 people from all backgrounds—recent university graduates, 老师, 科学家和研究人员, 艺术家, and more—have participated in the Fulbright Program and returned to their home countries with an expanded worldview, a deep appreciation for their host country and its people, 还有一个新的同事和朋友网络.
Fulbright alumni work to make a positive impact on their communities, 行业, and the world and have included 40 heads of 状态 or government, 61年诺贝尔奖得主, 89位普利策奖得主, 76年麦克阿瑟奖获得者, and countless leaders and changemakers who carry forward the Fulbright mission of enhancing mutual understanding.
Fulbright is active in more than 160 countries worldwide and partners with participating governments, 主办机构, 公司, and foundations in foreign countries and in 美国nited States. Many of these organizations also provide direct and indirect support. 非洲经委会赞助富布赖特项目, 和一些非营利, cooperative partners implement and support the program on the Bureau's behalf. For more information about the Fulbright Program, visit eca.状态.gov /富布赖特.