Grand Valley recognized as top producer of Fulbrights

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Grand Valley was recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Several faculty members received Fulbright grants during the 2010-2011 academic year. Hermann Kurthen, associate professor of sociology, received a grant to conduct research in Germany; and Scott Stabler, assistant professor of history, received a grant to study in Ghana; and Susan Carson, associate professor of education, recently earned a grant to study in India.

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government; it is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

Faculty members interested in applying for Fulbright grants can contact Robert Smart, executive director of the Center for Scholarly & Creative Excellence, at smartr@gvsu.edu. Students interested in applying for grants can contact Amanda Cuevas, director of the Office of Fellowships in the Meijer Honors College, at cuevasam@gvsu.edu.

A listing of previous Grand Valley Fulbright faculty awardees can be found at www.cies.org/schlr_directories/ .