Student Life Archive

Another distinctive feature of a residential liberal arts college experience are the daily, varied opportunities to learn outside the classroom – through service learning projects, alternative spring breaks, clubs that enrich campus and in some cases compete nationally, and a variety of opportunities to explore interests and try out ideas.
Our students are also frequently winners of national and international awards such as the Watson Fellowships, Fulbright Scholarships and the Truman Scholarship, among others. Along with campus honors, the strong campus life programs at these residential colleges helps produce graduates who use their experiences throughout their careers and lives.


Three Bowdoin Seniors Receive Fulbright Research Grants

Three Bowdoin seniors, Kacey Berry, Jacob Blum and Emma Cutler, have received Fulbright grants to do research next year in foreign countries. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is designed to increase mutual understanding between Americans and people of other countries, and grantees are selected not only for their strong academic background but also for their […]

Originally posted: June 7, 2013

Bowdoin Seniors Win Fulbright Teaching, Language Study Grants

Setting out for their first year as Bowdoin graduates, Fulbright recipients Samantha Burns, Daniel Ertis, Uchechi Esonu, RaiNesha Miller and Erin St. Peter will travel to far-off places around the world to teach English. Meanwhile, Adam Rasgon will study Arabic in Egypt. Elena Crosley was also awarded a three-year Fulbright Canada Science, Technology, Engineering, and […]

Originally posted: June 7, 2013

Three students named Rossing Physics Scholars

Kevin Dalla Santa ’14, Rebecca Gobel ’14, and Leah Roth ’14 will each receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Foundation through the Rossing Fund for Physics Education Endowment.

Originally posted: May 31, 2013

McCammon ’13, Kieffer ’13 Win Fulbright Fellowships for Work in Turkey

Two Carleton College students have been awarded highly competitive Fulbright Fellowships to pursue graduate work abroad in Turkey as Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs).

Originally posted: May 30, 2013

Junior Katie Blackburn Awarded Fulbright-Hays Scholarship for Field Studies Program in China

Just about the time most Lawrence University students head for home this summer, Katie Blackburn will be returning to school — in China — as both a student and a teacher.

Originally posted: May 30, 2013

Seven Seniors Awarded 2013 Fulbright Fellowships

Seven members of the Swarthmore Class of 2013, and an alumna from the Class of 2012, are recipients of Fulbright fellowships for 2013.

Originally posted: May 29, 2013

Fulbright Bound for Malaysia

Alex Clavering ’13 has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Malaysia, where he will teach English to Malaysian high school students from January to October 2014.

Originally posted: May 28, 2013

Anthropology-Sociology Students Present Research at Conference

Two Knox College anthropology and sociology students, seniors Megan Beney and Eva Marley, recently presented their research at the Central States Anthropology Society (CSAS) conference in St. Louis, Missouri.

Originally posted: May 28, 2013

Sullivan ’13 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Sri Lanka

Kelsi Sullivan ’13 has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Sri Lanka, where she will teach English to Sri Lankan high school students during the 2013-14 academic year.

Originally posted: May 28, 2013

Luther College students receive Fulbright awards

The Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has announced that Laura Harney, class of 2013; Kimberly Horner, class of 2011; and Matthew Lind, class of 2013, have been selected for Fulbright awards for the 2013-14 academic year.

Originally posted: May 26, 2013

Susquehanna Enactus Team Earns Top 40 Ranking at National Expo

The Susquehanna University Enactus team earned a top 40 ranking at the Enactus National Expo held May 21–24 in Kansas City, Mo. The Susquehanna team advanced to the national exposition after being named a regional champion at the Enactus U.S. Regional Competition held March 22 in Baltimore.

Originally posted: May 25, 2013

Five honored with Fulbright awards

A Lewis & Clark senior and four alumni will spend the next year teaching overseas after receiving prestigious awards from the Fulbright Program.

Originally posted: May 24, 2013

BIOS-STEM Students Find Success at Susquehanna

When the first group of BIOS-STEM students arrived on campus for a week of orientation in June, they were introduced to the biology faculty, each other and life at Susquehanna. They also received their first taste of the many opportunities available to them through the BIOS program.

Originally posted: May 24, 2013

‘Jeopardy!’ Experience ‘100% Positive’ for Cindy Cammarn ’14

Bowdoin junior Cindy Cammarn first had to make it through rigorous try-outs to qualify as a contestant for Jeopardy!’s College Championships, held this spring. She then went on to win the first round of competition to make it to the semifinals.

Originally posted: May 23, 2013

Fulbright Recipient Will Conduct Research in Philippines

Paul Fontelo ’13 has received a Fulbright grant to study classical music composition from leading Filipino composers and musicians at the University of the Philippines College of Music during the 2013-14 academic year.

Originally posted: May 22, 2013