Jane Rouse ’12 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey

Originally posted: June 5, 2012

Jane Rouse ’12 has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey.

A May graduate, Rouse majored in mathematics with a double minor in French and anthropology.  She studied abroad through Hamilton’s program in France during her junior year. While at Hamilton, Rouse was a mathematics tutor for the Quantitative Literacy Center, a French teaching assistant, a calculus peer tutor, and a math teaching assistant at the Summer Institute for the Gifted.

She participated in Study Buddies a program through which she tutored middle and high school students from Utica. Rouse was the president and a member of the French Club, participated in Hogwarts at Hamilton, and played intramural soccer.

Upon her return from Turkey, Rouse will pursue graduate studies and then hopes to work for an international company.

Rouse is the daughter of Durdane and Robert Rouse of Glen Rock, N.J.

The Fulbright ETA Program, an element of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, places U.S. students as English teaching assistants in schools or universities overseas, thus improving foreign students’ English language abilities and knowledge of the United States while increasing their own language skills and knowledge of the host country. ETAs may also pursue individual study/research plans in addition to their teaching responsibilities.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright program is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.

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