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Our students and faculty are finding meaningful success through purposeful work and research, while cultivating high value skills, knowledge and understanding. Here are some of their stories.
Inspired by “The Last Lecture” delivered to her graduating class by Michael Tomko, PhD, Aisha Chughtai ’15 CLAS is taking what she learned at Villanova into the world as a 2016-2017 Fulbright US Student Grant recipient. Aisha will be traveling to Turkey to teach English at a university. read more
Cherisse Smith ’14 CLAS (History) calls her 2015-2016 U.S. Fulbright English Teaching Award to teach English in Macau “the perfect merging of my personal and academic interests, as well as my career goals.” She believes her Fulbright experience will help broaden her perspective and be instrumental in continuing her journey into the field of education. read more
A junior from Upper Saddle River, NJ, Meghan Cullinan ’17 CLAS is a double major in Mathematics and Secondary Education. From this May to June, Meghan took part in the America’s Unofficial Ambassadors program, which took her to Indonesia. It was her first time in Asia after she studied abroad last summer in London. read more
For Tom Trainer ’15 CLAS, his 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to travel to Jamaica is not going to be a day at the beach. He will be studying the intersection of the performance arts and political processes in the Caribbean nation. His ultimate career goal is use the performing arts, news broadcasting and entertainment to inspire political and social action. read more