class of 2011, was awarded a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant grant for 2011-12. She will be living in Germany and teaching English to
students in grades 7 – 13. In addition to time spent in the classroom,
she plans to engage students in dialogues about multiculturalism, stereotypes,
and peer education.
Fulbright is a great opportunity," she said recently, “not only to gain an
incredible skill set in teaching English, but also to learn about some of the
intricacies of European and American culture and hopefully use my experience to
further develop a relationship between the two populations."
International Studies major and double minor in Global Politics and
International Economic Development, is from Juneau, Alaska. She came to Seattle
University for its strong program in International Studies, focus on global
engagement, and emphasis on social justice and community service. While at
Seattle University, she took advantage of the school's great study abroad
opportunities, studying theology in Italy, building houses in Mexico with
Campus Ministry, studying European integration and German in Berlin, and
working with a USAID educational development project in Skopje, Macedonia. She
also worked at Meany Middle School and Madrona K-8 with SU’s Treehouse Tutoring
Corps and had internships at the World Affairs Council and Global Visionaries.
year in Germany, she plans to pursue a Ph.D, in international political science
and work in international education both domestically and abroad.
Students in the
College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, can
choose from 33 major and 37 minor degree programs.
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