Chapter Spotlight: Minnesota

Chapter Spotlight: Minnesota

On September 23, the Minnesota chapter of the Fulbright Association hosted a commemorative musical recital for Julieta Alvarado-Rieppel, former chapter president and wife of current board member Dr. Daniel Rieppel. Dr. Julieta Margarita Alvarado-Rieppel passed away on May 2, 2017 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. To read more about Julieta’s life and accomplishments, please click here. Pianist Daniel Rieppel, a Minnesota native of Austro-Hungarian and Norwegian descent, holds Bachelor and Master of Music

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November 30, 2018 1

Chapter Spotlight: Greater Pittsburgh Area Chapter

Chapter Spotlight: Greater Pittsburgh Area Chapter

The Fulbright Association welcomes its newest chapter to its nationwide network: the Greater Pittsburgh Area Chapter. On September 20, 2018, Fulbrighters and friends of international education residing around the Pittsburgh region came together at the University of Pittsburgh for the chapter’s inauguration. Over 40 individuals, including both present and former Fulbrighters, were in attendance to support the chapter’s launch, where attendees brought with them the energy for engagement, the enthusiasm to connect, and most of

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October 29, 2018 0

Chapter Spotlight: New Hampshire

Chapter Spotlight: New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Chapter is committed to promoting the mission of the Fulbright Program and engaging the international exchange community across the New Hampshire region through diverse events. This summer, the New Hampshire Chapter did something both exciting and unusual: they paired up with the Maine Chapter to hold a joint chapter event. Together, members of both chapters gathered at the Pease International Tradeport to meet for a personal tour of the port with executive

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September 26, 2018 0

Chapter Spotlight: New Mexico

Chapter Spotlight: New Mexico

The New Mexico Chapter has worked diligently to establish a strong, state-wide network of Fulbright alumni and supporters of international exchange. Through a mutually beneficial relationship with the University of New Mexico and proactive leadership, the chapter has brought Fulbrighters from across the state together for internationally-focused events. The chapter co-sponsored an event with the Abrepaso Flamenco Company, which is directed by Alice Blumenfeld, who studied flamenco in Spain on a Fulbright grant and was

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June 22, 2018 0

Chapter Spotlight: Western New York/Northwest Pennsylvania

Chapter Spotlight: Western New York/Northwest Pennsylvania

The Western New York/Northwest Pennsylvania Chapter of the Fulbright Association is dedicated to spreading the ideals of the Fulbright Program across the region through its programming and communications. The chapter serves both alumni and prospective Fulbrighters through a variety of partnerships within the broader international exchange community in the WNY/NWPA region. The chapter frequently collaborates with local universities to host small-scale conferences related to international exchange topics. Last spring, the Western New York/Northwest Pennsylvania chapter

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June 20, 2018 0