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Results are Tagged with "Western Hemisphere"

FLEX Student of the Month — January 2014

Tsiala Khomasuridze, a World Link student from Georgia, is committed to volunteering as well as sharing her Georgian culture and traditions with her host community, school, family, and friends.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month — January 2014

Marija Srejic, a World Link student from Serbia, eagerly seeks volunteer opportunities and has found several ways to help her host community, such as volunteering twice a week with a children’s literacy program and tutoring an elementary age student.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month — November 2013

Milos Djordjevic is an outgoing, social American Council student who turns every contact he makes into an opportunity to learn.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month — September 2013

Jelica, a World Link student from Serbia, is taking full advantage of the opportunities offered at her host school and in her host community.

Jóvenes en Acción (Youth In Action)

The Jóvenes en Acción (Youth in Action) Program provides high school students from Mexico the opportunity to spend one month in the United States to build leadership, communication, English language, and community engagement skills.

Fulbright Foreign Student Alumna Introduces First Seeing-Eye Dog to Mongolia

As a student in Mongolia, Uyanga Erdenbold did not have the same opportunity to read books as her fellow students did until she reached college.

Discovering American Culture

Nodirjon Siddikov was expecting many things when he came to Rochester, New York, as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program in 2009, but a vibrant food culture was not one of them.

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute Alumnus Reflects on His Fellowship

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Daniel Voda, a 2010 BFTF Alumnus from Moldova, reflects on his experience at the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.

My Extended Minnesota Family

Fahmida Zaman sometimes missed her family in Bangladesh during her Global Undergraduate Exchange Program experience. She spent the better part of 2012 at St. Catherine University in Minnesota, well removed from her home. But, she is thankful for the connections she made with professors, her “friendship family,” American and international students, and one very memorable meeting with another Bangladeshi.

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