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Marissa Donlevie '20 receives Fulbright Award in Ecuador

Marissa Donlevie '20 receives Fulbright Award to Ecuador

Marissa Donlevie stands by the flag of Ecuador

Marissa Donlevie '20 (major in Spanish with teaching certification; minors in TESOL and speech and language pathology) has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Award in Ecuador by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Donlevie's 9-month grant assignment will allow her to research, teach English, and integrate with the local community under the larger context of representing America and strengthening international relations. Fulbright is the world’s largest and most diverse international educational exchange program, and the award is a reflection of Donlevie's leadership and contributions to society.

The Fulbright Program is devoted to increasing mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Fulbright is the world’s largest and most diverse international educational exchange program. As a grantee, Donlevie joins the ranks of many distinguished program participants. Fulbright alumni have become heads of state, judges, ambassadors, cabinet ministers, CEOs, and university presidents, as well as leading journalists, artists, scientists, and teachers. They include 60 Nobel Laureates, 86 Pulitzer Prize winners, 74 MacArthur Fellows, and thousands of leaders across the private, public and non-profit sectors. Since its inception in 1946, more than 390,000 “Fulbrighters” have participated in the Program

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