Cleveland, OH – Two John Carroll University graduating seniors have recently won Fulbright fellowships.

Dina Baky will spend nine months in the Bordeaux Region of France, teaching students, ages 8-11. Baky will begin her Fulbright teaching assistantship in October. She is in the Honors Program at John Carroll and will graduate in May with a self-designed major in political psychology. Baky is from Canfield, Ohio.

Joshua Marcin will pursue independent research in El Salvador for approximately one year. His Fulbright fellowship provides a grant to study the banking and financial education options for families in El Salvador who are receiving money from relatives working abroad (remittances). Marcin has a double major, political science and Spanish. The Akron, Ohio, native will also graduate in May.

The Fulbright Program, established in 1946, is sponsored by the U.S. State Department. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.”

Posted on May 1, 2009
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