Cleveland, OH – Two John Carroll University alumni have recently been named Fulbright Scholars.

Kelly Crawford, a 2010 John Carroll graduate, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to teach English in Korea. Crawford is from Pickerington, Ohio.

Matthew Joyce majored in History at John Carroll and received a bachelor’s degree in 2004.  The Fulbright Program will enable him to conduct research next year in China, concentrating on the contributions of the Yi minority to the Long March. Matthew currently lives in Hawaii. He is from McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania.

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.

John Carroll University, founded in 1886 as Saint Ignatius College, is located in University Heights, Ohio, in suburban Cleveland. The University was renamed in 1923 to honor America’s first Catholic Bishop, John Carroll of Maryland. Its Jesuit Catholic mission inspires individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and the world.  John Carroll University is recognized nationally for an exceptional four-year graduation rate, teaching excellence, and a commitment to living a faith that does justice as central to its mission. John Carroll is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. 

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Posted on July 1, 2010
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