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Three recent University of Portland graduates earn prestigious post-graduate research and teaching awards for Europe
Jeanie Toscano received a research Fulbright grant to investigate educational opportunities for Turkish immigrants in
All three graduates were part of the University’s commencement ceremony on May 4. Toscano graduated with bachelor’s degrees in social work and German studies. Gregg graduated with bachelor’s degrees in history and German studies. Rossignol graduated with bachelor’s degrees in English and French studies.
Twenty students from the
The United States Fulbright program began in 1946 after World War II to “assist in the development of friendly, sympathetic and peaceful relations between the United States and other countries of the world” through the exchange of students, scholars and professionals. The program operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.
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