HBCU Faculty and Administrators participate in Fulbright to support research, globalize campuses, and internationalize curriculum.
Dr. Simmons reflected on her journey from a sharecropping family to the president of three universities, and how cross-cultural education helped her find her voice as a leader.
Yoko Kamiwaka credits her “truly diverse” Fulbright experience at the Harvard Kennedy School with inspiring her career in public service and government.
Keshia Abraham, an author, consultant, international educator, and scholar of the African Diaspora, is a two-time Fulbrighter with experience in more than 50 countries. Her work is guided by a commitment to internationalization and global learning, especially at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
President Elayne Hayes-Anthony, Ph.D. discusses how Fulbright advances her university’s strategic goals and benefits students, faculty, and the JSU community.
On September 18, the U.S. Department of State announced 19 HBCUs as “Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leaders” in recognition of their noteworthy engagement with the Fulbright Program during the 2022-23 academic year.
Kendra L. Mitchell, Ph.D. is a professor who serves as a Fulbright Program Adviser at Florida A&M University (FAMU), the historically Black university (HBCU) where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Her experience as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant during a time of student protest in South Africa has been invaluable in helping her students to see other perspectives.
After graduating from Virginia State University, a historically black university, engineering student Hunter Mack spent a year as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in the Southern Bohemian region of the Czech Republic. He discusses the powerful connections he was able to make with students and their community by through shared family experiences and mutual interests.