Kukurugya-Rabaut, '13, Receives French Teaching Assistantship

Genevieve Kukurugya-Rabaut, '13
Recent graduate Genevieve Kukurugya-Rabaut heads for France later this year, at the invitation of the French government. Kukurugya-Rabaut was accepted to the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), a program of the national government that provides American English teachers for the public school system. She will spend seven months teaching in the Versailles area, near Albion's sister cities of Noisy-le-Roi and Bailly.

German, Chemistry Double Majors Earn RISE Internships

Alissa Reddy and Eric Fink
Albion students Eric Fink and Alissa Reddy were recently awarded internships with the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program, part of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The DAAD/RISE program will pay Fink and Reddy, both majoring in chemistry and German, while they live in Germany for three months, working with German doctoral candidates on chemistry research.

Alumnae Receive Fulbright Teaching Fellowships

Katie Kirsch, '12

Recent graduates Katie Kirsch, '12, and Sarah Julian, '09, are the latest in a streak of Albion graduate Fulbright winners. As 2012 recipients of Fulbright Teaching Scholarships, Kirsch heads to Rwanda in early 2013 to teach English, while Julian will teach English in Austria.

Taking on Tokyo: Emilee Studley's Off-Campus Experience

Kamakura Buddha, taken by Emilee Studley

There are times when I am walking through Tokyo, talking to my host-family in Japanese, or ordering local cuisine from a privately owned business, that I truly cannot believe that I’m half way across the world on an island called Japan … it seems that this country, no matter how long I stay, will continue to surprise me with more things to learn and discover.

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