Thursday, March 8, is International Women’s Day, a very important holiday in Russia. To celebrate, the Russian Club invites you to make paper flowers for the important women in your life on the OC from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Brian Fuller ’07 earned degrees in Russian and politics at Cornell, including a semester spent studying in Russia as a senior. He’s found that many of the skills he learned at Cornell now serve him well closer to home in his role with the Cornell Admission Office.
Laura Erceg ’06 earned a Fulbright award as a senior and spent 2006-07 in Vladivostok, Russia, working with at-risk youth for a variety of programs. As a student, she studied for a semester in Krasnodar, Russia through an Associated Colleges of the Midwest program.
After graduating with a degree in Russian, Amanda Ross ’06 spent a year in Vladimir, Russia teaching English at the American Home, a small language school. She then returned to Cornell to staff the college’s newly established International and Off-Campus Studies Office.
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell College senior Nic Wondra of Centennial, Colo. has received a Fulbright Award for 2009-2010 to study the educational system of the Republic of Georgia.
As a Cornell Fellow for the U.S. Department of State in Yerevan, Armenia, Nic Wondra experienced many aspects of diplomacy during a period of intense political turmoil and violence. Wondra calls his three-block fellowship “the most rewarding and edifying work experience I have ever had.”
MOUNT VERNON – Laura Erceg of Bemidji, Minn., a recent graduate of Cornell College with majors in Russian and sociology, has been awarded a Fulbright grant, the second Cornell student to receive a Fulbright this year. Beginning in August, Erceg will spend 10 1/2 months in Russia hosted by the psychology and social sciences department […]