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International Women’s Day Event

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.


Russian and politics major joins admissions staff

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.


Erceg applies Russian Fulbright experience to work with Slavic youth in U.S.

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.


Alumnus Ross joins staff to expand off-campus study opportunites

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.


Wondra awarded Fulbright for Russian studies

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.


Wondra completes State Department fellowship in Armenia

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.”


2nd Cornell student awarded Fulbright grant

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 […]


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