Berea College Announces Fulbright Awards for 2020-21

Two Berea College students received national recognition from the  Fulbright U.S. Student Program through the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Meredith Black ’19 received her Fulbright award to be an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Germany and Shelby Wheeler ’16 to be an ETA in Spain.

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Fulbright Fellowship Granted to Miller

Published originally in the Spring 2011 issue of Berea College Magazine

by Deb McIntyre, ’11

Chris Miller, associate director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center and College curator, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for the fall 2011 semester. This fellowship will allow him to travel to IvanoFrankivsk, Ukraine, in the Carpathian mountain range to explore Appalachian parallels. He will research how “material culture is used to construct and portray highlander identity.” Comparative regional scholarship is considered to be on the leading edge of contemporary Appalachian studies. Chris has pursued similar studies in the past.