After a more than seven-hour journey across the Atlantic, Frank McCartan left his native Northern Ireland to reach Marymount University as an exchange student and recipient of the Study USA scholarship. McCartan recently earned a degree in finance at Queen’s University Belfast and heard about the Study USA program from a friend. Unsure of […]
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Marymount professor spends fall semester in Hungary with Fulbright grant
When he was less than one year old, Dr. Adam Kovach‘s family arrived in the U.S. as political refugees from his parents’ native country of Hungary. Decades later, with the help of a prestigious Fulbright grant, he has returned on an academic and personal mission. A Professor of Philosophy at Marymount University, Dr. Kovach […]
Marymount welcomes its first Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Asst.
For the first time, Marymount University’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) is welcoming a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) to campus during the 2021-22 academic year. Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright FLTA Program is designed to develop Americans’ knowledge of foreign cultures and […]
Center for Global Engagement delivers virtual study abroad experience during the pandemic
When confronted with the challenge of delivering a study abroad experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, Marymount University’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) didn’t miss a beat. “We were not able to travel — yet, that did not mean we couldn’t connect with the world,” explained Victor Betancourt, Assistant Vice President for Global Engagement. The […]