Celebrating our very own Claire Lynch and Etienne Forbes!
Students Claire Lynch and Etienne Forbes are headed to Europe this fall on Fulbright awards
The two graduating seniors going a select group of 2018-2019 winners nationally in the Fulbright U.S. student program.
A little bit about our scholars...
Claire, is a Political Science & Jewish studies double major in the Colin Powell School and Macaulay Honors College at CCNY.
She is the recipient of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant. She'll spend September 2018 to June 2019 as a teacher in Spanish capital's bilingual educational system.
A resident of Bayville Long Island, Claire plans to attend Law School and specialize in human right law.
“Subjects that I may teach include literature, history and all in English, but about 50% of my time will be devoted to teaching Model United Nations in a program called Global Classrooms. ”
Etienne is a U.S. Navy veteran who on his return to school graduates from CCNY with a BA in psychology on June 1st.
The Fulbright U.S. student grant will take him to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in September for a one-year Master's of Science degree program in culture, organization and management.
His thoughts on Vrije Universiteit...
“I fell in love with the institute teaching methodology and the city itself.”
A resident of Crown Heights in Brooklyn, Etienne's long term goal is to pursue a PhD in education and become a college professor. His research areas of interest are diversity, inclusion, and educational equality.