FEAC-EducationUSA Hosts Presentations by Columbia, Dartmouth, Northwestern, Princeton and Vanderbilt University Admission Directors

The Fulbright Educational Advising Center-EducationUSA was honored to receive the visit of admission directors from prestigious U.S. universities such as Columbia, Dartmouth, Northwestern, Princeton and Vanderbilt on May 19, 2017. The students (and, in some cases, their parents too) who attended the joint presentation received information about the main benefits of attending these five exceptional institutions of higher learning, along with details about the admission process. The presentation included a brief Q&A session with all five representatives and concluded with an extended discussion held by each individual director with any and all members of the audience interested in applying to their respective universities.

Collaboration between the University of Bucharest and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Facilitated by Fulbright Alumnae

Friday, May 12, 2017, dr. Luisa-Maria Rosu (UIUC, Fulbright alumna) presented "The role of Evaluation in promoting Diversity in STEM Educational Programs in USA." Luisa Maria Rosu was the key note speaker of the 6th edition of the conference "Education for future: scenarios and resources" organized by the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Bucharest.  
The conference brings together undergraduate and master degree students in the field of educational sciences from FPES and similar institutions at the national level. It represents a forum for exchanging ideas about contemporary issues in education, stimulating students from educational sciences field to reflect and express their study and research interests. On a longer term, the conference is meant to be a platform for communication and sharing as a basis for future professional communities in the field of education.
Catalina Ulrich Hygum (another Fulbright alumna) continues the long cooperation between the University of Bucharest and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Interview with U.S. Fulbrighter Shaun Williams

Shaun Williams, from Indiana University, Bloomington, a Fulbright researcher in Ethnomusicology, was recently Interviewed by Formula As. A fascinating story about lautari and manele, as well as the history of a family and present endeavors.

NMSU, Bellevue College & Susquehanna University Reps Connect with Students in Bucharest

On May 16, the FEAC-EducationUSA team organized two events for high schoolers interested in studying in the U.S., featuring representatives of three U.S. higher education institutions, namely, Dr. Philip Hull – International Recruiter, Northwest Missouri State University, James Goonan – Director, International Admissions, Susquehanna University, and Hewa Schwan – International Recruitment Manager, Bellevue College.
Our guests had a chance to connect with students at the Lauder-Reut Educational Complex, highlighting the wide variety and freedom of choice afforded by the U.S. education system, and study opportunities for international applicants at their respective institutions, ranging from a 2+2 program at Bellevue College to a four-year undergraduate program at either a public (Northwest Missouri State University) or private university (Susquehanna).
Read more: NMSU, Bellevue College & Susquehanna University Reps Connect with Students in Bucharest

FEAC-EducationUSA Adviser Meets with Students in Bacău

On May 10, the FEAC-EducationUSA adviser delivered a presentation on U.S. study opportunities at the “Vasile Alecsandri” National College in Bacău. Over 50 students attended the presentation, co-organized by the American Corner Bacău, keen to learn more about the path to study in the U.S. and financial aid opportunities. A number of them voiced a solid interest in the United States as a study destination and eagerly joined the conversation. The FEAC adviser encouraged prospective applicants to take advantage of the newest test preparation materials awaiting them at the local American Corner and to keep in touch with the FEAC-EducationUSA team via online advising.
Many thanks to Ms. Oana Jianu, American Corner Bacău coordinator, for her invaluable support in organizing and promoting the event.

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Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

Adress: 2 Ing. Nicolae Costinescu Street, sector 1, Bucharest, Romania
Phone: 021.230.77.19
Fax: 021.230.77.38
E-mail: office@fulbright.ro

Fulbright Educational Advising Center

Phone: 021.231.90.15
E-mail: feac@fulbright.ro

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