TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 27, 2013 –The University of Scranton, a U.S. News & World Report-ranked university, has again been recognized as one of the “Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students.”
The regionally accredited university joined 20 other prestigious universities on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of “Master’s Institutions.” It is the ninth straight year that The University of Scranton has garnered national distinction for its success in producing Fulbright scholars.
Five University of Scranton graduates were honored with Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2013-2014 academic year. This program is considered to be the U.S. government’s foremost scholarship program. Selected from among more than 9,000 applicants, the honorees will study, teach and conduct research in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
“We are delighted to congratulate our latest Fulbright scholars as they pursue their professional goals at home and abroad while serving others through volunteer work,” said W. Jeffrey Welsh, PhD, Dean of the College of Graduate and Continuing Education.
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For more information on how The University of Scranton can meet teachers’ continuing education needs, call toll-free 1-855-300-1471 or visit www.uscranton.com.
About The University of Scranton
Nestled in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania, The University of Scranton was founded in 1888 and has been educating students in the Jesuit tradition since 1942. It is consistently ranked among the top 10 regional universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report. The University of Scranton is accredited by The Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Education programs are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). The College of Graduate and Continuing Education is authorized to award graduate degrees by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.