Former Spider Emily Landon Named a Fulbright Scholar

  • 4th May 2019
Former Spider Emily Landon Named a Fulbright Scholar Women’s Swimming & Diving 05/01/2019
Emily Landon - Fulbright Scholar
RICHMOND, Va. – Former Spider swimmer Emily Landon earned a Fulbright Scholarship this past week and will continue her graduate education in Tajikistan next year. Landon, a four-year letterwinner for Spider swimming, graduating in 2018 with a double major in International Studies: World Politics/Diplomacy and Arabic Studies with a minor in history.
Next year, Landon will be teaching in Tajikistan where she’ll be working at one of six American Space locations, teaching English and running skills programs that are tailored to her background and student interest. She will also be working in the community. During her undergrad, Landon studied abroad in Morocco and Peru, also teaching English. That experience encouraged her to apply to the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship as she is one of three Richmond Students to earn the scholarship.
The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grants provide participants the opportunity to assist in the teaching of English in American Spaces Tajikistan and immerse in the local culture. American Spaces are located throughout Tajikistan and serve as dedicated information centers that help introduce visitors to America’s story. The American Spaces also serve as a platform for public diplomacy [JB emphasis] and English language programs, helping to build cultural bridges. The Tajikistan English Teaching Assistant Program seeks applicants who are able to be flexible while functioning in an under-resourced environment and who are eager to immerse in the local culture.
Original Article

Please follow and like us:

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages


  • Welcome to Digital Diplomacy: Cultivating Bridges between Nations 28th May 2020
    We are living in a digital world in which anyone can pick up their phone and see the very latest information in world news, politicians’ latest comments and leaders’ latest tweets. With so many open and direct information and commination channels, how does the diplomat still fit in? For some time now, Digital Diplomacy has […]
  • How “The adjoining house at the Lustig Prean Gasse” became the British Embassy 27th May 2020
    Skip to content Leigh Turner Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna Part of UK in Austria 27th May 2020 Vienna, Austria How “The adjoining house at the Lustig Prean Gasse” became the British Embassy “The Ministry of Works may have ideas about office accommodation. […]

RSS Diplo Portal Belgrade

  • North Macedonia Party Accused of Playing With COVID Restrictions 27th May 2020
    Original Article The post North Macedonia Party Accused of Playing With COVID Restrictions appeared first on Diplomatic portal.
  • О перспективама промоције туристичког потенцијала Русије у Србији 27th May 2020
    У Руском центру за науку и културу „Руски дом“ у Београду одржан је радни састанак директора ове установе Надежде Кушченкове и представника компаније Arena Channels Group. На састанку је представљено неколико ТВ формата канала Balkan Trip, новог члана телевизијске мреже компаније, који за циљ има промоцију туристичког потенцијала Србије и регионалног туризма. Представници компаније Arena […]

Catalog of Destroyed and Desecrated Churches in Kosovo ( VIDEO )

How Belgrade based diplomats use Digital Diplomacy and Internet 2016

Diplo Portal Belgrade

Please follow and like us:
Scroll Up

Enjoy BIDD? Please spread the word :)