Hendrix Senior Receives Fulbright

CONWAY, Ark. (May 6, 2013) – Hendrix senior Josephine Reece, a philosophy major from St. Paul, Minn., recently received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in South Korea.

“These already competitive awards seem to get more competitive all the time. This news is thus all the more impressive,” said Hendrix English professor Dr. Dorian Stuber, who serves as co-coordinator of distinguished scholarships. “Josephine worked hard and will do a fabulous job. She is already a gifted teacher.

Established in 1946 under legislation introduced by then-Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It was designed to "increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries."

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.