Marika Geertz Awarded Fulbright
Teaching Assistantship to Austria
By Holly Foster 315-859-4068
Contact: Holly Foster 315-859-4068
May 1, 2001
Marika Geertz, a candidate for May graduation from Hamilton College, has been awarded a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship to Austria. The purpose of the Fulbright Program is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills.
The purpose of the Fulbright Program is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills. The program is designed to give recent college graduates opportunities for personal development and international experience.
It offers invaluable opportunities to meet and work with people of the host country, sharing daily life as well as professional and creative insights. The program promotes cross-cultural interaction and mutual understanding on a person-to-person basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity and intellectual freedom.
Geertz is a geology and German double major at Hamilton. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Friedo Geertz and is a graduate of Ramapo High School.
Hamilton College is a highly selective residential college offering a rigorous liberal arts curriculum. Students are challenged to think, write and speak critically, creatively and analytically, so that upon graduation, they may distinguish themselves in both their professions and their communities.