Tag: Michael Makara

Study Abroad Fair aims to broaden horizons

Students interested in studying abroad were able to learn more during the Study Abroad Fair held Sept. 6 in the Elliott Student Union. Representatives from different departments, programs and universities were available to field questions, give pointers and hand out materials. Vicki Orcutt, director of academic outreach for extended studies, said that studying abroad is… Read more »

Two UCM students receive prestigious Fulbright grant

Noelle Brooks, senior international studies major, and Marena Coonrod, a graduate in special education, were selected as Fulbright students, which allows them to teach English abroad. “It is probably the most prestigious federally funded grant program that exists in the United States,” said Michael Makara, chair of the Fulbright Committee. Makara said the purpose for… Read more »