October 31, 2011—New College of Florida was named a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students and listed in the October 24 issue of The Chronicle for Higher Education. Eight students from New College won Fulbright awards for 2011-2012, which ranks seventh among bachelor’s institutions nationwide. In New College’s history, 65 students have received Fulbright awards to 30 countries on six continents, with 35 awards in the past five years.
New College’s eight Fulbright winners for 2011-12 are Adam Bresnahan of Satellite Beach, Fla. (Germany); Christina Chavez of Pembroke Pines, Fla. (Malaysia); Maia de la Calle of Aventura, Fla. (Mexico); Katharine Dean of Washington, D.C. (Namibia); Danielle Korngold of Davie, Fla. (Russia); Jennifer Lieb of Tallahassee, Fla. (Taiwan); Meagan Patrick of Great River, N.Y. (Turkey); and Ryan Tisdale of Sarasota, Fla. (Germany).
The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education. Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 300,000 participants — chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential — with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.