Scholar Earns Fulbright to Teach in Spain

Emily Pressler (’19)
Emily Pressler (’19)

University Honors Program student Emily Pressler (’19) graduated in May and is spending this academic year teaching English in Galicia, Spain. She was awarded an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The modern languages Spanish and French major from Long Island, New York, described the experience as “a real chance to see how to organize and to teach a class, working closely with the teacher.” In the future, Pressler may enroll in a master’s program for teaching Spanish, with the goal of teaching at the high school level.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a prestigious educational exchange, which aims to foster cultural understanding between the United States and other countries. The competitive program is open to Georgia Southern seniors and recent alumni who meet basic eligibility requirements. The University has a September deadline for applying for
the program.

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