Williamson (’07BA), was named a 2011 Fulbright Scholarship recipient
and is the 10th Rollins student to receive a Fulbright award in recent
years. Williamson is an assistant director in the office of admission.
She graduated from Rollins in 2007 with a major in art history and was
class valedictorian. This May, Williamson will receive her master’s
degree in business administration from Rollins’ Crummer Graduate School.
As part of her Fulbright Scholarship, beginning in January 2011, Williamson will be an English teaching assistant in Malaysia.
excited for the opportunity to learn about different cultures and to
explore diverse forms of art. Malaysia represents the convergence of
numerous cultures and traditions; I’m interested in studying how these
cultures interact on a daily basis,” said Williamson. “I’m also looking
forward to continuing a career involving education.”
is a very talented student,” said Jay Shivamoggi, director of the
office of external and competitive scholarships. “You see that evident
in her job in the admission office, when she was organizing a multitude
of activities as an undergraduate student, or while she balanced work
and study as a Crummer graduate student. Andrea has an interest in
Asian and Pacific art and her year in Malaysia will give her an
opportunity to pursue her interest in art as well as interaction with
high school students, which she enjoys very much.”
2009, the Fulbright Program announced that Rollins
recognized as the number one top producing master’s institution in the
nation (based on Carnegie Classification).
arrival on Rollins’ campus in 2005, 19 students and alumni have
received prestigious competitive scholarships and fellowships.
Williamson’s award marks the 10th student who has received a Fulbright
under Shivamoggi’s advising and guidance.The Fulbright program
was established in 1964 and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of
State. It is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering
opportunities for students, scholars and professionals to pursue
international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching
and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.
students interested in the Fulbright program or other competitive
external scholarships and fellowships should contact Jay Shivamoggi at email@example.com or ext. 2346.