A Year in Taiwan

photo-aroundTheCampanile-aYearInTaiwanMargaret Lippert ’15 spent the 2015–2016 academic year in Taiwan thanks to a Fulbright English teaching assistant grant. In the past 10 years, nearly 30 Valpo graduates have been offered Fulbright research and teaching assistant grants through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

“We are very pleased to see Margaret’s talent, hard work, and dedication recognized by the Fulbright Program,” says Mark L. Biermann, Ph.D., provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. “This honor is a confirmation of the extraordinary education students receive at Valparaiso University, and I am confident she
will represent us well in her endeavors.”

Margaret was an international economics and cultural affairs major with a concentration in East Asia and a minor in Spanish. She studied abroad at Valpo’s study center in Hangzhou, China and completed an internship at YMCA in Valparaiso, Chile. She worked in Valpo’s international programs office and was involved with many student activities on campus.