AY2008-2009 U.S. Fulbrighters Attend Pre-Departure Orientation in Washington
On July 9-11 twenty-three U.S. Fulbright scholars and students who will be in Egypt in AY2008-2009 attended a pre-departure orientation in Washington, DC. Presentations by the Executive Director, Dr. Bruce A. Lohof, and U.S. Team members Ms. Noha El Gindi and Ms. Laila Hussein covered academic, cultural, social and administrative elements of a Fulbright year in Egypt. Alumni Susan Kollin(AUC 2007-2008), Alice Mandell (CASA 2006-2007) and Shaimaa Mohamed (Georgetown University 2007-2008) shared their Fulbright experiences with the new Fulbrighters.
“Thank you very much for your time and effort in making our … visit to Egypt as smooth as possible,” said one grantee. “Your commitment to providing the most courteous, prompt, and professional help … is highly commendable and very much appreciated.”