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Sophomore earns Fellowship to study Yoruba
Tressa Westerman awarded Fulbright-Hays fellowship
Posted: April 19, 2007
Ethnic Studies sophomore Tressa Westerman earned a Fulbright-Hays fellowship to participate in the Intensive Advanced Yoruba Group Project Abroad. Westerman, one of 12 students chosen to participate, will spend eight weeks at Obefemi Owolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria, this summer. She will live with a host family, attend Yoruba language and culture classes and visit historical sites around Nigeria. This award is made possible with funds from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the United States Department of Education.