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Monday, May 08, 2006

Dr. Andrew Sharma Named Fulbright Fellow

SALISBURY, MD---Dr. Andrew Sharma, associate professor in the Communication and Theatre Arts Department, has been named a Fulbright Fellow, a prestigious title reserved for a select few in the United States and one of higher education’s most coveted academic honors.

The William Fulbright Scholarship Board selected Sharma as a Fulbright Scholar grantee for the 2006-07 academic year. During his fellowship, he will teach media courses at Guru Jambeshwar University in Hisar, India.

“Dr. Sharma is an outstanding classroom instructor, an experienced television and radio producer, and a highly regarded expert on the global and personal  impact of the electronic media,” said Dr. Timothy O’Rourke, dean of the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts. “The Fulbright Fellowship both recognizes and enhances his scholarly portfolio.”

The Fulbright Scholar Program, America’s flagship international exchange program, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program gives faculty and professional in the United States the opportunity to lecture and conduct research in an array of academic and professional areas around the world. For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu. "



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