2014 McGlothlin Travel Grant Recipients Announced

Congratulations to six of the 16 students chosen as McGlothlin travel grant recipients who are majors in the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences!  The awardees and their destinations are:

  • Riley Dishner, graduate candidate in English, Ireland and Italy
  • Colleen Ewing, graduate candidate in psychology, England
  • Caitlyn Foley, junior psychology major, Australia
  • Samantha Oty, junior English major, England
  • Samuel Raines, senior communication major, Australia
  • Kathryn Teeple, senior communication major, Australia

Students from other Colleges chosen and their destinations are:

  • Rachel Boyd, freshman anthropology/geography major, Ireland and Italy
  • Jessica Clervoi, graduate candidate in education, Malawi
  • Gabrielle Demarco, junior social work major, Costa Rica
  • Hannah Downey, sophomore social work major, Costa Rica
  • Alexis Gilbert, sophomore management and finance major, Costa Rica
  • Shannon Laferty, senior marketing major, Australia
  • Stacie Mandaleris, junior marketing major, Australia
  • Ashton Moran, junior management major, Australia
  • Pierina Risco, senior marketing major, Australia
  • Michelle Speede, senior marketing major, Australia

The 2014 McGlothlin Travel Grant awardees will be participating in six Summer faculty-led study abroad programs led by the following Radford University faculty and staff:

  • Tim Filbert, assistant director of Academic Engagement and Career Services, to Costa Rica
  • Jim Lollar, associate professor of marketing, to Australia
  • Jolanta Wawrzycka, professor of English, to Ireland and Italy
  • Patti Talbot, associate professor of teacher education and leadership, to Malawi
  • Don Samson, professor of English, to England
  • Bob Hiltonsmith, professor of psychology, to England

These students will have $1,000 awards applied toward their foreign study experiences as a result of the grants from the McGlothlin foundation that assist students with the costs incurred in international study experiences.  Funding for the McGlothlin Travel Grant program is supported by the McGlothlin Endowment.  The program was created by a contribution of more than $1.5 million by alumna Sally Ann Cook McGlothlin's family for the advancement of international programming.

Mar 7, 2014