August 21, 2000
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Jennifer Tanner
Communications Specialist

VSU professor awarded Fulbright Scholar in Peru

Dr. Inez Heath, a professor of early childhood education and reading at Valdosta State University, was awarded a Fulbright scholar grant, and is currently in Peru at the Universidad Femenina (Women's University) working with pre and in-service teachers. She will remain in Peru until December.

Dr. Heath's research will consist of a review of the technology infrastructure as well as focusing on teacher attitudes in rural and urban schools on technology.

The Fulbright Scholarship Program is designed to increase international understanding between the people of the United States and those of other nations. The Fulbright program was founded in 1946 by former senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. For more information, contact the Office of Academic Exchange Programs: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State, SA-44, 301 4th Street S.W., Room 234, Washington, D.C. 20547.