Fulbright Awardee to Honduras

submitted by kundell@augsburg.edu

We are so very excited to announce that Natalya Arevalo ’20 has been accepted as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to Honduras. Natalya is a history major and has been a recipient of the Sabo Scholarship, the CGEE Student of Color Scholarship, the Honoring Outstanding Latinx Students Leadership Scholarship, and the Norma Noonan Scholarship, and is an Interfaith Scholar. Last year she was a finalist for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Graduate Fellowship. She has worked as an intern with Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES), the Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs, and the Minnesota House of Representatives. She is co-founder of Augsburg Women for Political Change and has taken on many other student leadership roles.

In Honduras, Natalya will be teaching English and American Studies to students of a variety of ages, including college students. She will also be working with the Access Microscholarship Program, which assists underprivileged students with access to English language learning.

Congratulations Natalya!