Fall 2015 Scholars

Recipients of Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan, Fall 2015

Map of Bridging Scholars Fall 2015

Jessica ALFORD / Murray State University / Tenri University / Psychology; Japanese

Anthony ALLEGREZZA / University of North Caroline at Charlotte / Sophia University / English Instruction

Thomas BAHUN / University of Southern Maine / Kanda University of Foreign Studies / History; Political Science

Chelsea BAILEY / University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee / Seijo University / Public Relations (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Sienna BATES / Brown University / Keio University / East Asian studies

Grant BECKETT / University of Washington / Kyoto University / Business Administration; Japanese

Andrew BIESEMEYER / Northern Arizona University / Fukuoka University of Education / Photography

Christopher BOYLE / Temple University / Temple University Japan / Advertising Research (Temple University – Japan Campus Bridging Scholar)

Iliana BURGOS / University of Delaware / Akita International University / Comparative Literature

Vivian CHEN / Case Western Reserve University / Temple University Japan / International Studies (Temple University – Japan Campus Bridging Scholar)

Jacqueline COLLIER / University of South Florida / Toyo University (ISEP) / International Studies

Courtney COLVIN / University of West Florida / Kansai Gaidai / International Studies

Dean DIXON / SUNY Buffalo / International Christian University / Computer Science (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Chantel FURBERT / University of Pittsburgh / Konan University / Japanese; Linguistics

Denpota FURUGAKI / Illinois College / Ritsumeikan University / International Studies

Isaac GOLDSTEIN / Lewis & Clark College / Osaka Gakuin (CET) / Mathematics

Jeffery GROSSO / University of Florida / Aoyama Gakuin / Computer Engineering; Japanese studies (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Keita HARASAKI / Rutgers University / International Christian University / Environmental Policy (TOMODACHI Bridging Scholar)

Alexandra HARMEL / Maryland Institute College of Art / Osaka University of the Arts/ Printmaking; Art Education

Cheyanne HARRIS / University of the Pacific / Sophia University (CIEE) / Civil Engineering

Sarah HERENDEEN / Beloit College / Kansai Gaidai / Japanese

Matthew HIRANO / Whitman College / Doshisha University (AKP) / Biophysics; Biochemistry; Molecular biology

Carrie HUBENY / University of Memphis / JF Oberlin University / Biomedical Engineering; Math

Jovon HUTCHINS / California State University, Monterey Bay / Toyo University / Japanese

Hannah JAMES / Ohio State University / Tenri University / Economics; Japanese

Mackenzie JENKINS / University of Alaska, Fairbanks / Tohoku University / Chemistry

Sean JONES / Ohio State University / Waseda University / Japanese Studies (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Babatunji KAYODE / California State University, East Bay / Toyo University / Business Administration (Robert Grondine Memorial Fund Bridging Scholar)

Justin KNIGHT / University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point / Dokkyo University / Computer Information Systems

Matthew KOCH / University of Illinois / Konan University / East Asian Studies

Joseph KRETOWICZ / Michigan State University / University of the Ryukyus / Biosystems Engineering; Japanese (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Michelle KRULEWITCH / Indiana University / Nanzan University / East Asian Studies

Kelsey KUHL / Oakland University / Nanzan University / Environmental Science; Japanese

Meghan LEDBETTER / Western Michigan University / Keio University / Japanese

Daniel LEE / University of California, San Diego / Keio University / Computer Science (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Olivia LIAO / Ohio State University / University of Tsukuba / Logistics Management; Japanese (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Alexander LIU / University of Maryland / Keio University / Physics; Japanese (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Dustin LUU / University of Massachusetts, Amherst / Sophia University / Computer Science

Gabrielle MARGOCS /Austin College / IES Tokyo / Media Studies

Syed MATIN / Johns Hopkins University / Waseda University / International Studies; Political Science (TOMODACHI Bridging Scholar)

Hana McHALE / University of California, Davis / Waseda University / Linguistics; Japanese

Dayana MENDOZA / Hobart & William Smith / Japan Center for Michigan Universities / International Relations; Asian Studies

Nolan MILLER / Marshall University / Chukyo University / Japanese

Tara MORRISON / Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte / Nagoya Univ. of Foreign Studies / Japanese studies

Alyssa ORTON/ University of Oklahoma / Yamagata University / Linguistics

Micah PARSONS / Marshall University / Chukyo University / Sociology

Laura PENALVER / University of Arizona / Konan University / English; Global Studies

Briggs PIERCE / Rhode Island School of Design / Kyoto Seika University / Industrial Design

Adam REYNOLDS / Birmingham-Southern College / Kansai Gaidai / English; Asian Studies

Megan ROBINSON / Gonzaga University / Akita International University / Entrepreneurship; English Writing

James ROCHEFORT / University of New Hampshire / Saitama University / Civil Engineering (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Martha RODAS-MUNOZ / Middle Tennessee State University / Kansai Gaidai / International Studies

Melanie RUHL / University of Florida / Aoyama Gakuin / Telecommunications; Japanese (TOMODACHI Bridging Scholar)

Gabriela SALGADO / Whittier College / JF Oberlin University / Asian and Latino studies (TOMODACHI Bridging Scholar)

James SHERPA / University of Washington / Waseda University / Biochemistry (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Attiyya SKEETE / University of Georgia / Kyushu University / Biology; Japanese (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Tiffany SPEARMAN / Eastern Michigan University / Japan Center for Michigan Universities / Japanese

Cherish SULLIVAN / University of Nevada, Reno / Kwansei Gakuin (USAC) / International Affairs

Lance SWEATT / Clemson University / Tohoku University / Engineering (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Olivia TASSINARI / Univ. of Redlands / Ryukoku University (Antioch Buddhist Studies) / Philosophy

Maly THAO / College of St. Benedict / Bunkyo Gakuin / Communication

Mindy TIEU / Olin College of Engineering / Sophia University (CIEE) / Mechanical Engineering

Rochisha TOGARE / University of Washington / University of Tokyo / Economics (Morgan Stanley Bridging Scholar)

Kim TRAN / University of Missouri, Columbia / Kwansei Gakuin / International Studies

Phuong TRAN / Ohio State University / Rikkyo University / Accounting; Japanese

Alexander UZZELL / Appalachian State University / Ritsumeikan University / Global Studies

Beth VANG / College of St. Benedict / Bunkyo Gakuin / Communication

Lily WATNIK / Rutgers University / International Christian University / Art History; East Asian Languages (TOMODACHI Bridging Scholar)

Blair WHALEN / Austin College / Nanzan University (IES Nagoya) / Psychology; East Asian Languages

Joshua WHITE / Western Michigan University / Keio University / Computer Engineering; Applied Math; Japanese (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Gabriel WILKINSON / University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee / KCP International / English; Japanese (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Janet YING / University of California, Berkeley / Keio University / Political Economy (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Bruce ZHENG / Texas A & M University / Osaka University / Applied Math; Computer Science (Morgan Stanley Bridging Scholar)