Save the date: LFO forensic on April 2

An LFO forensic on Fulbright Scholarships with presenter Sylvester O. Osagie is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on April 2 in Foster Aud. and MediaSite Live

Bio for presenter: Sylvester Osagie is director of campus engagement in the University Office of Global Programs at Penn State. As director he works with Penn State’s Commonwealth Campuses to develop strategies for international engagement. He is also the University’s Fulbright Representative. Osagie was assistant professor of labor and employment relations at Penn State Altoona for 15 years prior to assuming his current position. His current research interest is environmental management and his recent publications are on the same topic. He received a Fulbright-Hays award to Ghana in 2003. Osagie holds a doctorate degree in organizational behavior from Cornell University.

Presentation topic: The Fulbright Scholar Program including the Fulbright-Hays Program was established in 1946 following the 2nd World War by US Senator J. William Fulbright to foster better international and cultural relations through educational exchange. The program sends U.S. academics and professionals to institutions in other regions of the world and also invites scholars and professionals from these regions to the US. The Fulbright program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).