The Bridge: Fulbright 75th Anniversary

By August 17, 2020 December 1st, 2021 Fulbright News

On December 7, 2021, the Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE) will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program through a virtual open house entitled, “The Bridge: Fulbright @ 75” .

With a focus on the future and importance of international education and partnership, this “virtual open house” will take place on the cutting edge digital platform: Gather.Town.

The event will feature remarks from MACEE’s Honorary Co-Chairs: Minister of Higher Education, Noraini Ahmad and U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia, Brian McFeeters as well as keynote remarks from MACEE’s Executive Director, Curtis Johnson and many more.  

The Bridge will host breakout rooms that will allow attendees to hear presentations from 21 Malaysian Fulbrighters as well as additional informational sessions curated by Malaysian Fulbright alums with topics ranging from how to apply to what to bring with you on your trip!

Featured Grant Program Breakout Rooms include: 

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) 

Fulbright Malaysian 

Graduate Study 

Hubert H. Humphrey 

Fellowship 

Fulbright Foreign Language 

Teaching Assistant (FLTA)

Fulbright Malaysian 

Scholar 

Fulbright Professional 

Exchange

Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN 

Initiative 

Fulbright Teaching Excellence & Achievement (TEA) 

 

The Gather.Town platform will provide attendees with an immersive virtual experience where the user will create avatars and that will step into MACEE’s virtual neighborhood, allowing participants the opportunity to move around and interact with other participants based on your locations in the room, just like real life. 

There are only 100 spaces available.

Contact MACEE at fulbrightmalaysia@macee.org.my with any questions.