Nathan Carpenter, director of global education and international services at Northampton Community College (NCC), has been awarded a fellowship from the U.S. Fulbright Scholars program, the nation’s flagship international exchange program. Carpenter was selected for the International Education Administrator Seminar in France and will join a cohort of 12 U.S. “Fulbrighters” who will travel there in October to meet with French university and college faculty, administrators, educational experts, and government officials. 

Carpenter, a native of Waterbury Center, VT, who currently lives in Fountain Hill, PA, is deeply involved in global education initiatives, including international student services, study abroad programming, on-campus global activities, United Nations Academic Impact, faculty and student exchanges, institutional partnerships, and advocacy for international, immigrant, undocumented, and DACA students. He has received fellowships from Fulbright, Foreign Language and Area Studies, and the American Council of Learned Societies. Dr. Carpenter holds a PhD from the University of California, Davis. He writes and publishes on global studies, African history, exile, and borders. 

NCC faculty and staff have an excellent record of placing in competitive international fellowship programs. Recent awardees have received fellowships from Fulbright, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Asia Society.

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