Bragging Rights: Students Headed Abroad This Summer

Posted: April 27, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: April 26, 2010 at 3:27 pm

Dance Major Wins Grant for Indonesian Internship

Caroline Yost, a junior dance major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, has been named a recipient of the Freeman Foundation and the Institute of International Education grant award.

Yost will participate in the nine-week Summer 2010 Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program (FINIP). She will live in Jakarta, Indonesia, and study at the University of Jakarta and work in the field of arts management.

According to the FINIP web site, the program aims to develop student leaders and strengthen the nonprofit sector in Indonesia. Yost will be one of 10 U.S. undergraduates who will be paired with Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees. The pairs will work together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization. The American students will also be enrolled in an intensive Indonesian language program and culture course.

Students to Represent U.S. at Taekwondo Championships

Cheryl Krause, an art and visual technology major, and Brad Graham, a management major, won gold in their respective black belt divisions at the 35th National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships held April 17-18 in Denver.

The two will represent the United States at the 2010 World University Taekwondo Championships, June 29-July 4 in Vigo, Spain.

In black belt gyoroogi (free sparring), Krause won first place in the women’s featherweight class, while Graham won first in the men’s middleweight class.

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