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Barney School of Business Dean James Fairfield-Sonn Receives Fulbright Award


Posted 09/26/2011
Posted by Meagan Fazio

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James Fairfield-Sonn, dean of the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business and a professor of management, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to participate in a two-week cultural exchange program in Germany in October. The award will allow Fairfield-Sonn to study and observe educational developments and international education in the Federal Republic of Germany.

“I am delighted to receive this award,” says Fairfield-Sonn. “It will create more opportunities for the Barney School of Business to develop international partnerships in support of its mission to develop leaders and decision makers who are globally aware and socially responsible.”

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international education program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields. The Program operates in more than 155 countries worldwide.