Geography Alumna Angela Magnusson Wins Rotary Fellowship to India

Posted on March 19th, 2011 by

Gustavus geography graduate Angela Magnusson ’09 of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota has been awarded a competitive Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Fellowship. She will spend the 2011-2012 academic year studying rural development at the University of Delhi in India. Angela is well prepared for this opportunity. As an undergraduate student, Angela spent a semester studying community development in India through a Gustavus-led program. Angela wrote her senior geography thesis on the role of community gardens in cultivating a sense of home for new immigrants to rural Minnesota. The Rotary Ambassadorial Fellowship program is designed to send out ambassadors of goodwill and in so doing prepare tomorrow’s world leaders.

 

 


One Comment

  1. K.Siba Prasad Rao says:

    Its a great opportunity to learn a lot from rural India as well as create a positive change in their life. I congratulate you for your success.