Graduating senior will head to South Korea on a Fulbright
As her sister watched a YouTube video, Eliza Klingler found her attention drawn to the language. The graduating senior will have the opportunity to further immerse herself in all things Korean next winter, when she will head to South Korea on a Fulbright award. In South Korea, she will be part of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program, teaching the language to secondary students.
“I thought it was really important to get travel experience and broaden my worldview before I enter a larger field and start my career,” she said. Long-term, Klingler intends to pursue a career in immigration law, ideally aiding refugees and asylum applicants. The Source Project was also where she met English Professor Alexandra Moore, who made a major impact on her Binghamton experience; Moore is also co-director of the Human Rights Institute at Binghamton.
“She is absolutely incredible; she’s been my rock at Binghamton University throughout my entire four years,” Klingler said. Moore described Klingler as an extraordinary student and person, whose compassion, intellect and dedication to human rights enrich every conversation. “I’m so fortunate to have gotten to know her through multiple classes, and I’m sure the Fulbright will just be the first in many, many opportunities she will have.
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