Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Former #UVASB player Taylor Williams, a three-time ACC All-Academic Team honoree, has earned a Fulbright Award to travel to South Korea and teach English in 2017-18. Williams graduated from UVA in 2013. After spending a year working as a substitute teacher, she enrolled at Valparaiso, working as a graduate assistant with the softball team, while worked in Valpo’s writing center, helping international students sharpen academic writing skills, and spent time observing teacher-student interactions at the university’s language lab which provides language training, cultural orientation, and academic preparation to international students. This great article from Valpo Today details Williams’ achievements in the classroom to earn the prestigious Fullbright as well as details about her work in Korea.