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IE Business School Participates in Panel at Fulbright Commission Welcome Event

On Tuesday, September 11, the 2012/2013 Fulbright Scholars and Grantees began their orientation week and began to settle in Madrid.  As part of the initial day of the orientation week, Joël McConnell, Director of Financial Aid at IE Business School, participated on a panel that served to orient Fulbright recipients on the importance of the opportunity, the collaboration that is necessary to make their year in Spain happen, and the responsibility being a Fulbright recipient entails.

Additional panel speakers included Alberto López San Miguel, Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission in Spain; Carlos Maldonado Valcarcel, Deputy Director for Coordination of Cultural and Scientific Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; Rocío Albert, General Director for Quality Improvement in Education for the Madrid Regional Government; and Amy Bliss, Cultural Attaché for the US Embassy to Spain.