History Grad Receives Fulbright Scholarship

Sean Cortney on a previous study abroad trip to China.

Jun. 2, 2017

Sean Cortney, who graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in history and University and Research honors in December, is one of three UNLV students to receive a Fulbright Scholarship. Cortney will spend the academic year in Changsha, Hunan, China at Hunan Normal University. He will study the transformation of Yuelu Academy to Hunan University in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Cortney became interested in the Yuelu Academy on a previous study abroad trip to China. Read more about his accomplishment here.