Recipient profiles

Tyler Tresslar

Fulbright, 2017, Ivory Coast

Tyler was awarded a 2017 English Teaching Assistantship in the Ivory Coast, where he will further his tutoring skills and learn about the multitude of cultures present in the country. Outside of teaching, he plans to attend social gatherings and invite local residents for dinner to cook for them as a way to have conversations about respective cultures. He earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Economics and French from VCU in 2017. Tyler plans to earn his master’s degree and eventually teach at the university level upon return to the U.S.