Dr. Joseph Sahr Sankoh, – Immediate Past-President and current Board Member & Treasurer of Fulbright Chapter of WNY/NWPA, has been selected by a 12 member US Presidential Appointed Fulbright Board to represent US Fulbright in Rwanda, East Africa. The Board selection was based ( in part), on Dr. Sankoh’s ” leadership and contributions to society”, and “joining the ranks of many distinguished program participants”. Dr. Sankoh will be working with the Catholic University of Rwanda and undertaking various tasks including: capacity building, promoting sustainable community development, teaching, curriculum/program development in service learning/community engagement, supervising graduate students research thesis/dissertations, and undertaking research in comparative global genocide (including Rwandan genocide).. The host university and people of Rwanda are enthusiastically waiting to welcome Dr. Sankoh in Fall 2020 – end of spring semester 2021. Dr. Sankoh will report back to the chapter about his experiences, upon his return to US in 2021.