Grand Rapids Sister Cities, Perugia - Italy

Exchange Students Awarded Scholarship


Two students, Shirin Hosseinzadeh and Gloria Magnini, from the University of Perugia were recognized by Mayor Bliss at the Grand Rapids City Hall meeting on December 6, 2016. Shirin and Gloria join a long list of Italian and American students who have participated in the ongoing exchange between the University of Perugia and Grand Valley State University’s Political Science Department. The GRSCI Perugia Committee is pleased to continue its participation in this exceptional program by awarding both students a scholarship.

Pictured above from left to right, Leonardo Tombelli – Perugia Committee Chair, Gloria Magnini, Shirin Hosseinzadeh, Mayor Bliss, John Constantelos – Professor of Political Science, GVSU and Founder of GVSU-Perugia exchange.