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News Archive

See what our department has been up to over the years. As news and announcements move off of our home page and other information sources, they will be archived here. We hope this archive serves as a comprehensive collection of department activities and demonstrates our commitment to our students, faculty, and community.

If you believe any news or announcements are missing, please notify our Administrative Specialist.

2017 | 2016 | 2015


Nov. 16 - Language Major Making Headlines

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it! One of our language majors made it in The Johnsonian! Read about Alicia Bouchard's artwork in Dacus library on page 10 of the paper or visit our Facebook page to read the article online.

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Nov. 8 - French Major Featured in Winthrop Magazine

In the fall edition of the Winthrop Magazine, French major, Camila Brito '17 was featured for her participation in the BMX World Championships. At the championships held this past summer, Camila interned as a translator in the medical tent. Learn more about Camila and her internship experience on page 10 of the Winthrop Magazine.

To learn more about how you can find an internship like Camila did, explore our career opportunities or talk to your advisor.

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Oct. 27 - Student Spotlight: Cole Heatherly

Say "bonjour" to our Student Spotlight, Cole Heatherly! Cole is a senior French major who works in the Language Learning Center and helps run the French Club. After graduation, he wants to pursue an M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration/Student Affairs.

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Oct. 24 - Congratulations, Araceli!

Araceli Amezcua-Reyes '17, a senior Spanish major, received a superior rating on the Oral Proficiency Interview! The superior rating is the highest score a student can receive on the proficiency evaluation.

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Oct. 6 - Student Spotlight: Florence Chiron

Meet Florence, one of our outstanding Language Lab Assistants and our newest Student Spotlight! Be sure to say "Bonjour!" when you see her around campus or during conversation hours.

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Sept. 22 - Student Spotlight: Araceli Amezcua Reyes

Our first Student Spotlight is Araceli! She is one of our awesome lab assistants in the Language Learning Center! Get to know Araceli the next time you stop by the lab.

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Sept. 18 - Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Adam Glover

This week's Faculty Spotlight is Dr. Adam Glover, Assistant Professor of Spanish! Be sure to say "Hola" when you see him around campus!

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Sept. 1 - Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Valerie Jepson

Have you met our new faculty member, Dr. Valerie Jepson? Valerie comes to us from California and is excited to call the east coast home. When you see her, be sure to say hola!

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Aug. 15 - Bienvenido to Our New Admin!

Today was Jayme Keefer's first day as the new Administrative Specialist for the Department of World Languages and Cultures. She will be assisting the department chair with administrative duties, planning, budgeting, and marketing. Stop by her office in Kinard 220 and get to know her!

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