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Tag: Foreign Language and Literatures

Dec 20, 2013

Austin Bath, Leader of the Pack

Meet the 2013 Leader of the Pack. Junior Austin Bath is a Park scholar, an aspiring physician and a human biology major. He takes his minor in Spanish very seriously, too. 

Nov 18, 2013

ProSalud Tackles Language Barriers in Healthcare Settings

Communication is essential to doctors, nurses and other health professionals, but language and cultural barriers prevent many people in the U.S. from communicating effectively with their health care providers. Scholars in NC State's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures are addressing the issue with a suite of programs and resources designed to improve Spanish-language communication efforts for health care professionals and their patients. 

Nov 11, 2013

Virtual Symposium Marks Milestone for NC State’s Latin American Studies Journal

When NC State's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures founded a journal on Latin American studies in 2003, it was one of the first online, open access scholarly publications of its kind. A Contracorriente recently marked its tenth anniversary in a similarly technologically advanced style. 

Sep 9, 2013

September 2013 Student of the Month

Jaquelinne Murillo is a senior International Studies major. She has studied abroad in Argentina and interned at the Mexican Consulate in Raleigh. She is active on campus, including participation in Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Hispanic/Latino Symposium, and Mi Familia. Jaquelinne is a Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship recipient and intends to pursue a career in law. 

Aug 23, 2013

Kaitlyn Rogers: FLL Major Extraordinario

Kaitlyn Rogers is a double major in Spanish and Biology, president of the FLL Spanish Club, and a Jefferson Scholar. She's also an aspiring medical student. Read this Q&A to learn how her major in Spanish is reinforcing her career decision to become a doctor. 

Jun 25, 2013

Alex Parker, FLL Major, Named NC State Student Body President

Alexander Jones Parker, a Spanish major with a teaching education option, will serve as the new NC State student body president. Here's a Q&A with Alex that provides some insights into his world view and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. 

Jun 22, 2013

Department of State Awards Scholarship for Critical Language Study

Timothy Bryant (International Studies, ‘13) is spending his summer studying Punjabi in India, thanks to a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS). Bryant focused his international studies on South Asia and the Middle East and earned a minor in Hindi-Urdu. The CLS program is part of the federal government's effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. 

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Jun 4, 2013

Susan Navey-Davis’ Presentation Named One of Ten Best of 2013 SCOLT Conference

A session presented by Susan Navey-Davis, FLL Assistant Head for Student Affairs, was named one of the Ten Best of the 2013 Conference of the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) held in Birmingham, AL in April. This year, 105 sessions were presented by 114 presenters. This is the second time that Susan’s work has made… 

Apr 25, 2013

CHASS Fest

Students, faculty, and staff filled the patio outside Caldwell Hall for CHASS Fest — a multidisciplinary celebration organized by the Dean's Office, the CHASS Council, and CHASS students. 

Apr 22, 2013

Recent Grad Advocates for Justice Abroad

For Ashley Honeycutt (Political Science, '12), a degree in political science was always a part of the trajectory of law school. But her experiences in CHASS and with the Susan Carter Scholarship inspired some changes in course. Honeycutt currently works with the International Justice Mission in La Paz, Bolivia.