Senior Erin Hess (minoring in Latin American & Latino Studies) has received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in Argentina during the 2017-2018 academic year.  Read more here.

Student Sarah Coldiron (majoring in History and French) received a Fulbright to teach English in South Korea. Read the article here.

Cuban diplomat Miguel Fraga, the first secretary of the newly reestablished Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., gave a lecture about Cuban-U.S. relations on February 21. Mr. Fraga delivered an illustrated lecture, “Cuba-U.S. Relations: Current State of Affairs,” at 6 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater of the Strand Union Building.  Read more here.

Student Drew T. Olson (Spanish Teaching major) received the Steven L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship; 2017. This award is given to the outstanding Spanish Teaching major. It not only recognizes academic success, but quality of character as well, reflecting the esteem of teachers and peers in the department.

Student McCall Alise Voy (majors in French & Francophone Studies, Anthropology, and Global & Multicultural Studies) received the Sue Burton Cannon Memorial Award; 2017. This award is given to the outstanding Junior female student in a Modern Languages class and is based on service to the Department of Modern Languages, academic performance, and service outside the Department.