Stories From 2014

Dec 19, 2014

FLL Department among Winners of US-France Initiative Grant

In an effort to increase the number of college exchange students between France and the U.S., the Embassy of France in the U.S. recently announced the winners of the Partnership for Innovation and Collaboration on Study Abroad, a grant competition organized in […]

Dec 12, 2014

Semester in Spain Challenges, Inspires Undergrad

Senior Megan Hornbeck (Communication Media and Spanish Languages and Literatures) says studying abroad in Spain enhanced her cultural awareness, challenged her to navigate a new environment and shaped her goals.

Dec 8, 2014

Alums Receive Prestigious Awards

Alum Receives Florence Steiner Award Last November, Alum Ken Stewart received the Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Education (K-12) during the Southern Conference on Language Teaching in San Antonio, Texas. Ken completed his MA in Spanish in 2007 at NC State and currently […]

Oct 27, 2014

Alumna Receives Grant for Proposal Connecting John Dewey’s Philosophy to Foreign Language Teaching

Spanish Education Alumna Kalavik McNamara (’14) presented her research at a session of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) state conference on October 3rd, 2014.  Her session — titled “Dewey or Don’t We?” — focused on Dewey’s principles of meaningful and […]

Oct 17, 2014

Study Abroad Makes the World Your Classroom

“While studying abroad in France I was given the opportunity to meet people from different countries. In our program we had 93 students from 7 different countries such as Canada, India, China, Malaysia, Denmark, etc. This video highlights my experiences […]