Stories From 2016

Dec 11, 2016  |  Foreign Languages and Literatures

To Our Graduating Students: Tahanina! Félicitations! Alles Gute! ¡Buena Suerte!

On behalf of my colleagues in Foreign Languages and Literatures, I wish to take this opportunity to congratulate our graduating seniors in Arabic, French, German Studies, and Spanish, and to our newly minted MA graduates. We are proud of the strides you have made in the time you have been students in our programs, and we wish you great success as you proceed to your next adventures and accomplishments in life’s journey. Tahanina! Félicitations! Alles Gute! ¡Buena Suerte!

Dec 1, 2016  |  Foreign Languages and Literatures

Spanish Club Helps Students Engage with the World

Learning a new language can be a fun, challenging, and life-changing experience. From understanding grammar to learning new vocabulary, it can be truly rewarding when one finally has a functional grasp of it all and can use it in a meaningful way in everyday situations. But the study of languages goes beyond the pure structural means for communication.

Nov 21, 2016  |  Foreign Languages and Literatures

Study Abroad Program Brings Smiles to Elementary School in Urubamba, Peru

Studying abroad is one of many amazing opportunities that students experience during their time at NC State if they so choose. One program that stands out is Study Abroad in Peru overseen by professors Kay Villa-Garcia and Leonardo (Leo) Villa-Garcia. In this program students spend six weeks improving their Spanish communication skills, immersing themselves in the culture, and, most important, taking part in a community service project at an elementary school in Urubamba, near Cuzco.

Nov 15, 2016  |  Foreign Languages and Literatures

Hispanic Linguistics Releases New Videos Highlighting Spanish-Language Identity and Maintenance in North Carolina

The Hispanic Linguistics program, in collaboration with the North Carolina Language and Life Project, recently released two new videos that highlight Spanish-language identity and maintenance in the Tar Heel state, featuring Foreign Languages and Literatures professors Drs. Jim Michnowicz and Rebecca Ronquest, as well as several graduate students.

Nov 7, 2016  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

Student of the Month: Alexandra Goodfred

Alexandra Goodfred is a senior with anthropology and English majors, and a French minor. She interns with a Raleigh book publisher, is Anthropology Club president, and is in the Scholars Program. She has studied abroad in Thailand and the U.K., and looks forward to a career in publishing.