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Greek Minister meets with USF Classics
Hon. Adamantia Klotsa, Consul General of Greece in Tampa, Terence Quick, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Dr. Ippokratis Kantzios, and an assistant.
On January 7, with the participation of the Greek Consul General of Tampa Hon. Adamantia Klotsa, Dr. Ippokratis Kantzios had a working lunch with visiting Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Terence Quick (yes, he is Greek). Dr. Kantzios offered an overview of the work done by the Classics Program and also the Centers for Greek Studies at the University. The Minister was quite impressed and requested that in his next visit to Tampa he attend some of the Greek-themed classes in our university. He is welcome indeed.
Language and Tolerance
Dr. Amy Thompson did a live radio interview about the benefits of language learning on BYU radio.
"How learning a new language improves tolerance"
Dr. Amy Thompson just published "How learning a new language improves tolerance" in The Conversation.
(from left to right: Dr. Roger Brindley, Dr. Carlos Cano, Dr. Judy Genshaft and Dr. Ralph Wilcox)
Dr. Carlos Cano earned a 2016 Global Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the USF System's global mission.
More WLE News
2/16 - Cupid and Classics CPR 459 4pm
3/1 - Mardi Gras Celebration + film Grace Allen Room 3:20pm-5:30pm
3/6 - La Table Française CPR 487
3/13-3/18 - Spring Break
WLE Student Accomplishments
On October 10, 2016 PhD student Zeynep Köylü successfully defended her dissertation, “The Influence of Context on English L2 Gains: The Case of Turkish Undergraduates at Home and Abroad”. The committee included Drs. Amanda Huensch, Amy Thompson (co-chair), Nicole Tracy-Ventura (co-chair), and Rosamond Mitchell (University of Southampton).
On September 29, 2016, Zeynep Erdil successfully defended her dissertation "Promoting L2 Motivation via Motivational Teaching Practice: A Mixed-Methods Study in the Turkish EFL Context." The committee included Drs. Amy Thompson, Camilla Vasquez, Wei Zhu, Nicole Tracy-Ventura.
More WLE Student Accomplishments