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The USF Foundation has established a scholarship fund for World Languages students in memory of Ava Chitwood. If you wish to make a gift or pledge online you can do so by clicking on the icon below. Select World Languages and then fund 420093001. If you would like to donate to our Modern Language Operating Fund, the fund is 420250.
German Day 2016
German Day will feature activities showcasing the talents of students studying German at USF. This year, the theme and focus is “Germany meets the US,” a celebration of centuries of German/US relations. All activities are generously sponsored by the German Embassy in Washington, DC, as part of their annual “Campus Weeks” campaign.
October 28, 2016
11am - 2pm in CWY 206
Dr. Tracy-Ventura and Ph.D. student/Spanish Graduate Assistant, Jhon Cuesta, presented their co-authored research this summer at the Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) conference in Giessen, Germany in July 2016. Their attendance was supported by a CAS Faculty International Travel Grant and a Student Government Conference Presentation Grant. Ph.D. student/German Graduate Assistant, Ramona Kreis, also attended.
Dr. Camilla Vasquez delivered a keynote address at the 15th Annual International Conference on Language and Social Psychology held in Bangkok, Thailand in June. (Photo credit: Jake Gillespie)
More WLE News
10/27 - Creepy Classics CPR 459 5:30-7:30pm
10/28 - German Day CWY 206 11am-3pm
WLE Student Accomplishments
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.
Ph.D. graduate Erhan Aslan has accepted a faculty position in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics at University of Reading, UK.
Kalea Benson, one of our Chinese II students, was awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship to continue her study of Chinese in China for a full calendar year. Congratulations Kalea!
Daniel Olsen, a double major in Mechanical Engineering and German, is a recipient of the prestigious DAAD RISE scholarship. The RISE program allows US students to go and work at German Universities in a research setting. Daniel will be working on research at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology to test springs that are made out of composites, like carbon fiber.