Department of Languages

Language and International Health Society

The purposes of the Language and International Health Society shall include: Helping students succeed in the L&IH major and prepare for their future through contact with guest speakers, L&IH graduates, study abroad advisors and other campus and community resources; Serving as a forum where L&IH majors can meet and exchange information, ideas and concerns about […]

Hispanic Honor Society- Sigma Delta Pi

The Iota Phi Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica), was established on November 14, 1919, at the University of California Berkeley. The Society’s insignia is the royal seal of Fernando and Isabel, representing Castille, León and Aragón. Sigma Delta Pi’s colors are […]

German Honor Society

  The Theta Phi Chapter of Delta Phi Alpha Delta Phi Alpha, the National Collegiate Honor Society (Deutsche Ehrenverbindung), was established at Wofford College on February 28, 1928 as the Deutscher Verein. Members of the Wofford group then began contacting German Clubs on other campuses, which subsequently led to the establishment Delta Phi Alpha in […]

ASL Honor Society

The American Sign Language Honor Society recognizes outstanding academic achievement in ASL studies with three honors: Honor Cords Alice Cogswell Medal Laurent Clerc Medal To receive one or more of the honors, students must meet the minimum eligibility requirements for each, which includes both GPA and community service hours. For any honors to be conferred, […]

ASL Student Activities

ASL-English interpreting students provided a translation for the Department of Performing Arts production of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure on 22 February 2018 in the Brooks Theatre.  Pictured here are Jen Florian (senior) and Paige Jordan (senior) translating a part of the performance. ASL-English interpreting students provided a translation for the Department of Performing Arts production […]

Spanish- Educational Activities

Dr. Arelis Moore organized a lecture by Rut E. Rivera and Antonia Camacho, PASOs Greenville (November 19, 2019) Rut E. Rivera, Manager, Greenville PASOs Program, Prisma Health | Accountable Communities, and Antonia Camacho, Community Health Worker, PASOs Greenville, were invited by Dr. Arelis Moore to her SPAN 4190 class (Health and the Hispanic Community) to […]

Spanish Faculty Spotlight

María Rosa Júdez Riquelme, MD Lecturer of Spanish and Health ( María Rosa Júdez Riquelme, a member of the Board of Directors of Foothills Community Health Care, earned a Medical Doctor degree from Autonomic National University of Mexico; she has a Postgraduate Fellowship on Obesity, and a Specialty in Human Development from Humanistic Institute, Mexico. […]

Creative Inquiry Projects

International Health and Hispanic Culture This research project will focus on the interrelations between health and culture in the Hispanic countries and their impact on individuals and communities. The research will explore medical diseases and conditions, people’s traditions, beliefs, and perceptions related to health issues, home remedies, behavior change, family and community, doctor-patient relationship, and […]

Stoicea, Gabriela

The Lessing Yearbook/Yearbook 2021 “Disasters of the 18th Century” deals with the question of how the eighteenth century reacted to catastrophes or catastrophic events, and how these experiences shaped or questioned Enlightenment visions of society and the understanding of the world.

Fitzmaurice, Stephen

Stephen B. Fitzmaurice, The Role of the Educational Interpreter: Perceptions of Administrators and Teachers, October 2021

While educational interpreting has been studied for decades, the research has historically focused on the tasks educational interpreters are engaged in during their work day.