Highlights from the Department of Languages Fall 2022 Semester

As the Fall semester draws to a close, we look back on some highlights from Fall 2022 in the Department of Languages. We turn the spotlight on the hard work and enthusiasm of Department of Languages’ students and faculty and the wider Clemson community as they share their valuable knowledge and experiences working toward a […]

Five Department of Languages Majors to be Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Five Department of Languages majors have been nominated for membership in the Clemson University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and among the most prestigious academic honor societies in the United States. Founded in 1776, the Phi Beta Kappa honor society recognizes outstanding students of Liberal Arts and Sciences who not only demonstrate excellence […]

Former L&IH graduate among six Clemson students and alumni to receive Fulbright grant

Madison Butler, a 2015 graduate of the Language and International Health program, has received a Spain English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, a prestigious exchange program offered by the U.S. Department of State and funded by the U.S. government, is awarded to student scholars who, through work […]

Student Spotlight: L&IH student Courtney Grayson awarded CAAH Dre Martin Service Award

Language and International Health major Courtney Grayson was awarded the Dre Martin Service Award by the College of Arts and Humanities as CAAH recognized its top students last month. The Dre Martin Service Award, founded in memory of Chardrevius “Dre” Martin, is awarded annually to an exemplary CAAH student who, in addition to strong academic […]

German Honor Society reactivated with induction of three exceptional students

On December 5, 2019, the Clemson University German Section reactivated the German Honor Society, Delta Phi Alpha, by inducting three exceptional students. Rachael Risinger is a senior Accounting major and German minor who is currently the president of the German Professional Society. Bennett Meares is a senior Computer Science major and German minor who is […]

Department of Languages and CAAH participate in Language Day

On Thursday, October 17, representatives from the Department of Languages and College of Arts and Humanities participated in Language Day at Pelion High School in Lexington, SC.  Language Day, which is in its second year, is an informational event held at Pelion High School in Lexington, SC in which high school students can learn about […]

Film and Event Series: The Fall of the Iron Curtain

The Fall of the Iron Curtain film and event series will continue on Tuesday, October 22nd with “Dancing in the Death Strip: How Techno Reunited Germany”, a presentation by the Department of Languages’ own Harris King. Organized by Gabriela Stoicea together with three faculty members from the Department of English (Aga Skrodzka, Kati Beck, and […]

Faculty news, Spring/Summer 2019

Raquel Anido, assistant professor of Spanish, was promoted to associate professor with tenure. Su-I Chen, senior lecturer of Chinese, presented at the Chinese Language Teachers’ Association (CLTA) Annual Conference in Seattle, April 5-7, 2019. She and her collaborators presented a roundtable session entitled “Understand Cultural Pluralism Through Differential Instructions on Movies.” They used three movies (Wolf […]

Japanese faculty member begins international exchange with Kansai University

Kansai University Professor Keiko Ikeda (left) welcomed Professor Philip Ngyuen (center) and Clemson University Professor Kumiko Saito (right) to IIGE in preparation for their Fall 2019 "Business and Japanese People" COIL collaboration. Photo courtesy of IIGE.

Kumiko Saito, assistant professor of Japanese, visited Kansai University’s International Plaza and Institute for Innovative Global Education (IIGE) on June 11, 2019 to discuss plans for Kansai and Clemson’s new collaborative endeavor in international virtual and physical exchange. Her trip was made possible thanks to a Global Learning Seed Grant awarded by Clemson’s Office of […]

Alumna’s family donates $500,000 for global learning

L&IT alumna Victoria Leigh Schwehr (left) with her family. Photo courtesy of Clemson University Relations.

$500,000 gift to spark new global learning opportunities at Clemson Tara Romanella, Clemson University Relations May 29, 2019 CLEMSON – The efforts of Clemson University to increase opportunities for students and faculty to engage globally continue to move forward with the creation of a $250,000 endowment and a $250,000 fund thanks to a donation from […]