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 […]

Spanish student presents research at national conference

Jamie Plummer at the conference. Photo courtesy of Graciela Tissera.

Jamie Plummer, a psychology major and Spanish minor, completed her research in SPAN 4970 (Creative Inquiry Project: The Hispanic World through Film, Literature, and Media) offered by Dr. Graciela Tissera in the Spring 2019 semester. Jamie presented her research paper “Machismo, Poverty, and Gender Violence in City of God (2002) by Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund” at […]

Student spotlight – Mari Lentini

French L&IT Senior Mari Lentini. (Photo courtesy of Mari Lentini.)

Mari Lentini is a graduating senior in the Language and International Trade (L&IT) program. She studied in France, interned with the U.S. Department of State, and is President of the French Professional Society. Let’s learn more about Mari and her accomplishments. Where are you from and why did you choose to come to Clemson? I am […]

Department senior named undergraduate student representative for honor society

See the original press release here. Philip Sikes, Student Affairs CLEMSON — Emily Scircle, a senior at Clemson University, has been named an undergraduate student representative to the Executive Board of Directors for The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Scircle was initiated into Phi Kappa Phi in 2017 and serves as the chapter’s undergraduate […]

Alumna spotlight: Sarah Waldvogel

Congratulations to Sarah Waldvogel, one of six recipients of the $15,000 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship awarded by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Sarah is a 2018 graduate in Genetics and Biochemistry with a minor in German. While at Clemson, she served as president of the German Club and traveled to Germany to study the […]

Two Japanese majors receive scholarships at Chukyo University

Two Japanese majors in the Department of Languages were recipients of a scholarship awarded by Chukyo University in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Katrina Killinger (double major, Japanese and English) and Alan Wright (Japanese major, computer science minor) are finishing their year-long study abroad program at the university and received the award for being the exchange students with the […]

Student is first-ever Boren Fellow from Clemson

Congratulations to Irene Cheng, a graduating senior in Modern Languages-Chinese and Clemson’s first-ever winner of a Boren Fellowship for Graduate Students. Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. In exchange for funding, Boren […]

Students selected as 2018 Christopher J. Duckenfield Scholars

Hannah Pearson

Two students in the Department of Languages have been selected as the 2018 Christopher J. Duckenfield Scholars. Congratulations to Jessica Harris, an Economics and Philosophy major with a French Studies minor, and Hannah Pearson, a Modern Languages-ASL and English major with a concentration in Writing and Public Studies. Both are juniors in the Calhoun Honors College. […]

L&IT student receives scholarship to study abroad in Japan

Chloe Finley in Japan. (Photo courtesy of Jae Takeuchi.)

A junior Language & International Trade-Japanese major, Chloe Finley, received the AIG Bridging Scholarship for her study abroad at Sophia University in Tokyo this year. Eighty-eight undergraduate students from colleges and universities across the United States were named recipients of Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan. The winners receive awards of $2,500 to assist with their expenses […]

Spanish minor recounts her study abroad experience in Seville

Hi! My name is Elizabeth Simpson, and I am a senior Health Science major with a minor in Spanish. I’ll be graduating in May, and will hopefully be going to graduate school to become an Occupational Therapist. In Spring of 2017, I studied abroad in the Faculty Directed Program to Seville, Spain. As a Health […]