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 […]

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 […]

Meet a Tiger: Eric Touya

Professor of French Eric Touya. Photo courtesy of Clemson University Relations.

Citizen of the world: Professor of French Eric Touya Ken Scar, Clemson University Relations June 10, 2019 CLEMSON – Professor of French Eric Touya came to Clemson 11 years ago from the “south-west of the south-west of France,” somewhere between Dax and Bayonne, near the birthplace of Vincent de Paul and Maurice Ravel, and not […]

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 […]

Alumni and friends gather in Japan

From the Summer 2018 issue of Clemson World: While the Japan Alumni group is not yet an official Clemson Club, some of the more than 50 Clemson alumni and friends in Japan have been getting together for events a few times a year. They are exploring ways to support the University including providing support and guidance […]

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 […]

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&IH students learn about healthcare system in Spain

L&IH-Spanish students at the hospital in Seville. (Photo courtesy of Europa Press.)

Language and International Health-Spanish majors Paris Arrington, Sydney Hamby, Anna Longaker, and Adrina Patterson are taking classes and completing their L&IH internships in Seville, Spain. Students had the opportunity to visit the Hospital Universitario de Valme to learn more about the healthcare system in Spain. They met with Rafael Aznar (Director, Center for Diagnostic Imaging), […]

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 […]