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 the benefits of studying languages as well as learn about the programs and classes offered at Clemson University.
This year, 240 high school students from Lexington and Richland Counties had the opportunity to interact with students, faculty, and alumni from the Department of Languages and CAAH as well as visit activity and information tables about each language represented. The event also featured an information panel comprised of three current Clemson students, Chloe Finley, Chloe Satzger, and Claire Campbell, and a graduate of the LAIB German program, Zeb Parsons.
Representing the Department of Languages were Lee Ferrell, Julia Harvey, Kenneth Widgren, José Ortiz, Ling Rao, and Kumiko Saito, along with current and former students Chloe Satzger, Chloe Finley, Sarah McErlean, Lauren Guthre, Rachael Risinger, Claire Campbell, John Ruzzi, Montae Dean, and Zeb Parsons. Representatives from CAAH included Cari Brooks, Carolyn Crist, and Paul Hyde.