Department of Languages

Spring Highlights: German and Spanish Programs Host Conference for International Business in Mexico

On February 14, the Spanish and German programs hosted the Conference for German and Spanish in International Business and Engineering: Investment in Mexico.  Faculty members Daniel García, Magdalena Matúskova and Lee Ferrell collaborated together in organizing this event with publicity and social media coordinated by Anna Grace Araiza.  Events for the day were moderated and […]

Two 2023 LIH Graduates Ready to Make their Mark in Public Healthcare

The Department of Languages is proud to acknowledge two LIH graduates, Madeleine Wolfe and Rund Adelnabi, both recently featured in Clemson News. Both Madeleine and Rund will be receiving degrees in Language and International Health with a Spanish concentration. Their unique passions and talents have led them both in different and equally impressive directions. Madeleine […]

ASL and Creative Inquiry Students Return to Martha’s Vineyard for Research, Outreach

Assistant Professor of ASL Jody Cripps and his Spring 2023 ASL Creative Inquiry team in Lambert’s Cove, Martha’s Vineyard, MA. A Return to Martha’s Vineyard Last April, Assistant Professor of ASL Jody Cripps and seven ASL students traveled to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, as part of their Creative Inquiry course to initiate a community outreach program […]

Three Department of Languages Faculty Receive CAAH Awards

Three exemplary Department of Languages faculty received CAAH awards for Academic Year 2022/2023: Principal Lecturer of Spanish Ellory Schmucker was awarded CAAH Advisor of the Year. Associate Professor of French Pauline de Tholozany was awarded a Creativity Professorship for the Humanities. Associate Professor of Spanish and Community Health Arelis Moore received the Dean’s Award for Excellence […]

Department of Languages Graduate Receives 2022 Roaring 10 Award

2015 Department of Languages graduate Courtney Meeks (BA, Spanish and International Trade, 2015; MBA, Business Administration, 2017) has been named a 2022 Roaring10 recipient. Courtney Meeks (MA, 2015; MBA, 2017) Image Courtesy of the Clemson Alumni Association The Roaring10 is a yearly honor awarded by the Clemson Young Alumni Council to ten outstanding Clemson University […]

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 […]

Department of Languages Senior Receives Norris Medal, University’s Most Prestigious Award

Department of Languages senior Natalie Ann Claypool received the Norris Medal at the University’s Spring Awards Ceremony on May 9, 2022. The Norris Medal, which is awarded to the best overall student as determined by the University Scholarships and Awards Committee, is considered the most prestigious award for graduating Clemson seniors. Recipients of the award […]

ASL Program Aids in the Revival of Signed Language on Martha’s Vineyard

In April, Assistant Professor of ASL Jody Cripps and seven ASL students traveled to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, to initiate a Community Outreach program as part of their Creative Inquiry course. This CI project will aid in reviving Martha’s Vineyard as the signed language community it once was. A Signed Language History in the Community Martha’s […]

37th Conference of the Southeastern Association of Japanese held virtually on April 2

On April 2, 2022, the 37th Conference of the Southeastern Association of Japanese (SEATJ) was held virtually. Clemson University was the host institution, and the Department of Languages sponsored the event. Dr. Jae DiBello Takeuchi, Assistant Professor of Japanese, has served as the president for SEATJ for the past academic year and was the conference […]

Language and International Health Society to host online publishing event

On Thursday, April 14, the Language and International Health Society is hosting an online event focused on helping undergraduate students gain the proper strategies for publishing their work. The event will feature a talk by Dr. Jill D. McLeigh, Director of Policy, Advocacy, and Research at the Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence at Children’s […]