Department of Languages Students Earn Global Seal of Biliteracy

21 Department of Languages students earned the Global Seal of Biliteracy, an international credential which recognizes a candidate’s proficiency in two or more languages. Proficiency is recognized on working, functional, and professional levels. This semester, the Global Seal of Biliteracy was awarded to students representing Spanish (19), French (1), and Japanese (1). The students earning […]

Department of Languages Students Honored at CAAH Awards Ceremony

On Friday, April 9, the College of Arts and Humanities held its annual awards ceremony to honor the exceptional achievements of CAAH students. The in-person ceremony, which was initiated with live music performed by the Clemson University String Quartet, was attended by the honorees, CAAH Faculty, Chairs of the Departments, Dean Nicholas Vazsonyi, and Associate […]

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 […]

Fall 2020 Reflections: German Professional Society Hosts Online Discussion Panel

With Spring Semester 2021 now underway, it is exciting to reflect on some of the ways the Department of Languages students, faculty and alumni have been navigating these unusual times. Fall Semester 2020 brought with it many unique experiences and ways to stay engaged and make connections. In our “Fall 2020 Reflections” posts, we are […]

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 […]

Spanish students present research in Fall courses

This semester, students in two Spanish classes offered by Dr. Graciela Tissera had the opportunity to present their research on literary topics connected to Spanish literature and film. Madison Barbor, Kathleen Fallon, Mauricio Gallegos Leal, Chandler Gilliard, Nariah Haeffner, Alexandra Hitchens, Laura Issel, Rachel Jones, Akim Koutsioukis, Jillian Marlowe, Elle McDermott, Wyatt Meadors, Valerie Peters, […]

Department of Languages Hosts 47th Annual Declamation Contest

The Department of Languages hosted the 47th Annual Declamation Contest on October 19, 2019. This annual poetry recitation contest is an opportunity for middle-school and high-school students from across the region to visit the Clemson campus and show off their foreign-language skills by competing in ASL, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. […]

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 […]