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The Department of Modern Languages 

  



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February 12th, 2015 by admin
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The Department of Modern Languages is delighted to announce the following awards:

Fulbright:

 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA   Hannah Abrahamson, HTC Spanish major and History major – Lived Experiences in the New World: Women in 16th Century Colonial México in Spain  
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Brian Vadakin, HTC Spanish major – “A Better Path to Prosperity? Rural Community Tourism in Three Costa Rican Cooperatives” in Costa Rica 

 

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Nicholas Koehling, German major - English Teaching Assistantship to Germany

 

Student Enhancement Award:

Julianna Coleman, HTC Spanish major and HTC English major –“Que cuenten las mujeres / “Let the Women Speak”


 

For Spanish and German majors, as well as education language majors, your required study abroad programs must be:

Minimum 5 weeks

Total language immersion (no courses in English)

 

Please contact DML if you have questions. 

 


 
Ohio University, in partnership with the French Embassy in the United States, is proud to present the French Symposium: French for Specific Purposes
Find information regarding travel and accommodation here, and the application here.
 
 

 
 
SUMMER STUDY ABROAD IN ITALY CANCELLED.
For more information contact the Office of Global Opportunities.
15 Park Place
740-593-4583
 
 

As we come towards the end of the academic year 2014-15 we want to remind you of our graduate student award winners from last year and recognize new awards to faculty and students:

2013-2014 Awards 

French

Gaston, Kelsey

 

Kelsey Gaston Barxias       

Outstanding French TA for academic year 2013-14

 

 Spanish 

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Fred Agbemade

Outstanding Spanish TA for academic year 2013-14

 

Garcia Torres, Maria Dolores 2

 

María Dolores (Puli) García-Torres

Outstanding Spanish Masters student year 2013-14

 

2014-2015

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Learning Community Award

Dr.Lois Vines, Professor of French and Distinguished Teaching Professor of Humanities, is the co-recipient of the Outstanding Instructor Award presented by University College and the Learning Communities Program on January 25, 2015.  Candidates are nominated by students participating in the more than 200 Learning Communities at Ohio University, which are designed to engage first-year students in academic and social activities as soon as they arrive on campus.  Dr. Vines created the Learning Community “Foreign Languages and Intercultural Connections” for participants studying other languages, linguistics, and any field in which they would like to continue perfecting language competence.  The group of about fifteen students take a common course and a weekly seminar directed by Dr. Vines that introduces them to the many international opportunities offered on campus and abroad.  They learn, for example, how to earn a Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and how to prepare to be a candidate for nationally competitive awards. During the ten years Dr. Vines has been a seminar instructor, three of her students have been recipients of a Fulbright award, a highly competitive national honor.   

 

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Congratulations to Barb Reichenbach for writing the massive NCATE reports and winning: National recognition for the Spanish, French and German education licensure programs, sponsored by the DML. Here is a link to the article! 

 

 

 


Combine your passion for film, culture,  and language through attending the Spring German Film Series! All events are open to the public and shown with English subtitles. 
 

 
Interested in Study Abroad in Merida, Mexico? Follow the group’s adventures on facebook

October 1st, 2014 by admin
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Awards: 

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Dr. Chris Coski 

(French)

Promotion to Full Professor 

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Dr. Amado Láscar 

(Spanish)

The Jeanette G. Grasselli Brown Teaching Award 

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Dr. Dominique Duvert 

(French)

Promotion to Senior Lecturer 

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Dr. Jeffrey Marks

(Spanish)

Promotion to Senior Lecturer

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Dr. Barbara Reichenbach 

(Spanish)

Promotion to Senior Lecturer 

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Dr. Emilia Alonso Sameño 

(Spanish)

The Ann Campbell Brown Distinguished Service Award                           

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Dr. Fred Toner

(French) 

Knight in the Order of Academic Palms from France