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French Minor Uses Her Study Abroad Experiences to Better Prepare for a Future Medical Career

For Laila Knio ‘17, a Park Scholar and French minor, the summer of 2014 was a very busy year. In May, she traveled to France as part of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures' Paris, Normandy, and Lille Study Abroad Program. In a recent interview with Lauren Vanderveen, Laila describes her Study Abroad experience this way: “We spent a week in Paris, then traveled up to Normandy. [...]


FLL Department among Winners of US-France Initiative Grant

In an effort to increase the number of college exchange students between France and the U.S., the Embassy of France in the U.S. recently announced the winners of the Partnership for Innovation and Collaboration on Study Abroad, a grant competition organized in partnership with NAFSA: Association of International Educators and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). Among the recipients is [...]


Semester in Spain Challenges, Inspires Undergrad

Senior Megan Hornbeck (Communication Media and Spanish Languages and Literatures) says studying abroad in Spain enhanced her cultural awareness, challenged her to navigate a new environment and shaped her goals.


Happy Holidays from the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Posted by S. F. Sotillo. Artistic consultant, Karen Coachman.  


Alums Receive Prestigious Awards

Alum Receives Florence Steiner Award Last November, Alum Ken Stewart received the Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Education (K-12) during the Southern Conference on Language Teaching in San Antonio, Texas. Ken completed his MA in Spanish in 2007 at NC State and currently teaches at Chapel Hill High School in Chapel Hill, NC. Alumna Wins Oustanding Doctoral Research Award Also, Dr. Stephany Brett Dunstan [...]