Foreign Languages and Literatures' Director of Undergraduate Advising Susan Navey-Davis was among five NC State academic advisers who were recently recognized by the Office of Academic Advising Services with the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Advising Awards. Born in North Carolina, Susan has been teaching for thirty-five years — twenty-eight of them at NC State. For about twenty of her many years at State, she has also been an undergraduate adviser, helping [...]
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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 [...]
Alum Davis Mooney ('14 Mechanical Eng.) comes from a place where impressive sightseeing is not uncommon. His hometown, Lookout Mountain, TN is a small mountain town on the Tennessee-Georgia border a few miles North of Rock City, the famed rock formation from which — according to legend — up to six different states can be seen. So, when as part of his Italian Studies Minor he chose to participate [...]
Alex Hyler is a senior pre-dental student majoring in Spanish Languages and Literatures. She has interned and volunteered in several dental offices and clinics, including one in Bolivia. She studied abroad in Spain, is a Fall 2014 teaching assistant, and founded the NC State Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fundraiser in 2013-14.
Tingting Ji is proficient in four languages: Chinese, French, English, and Italian. So when she saw an email about an undergraduate research award that involved translating, the Foreign Languages and Literatures major leapt at the opportunity. As this video shows, her translation project translated into newfound skills, interests, and graduate study.