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Student Accomplishments

Congratulations Matthew Knoth!

Congratulations to Matthew Knoth,who has accepted an offer to be a US Teaching Assistant of English in Linz, Austria for the upcoming year! The program is run by the Austrian-American Educational Commission. Matthew is a senior International Studies and Spanish major.

Students Debate Today’s Surveillance Society in International Conference

College of New Jersey student Wambui Gilbert studying abroad this semester at IAU College in Aix-en-Provence, France participated in the 11th annual international student conference on U.S.-European relations entitled “Peace and Conflict in an Age of Total Surveillance.”Continue Reading

WLC students awarded at the HSS Achievement Awards

Five students from World Languages & Cultures were awarded for excellence in their respective languages at the Humanities and Social Sciences Achievement Awards on October 18, 2013.Continue Reading

TCNJ students named “Teacher of the Year” by the Chinese American Cultural Association and Edison Chinese School

Tara Pretty (Class of 2013) and Patricia Lin (Class of 2014) taught Chinese to students–kindergarten up to 12th grade–at Edison Chinese School on weekends from September 2012 to June 2013.  Pretty and Lin were honored for their dedication and commitment to teaching Chinese language and culture with “Teacher of the Year” awards from the Chinese American Cultural AssociationContinue Reading

Senior Seminar 2012-2013 Award Recipients

Jenna Leopold and Katherine Heitmann receive department awards for the best Senior Seminar students of  2012-2013 for their outstanding work.

Jenna Leopold named a recipient of HSS DAELA Award

Jenna majored in Spanish and minored in Communications Disorders. She is a member of the Sigma Delta Pi (the National Hispanic Honors Society) and serves as a peer mentor for the Spanish major. Jenna has been a teacher’s assistant and substitute teacher in the Spanish immersion preschool classroom at the Spanish Workshop for Children inContinue Reading

Japanese Program Recent Successes

Accepted to the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Program http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/JET/about_JET.html). They will be joining four other TCNJ alumni in teaching English in Japan: Stephanie Cuono Ashlee Dixon Elissa Wu 2013 Japanese National Honor Society (http://www.aatj.org/studentactivities/jnhs/JNHS-CC.html) TCNJ Chapter inductees: Stephanie Cuono Ashlee Dixon Angeline Taylor Elissa Wu

Mary Jane Dempsey Wins Undergraduate Achievement Award

Mary Jane Dempsey, a senior at The College of New Jersey, is a double-major in History and International Studies with a minor in Italian, and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. While studying abroad in Bologna, Italy at the Spring Hill College Italy Center she conducted research in order to understand what laws have beenContinue Reading

Mary Jane Dempsey (Bologna and Torino) Spring Summer 2012

Che prendi, signorina?” Un signore con una bella cravatta nera mi chiede cosa voglio per colazione. Dopo avere scelto , mi siedo a tavola e comincio a guardare tutte le foto della mia macchina fotografica che ho fatte durante il mio giro a Torino. Tanta gente pensa che Firenze, Roma e Venezia siano i luoghiContinue Reading

Bryan Furman: Finding Love in Russia

Bryan Furman accepted the Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program to study in Moscow, Russia, on American Councils’ Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP). He committed himself to a career in U.S. national security and to nine months in one of Eurasia’s political, economic, and cultural hubs. Moscow’s lifestyle and RLASP’s vastContinue Reading

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