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Student Accomplishments

Congrats to Alyvia Miller…

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Congrats to Alyvia Miller,
who was graduated in 2014 from TCNJ with a bachelor’s degree in music, a
bachelor’s degree in International Studies for Economics/Trade, and a minor in
Chinese as a member of the honors program, was awarded a full ride scholarship
to study for her MBA in international business at the Shanghai University of
Finance and Economics, one of the top-ranked business schools in China.

Congratulations to Joseph Pezzulo!

Congratulations to Joseph Pezzulo who was accepted into the most prestigious Masters Program of International Relations at Beijing University with full China’s Government scholarship. Joseph’s primary focus will be on Sino-US relations. Joseph has a self-designed double major in Chinese language and Culture and History.Continue Reading

Congratulations to Priya Gupta and Katrina Notarmaso!

The first official act in our last Spanish Section meeting was the presentation of the inaugural Excellence Awards to two students of the Spanish minor. Professors Kentengian and Figueroa, having taught two classes to each, presented the awards respectively to Priya Gupta and Katrina NotarmasoContinue Reading

Congratulations to Tyler Liberty!

Congratulations to Tyler Liberty who was accepted in the”Teach for America” program. He’ll be teaching in Arizona in the fall. Tyler is graduating with a self-designed double major in Chinese Language and Culture and English. Below is Tyler’s testimonial.
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Students Travel to Russia and present at Celebration of Student Acheivement

Dr. Rifkin (WLC/Russian) and Dr. Marino (History) won a 3-year grant from the US Department of Education to internationalize the history secondary education program with an emphasis on Russia. The grant provides funding for a small group of students of Russian language at TCNJ to travel to Vladimir, Russia, a city of about 400,000 approximately 4 hours’ drive east of Moscow, for an alternative spring break experience during which time they volunteer in a K-12 school. The students who participated in this year’s trip were Kyriaki Christodoulou (3rd year Russian), Lia Lumauig (1st year Russian), Joanna Peluso (3rd year Russian), Michael Schiumo (3rd year Russian), Skyeler Sudia (1st year Russian), and Kathryn Wertheimer (1st year Russian). Continue Reading

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! Continue Reading

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.

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