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Student Accomplishments

Congratulations and good luck to our WLC Class of 2014 graduates!

The Department of World Languages & Cultures celebrated the wonderful achievements of our Class of 2014 graduates on May 15, 2014. Here are some pictures from the ceremony.

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Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences, Dr. Ben Rifkin making a speech at graduation.

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Graduates pose with Spanish professor, Dr. Tulia Jimenez-Vergara.

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Congrats, grads! We’re so proud of you!

Students Participation in the US Department of Education USIFL Program in Vladimir, Russia.

Students who participated in the US Department of Education UISFL funded alternative spring break program in Vladimir, Russia in March 2013 gave a presentation about the breaking of cultural stereotypes at TCNJ’s annual Celebration of Student Achievement in May 2014.  Pictured from left to right:  Skyeler Sudia, Michael Schiumo, Joanna Peluso, Kyriaki Christodoulou, Kathryn Wertheimer,Continue Reading

Congrats to Alyvia Miller!

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 UniversityContinue Reading

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

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