City of Northport names Rafael Alvarez for “Education Leader of the Year” award

Congratulations to Rafael Alvarez of the Spanish section on his recent City of Northport Education Leader of the Year Award announced in the Tuscaloosa News. His translating, interpreting, and support for the community are well recognized by Northport and the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce! Source: http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/news/20171008/lend-hand-five-honored-for-contributions-to-community […]

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Four students receive Boren Scholarships for Language Study

Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide funding for US undergrads to study languages in world regions critical to US interests, and underrepresented in study abroad programs. Meredith Cazalas, who is minoring in Japanese, will study Japanese in an intensive language program at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. Maria Huryn will […]

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Nine Graduates win Fulbright Awards for 2017-2018

Sponsored by the US State Department, Fulbright Awards are highly competitive, and provide grants for individually designed study and research projects, or for English-teaching assistantships.  Nine UA graduates have been selected for the 2017-2018 academic year. Ruth Bishop, who holds a BA in Spanish, will teach in Colombia. Benjamin Canady, a Japanese minor, will teach […]

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