Congratulations to Mike Picone on the Alabama World Languages Association Award for Excellence in Teaching (Post-Secondary)! This recognition will take place at the spring joint AWLA/SCOLT meeting in Mobile March
Deproux Kadji and Maxime Vignon, both students in the French PhD program, received prestigious Southern Regional Education Board dissertation fellowships.
Emily Morgan, an undergraduate student in the French program, writes “Why Should College Students Learn a Foreign Language?” for the online magazine, HER Campus.
The French FLEX undergraduate volunteer program was featured in a recent Crimson White article. See link for details: http://cw.ua.edu/44631/culture/french-department-grows-flex-program/.
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
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
PhD student Jana Coffman received a Symposium Merit Award for her paper presentation at the Educational Studies Graduate Research Symposium, recognizing her excellent research based work.
PhD student Maud Barthès received the Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student Award, and was further nominated for the Graduate School’s Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student
Graduate student Jana Coffman, who is working towards her PhD in Spanish Linguistics with a French minor, was nominated for the Educator of Excellence Award in August of 2016 through
The French program presented the following student awards in 2016: James Lamar McCann Award for Excellence in French: Jake Warner Prix d’excellence en français: Molly Deaver & Katie L. Plott Outstanding French Majors: Abigail R.