On December 3, six FLL professors were honored with Honored Instructor Awards by ECU’s Office of Campus Living and the Residence Hall Association for their “invaluable contribution to student learning”: Prof. Ninfa Bayas (Spanish); Dr. Ann Borisoff (Spanish), Prof. Lisa Ellison (Classics), Prof. Tatjana Goodman (German), Dr. Susanne Lenné Jones (German), and Dr. Javier Lorenzo (Spanish). According to Michael Perry, Associate Director of Campus Housing, each of the five instructors had been “recognized by one or more student(s) who reside in Campus Living for having made a significant impact on their educational experience here at ECU.”
Dr. Ford, Dr. Smith and Dr. Murenina along with FLL students attended the Third Annual THCAS Scholarship Thank You Luncheon that took place on Sept. 21, 2018. A number of FLL students were recognized for their achievements. Two out of three student speakers at the Luncheon were from FLL. Phoenix Little, Hispanic Studies student and Ms. Harvey S. Wooten Social Sciences Scholar, Chase Neese, Russian Studies student and The Jim and Pam Mullen Study Abroad Scholarship and Dr. Gabriel R. Cipau Scholarship recipient.
Please register at ecu2018.thatcamp.org!
In the Spring of 2018 Foreign Languages & Literatures Department’s students, faculty and staff participated in production of a promotional video about our department, titled “Your Major Matters”. Please view and share the video here!
In March 2018 Classics students Alison Moller, James Patrick Philips, Joshua Spears, alumnus and Latin teacher at the Oakwood School Thomas Taylor, and ECU FLL faculty members John Stevens, Tricia Wilson-Okamura and Lisa Ellison attended North Carolina Classical Association’s Spring conference at Wake Forest University. There they heard papers on the Persian navy at the battle of Marathon, Caesar’s rhetoric, Cicero on the liberal arts and Visigothic conquests by ECU Professor Emiritus Anthony Papalas and professors of classics from UNC-CH, UNC-A and USC.