Honor Society Induction and Installation Ceremony, Oct. 18

You are cordially invited to the
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
 Honor Society Induction and Installation Ceremony
Please join us as we celebrate student achievements and induct our most outstanding students into the National French (Pi Delta Phi), German (Delta Phi Alpha), and Hispanic Honor Societies (Sigma Delta Pi). We are also delighted to be able to install a new chapter of Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society.
Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 5:30p.m.
Green Room, Croatan
(ECU main campus, Dixon Drive; parking available after 5:30pm in the back of the building)
 Featuring a talk entitled
“Languages: Life’s Cultural Currency”
Whichard Visiting Distinguished Professor
Dr. Eileen M. Angelini 
Followed by a light reception.
Kindly RSVP to jonessu@ecu.edu or 252-737-1755 by October 12th.

Scholarship Thank You Luncheon


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.

Scholarships Help Russian Studies Minor Student Expand Global Awareness

Chase Neese, a senior majoring in biochemistry and minoring in Russian studies, received three scholarships in 2017-18 totaling $6,000, which allowed him to spend the summer studying Russian and communication at Moscow International University and interning at X7 Research, an international pharmaceutical contract research organization.

Through his experience in the Russian workplace, Neese was able to foster intercultural communication skills, sensitivity, and overall awareness demanded by today’s increasingly global job market. He was also able to network with people from all over the world during the FIFA World Cup. Overall, Neese described this trip as one of the most influential experiences of his life and something he will cherish the rest of his life. He is immensely grateful to ECU and the College of Arts and Sciences for the funds to make this trip possible.

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