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The Annual Treasure Valley high school Japanese speech contest was held on April 20 at Centennial High School in Meridian sponsored by the BSU Japan club and the Consular office of Japan in Portland. The following organizations donated gifts for the event:
Consular office of Japan in Portland
BSU Football Office
BSU Marketing in Athletic Department
BSU Center for School Improvement & Policy Studies...
BSU Department of World Languages
BSU Japan Club
Hosei University Football Team in Tokyo, Japan
Congrats to all those who participated!
Amy Bennett, Chinese Studies minor, has been awarded the highly competitive American Council for International Education 2017 Taiwan Intensive Summer Language Program (TISLP) scholarship. The $5,000 scholarship will support her attendance this summer at an 8-week intensive immersion Mandarin language training program at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.
Danielle Kuhrt, student in Chinese 102, has been selected as an alternate to the TISLP program. If a vacancy occurs by May 14, 2017, she will be offered the opportunity to attend the Taiwan intensive language training program this summer too.
Congratulations to Amy and Danielle!
"Océane Pelloille, who came to Boise State from her small hometown of Caen, France, with a four-year scholarship to play on the women’s golf team, will offer remarks [at Commencement]... Her studies are in political science, American sign language and nonprofit management, and her plans for the future include the creation of a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing and helping schools in less developed countries. She is the first in her family to earn a college degree."
Congratulations /Félicitations, Océane!
Last Friday, April 28th 2017 the Department of World Languages' Honor Society Alpha Mu Gamma inducted four new members who have attained distinction in the study of world languages: Nachelle Lopez (Arabic), Lizzy Widner (ASL), Hannah Unger (Spanish) and Christine Mendoza (Spanish).
AMG also recognized several World Language majors and minors that are graduating this May 2017.
Guest speaker was MS. Letty Fenner, Spanish Adjunct. Several WL faculty members representing ASL, Ch...inese, German, Portuguese and Spanish, including Chair Dr. Adrian Kane, were also in attendance.
Congratulations to al!
On April 14th, a group of twenty six Barbara Morgan STEM Academy students and parents, along with the Principal, Ryan Wilhite, and instructor, Angela Ramos, visited Boise State University to learn more about the value of bilingualism and language skills.
The students worked in groups to create a visual poster, which they used to teach classmates words in their second language. Languages represented were American Sign Language (ASL), Bosnian, English, Kinyarwandan, Japanese,... Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, and Tagalog.
Amber Hoye and Fatima Cornwall, Department of World Languages, led this event, with the help of ASL student Samantha Showers.
Great work, Amber and Fatima!
To all our graduating language majors and minors this semester, we wish you the best of luck with your future endeavors and happiness in all you do. CONGRATULATIONS seniors! 📚 ✌🏼 😃 👏🏻 🎓 #bilingualbroncos #wordoftheweek Boise State University Boise State Broncos Boise State University College of Arts and Sciences
Next Wednesday, the Basque Museum is hosting a program in remembrance of the bombing of the Spanish town of Gernika that took place in 1937. At 6:30 you can learn more about this historical event and listen to survivors speak about their personal experiences. The new memorial exhibit is located in the unique Basque Center in downtown Boise.
Professor of German, Dr. Heike Henderson, presented “Food, Marketing, and Murder: Tom Hillenbrand’s Culinary Mysteries" at the National Convention of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) held April 12-15 in San Diego, California.
Yay! Thank you to everyone who voted! Be sure to the check out the video below if you haven't seen it yet!
Congratulations to our video contest winner, the Boise State Department of World Languages! If you haven't had a chance yet, make sure you watch their awesome video. #YouAreWelcomeHere
The World Languages Resource Center (WLRC) is still accepting applications to work as a conversation assistant and lab desk assistant next semester! Applications will be accepted until end of day, April 19th! For more information, please check out: https://worldlang.boisestate.edu/wlrcjobs/
You can pickup an application in the WLRC or apply directly on HandShake.