Dr. Joanne Burnett and Dr. Leah Fonder-Solano presented: "Confronting the Myths of Online Language Teacher Education" at the International Conference on College Learning and Teaching in Ponte Vedra, Florida in March.
Dr. Laurel Abreu presented "Personalizing Cultural Knowledge through Pinterest" with Dr. Stephanie Knouse at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages' 2013 Convention in Orlando, Florida, in November.
Dr. Carmen Carracelas-Juncal's article, "When Service-Learning Is Not a “Border-crossing” Experience: Outcomes of a Graduate Spanish Online Course" appeared in Hispania in June.
Congratulations to Gilman Scholarship winners Kiar Breland, William Crosby, Norma Forrest, Laken Kendrick, and Brdgette Isaacs (Spain); LaVanda Walker (Costa Rica); and Jonathan Sandig (Belgium.)
Congratulations toOutstanding Language Students 2014: Audrianna Strickland (French), Dawne Kennedy (Classics), Ashleigh Ladner and Catherine Geiger (Spanish), and Kevin David Lowery (German).
The Department welcomes new faculty members Dr. Miles Doleac (Classics) and Dr. Katie Angus (French).
Courses in Russian,Chinese, and Italian are currently being offered on the Hattiesburg Campus. French is also being offered on the Gulf Coast Campus.