Dr. Joanne Burnett presented "Who is Stromae? And why he might be about the best thing to hit America's shores" at the American Association of Teachers of French in Québec in July 2015.
Congratulations to Keltoum Rowland for being named Instructor of the Year by the College of Arts and Letters, and to Cynthia Baertich for being named Outstanding Instructor by the Office of Disability Services.
Dr. Laurel Abreu's article, "Teaching Hispanic Linguistics: Strategies to engage learners," written with Dr. Stephanie Knouse and Dr. Timothy Gupton, appeared in Hispania in June 2015.
Dr. Katie Angus presented "Foreign language teaching assistants 'in the trenches': Metaphors in teacher talk" at the American Association for Applied Linguistics conference in Toronto, Canada, in March 2015.
Dr. Laurel Abreu's article, "Changes in Beliefs about Language Learning and Teaching by Foreign Language Teachers in an Applied Linguistics Course," appeared in Dimension in March 2015.
Congratulations to Dr. Laurel Abreu (2014) and Dr. Joanne Burnett (2015), winners of the Exemplary Online Course Award at Educators Connect, a conference to celebrate learning at Southern Miss.
Honors Student and French Major Craig Smith received the Jack Lucas Award for Scholarship in the field of War and Society at the Undergraduate Research Symposium in April 2015 for his presentation on a comparative content analysis of reporting on the conflict in the Central African Republic, as part of his Honors Thesis, directed by Dr. Joanne Burnett.
Dr. Leah Fonder-Solano and Dr. Joanne Burnett presented "Building a Community of Learners: Attracting and Engaging Majors" at Educators Connect in February 2015.
Brittany Pugh and Colette Eubanks have been announced as winners of the Gilman Scholarship.
Congratulations to 2015Sarah Stevenson Johnson Scholarship Winner, Elizabeth Hartley.
Congratulations to the following International Programs scholarshipwinners: for Spanish in Costa Rica, Pamela Medders, and for Spanish in Spain, Allysa Cole, Annie Johnson, Veronica Havard, Brittany Pugh, and Judge Lucas.
Congratulations to our 2015 Outstanding Language Students: Belen Plaza Gainza (Classics), Craig Smith (French), Sean D. Murphy (German), and Nathaniel Smith (Spanish).
Courses in Russian,Chinese, and Italian are currently being offered on the Hattiesburg Campus.
French and Spanish 101-202 are now offered fully online in the summers only.