The Spanish Program (RGRLL): Faculty and Student Accomplishments
The Spanish Program in the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures department acknowledges faculty members María Carreira and Bonnie Gasior, as well as graduate student Ruth Rubio, for their recent accomplishments.
Professor María Carreira was named Associate Editor of Hispania.
Professor Bonnie Gasior worked with the Spanish Club and Partners for Success to bring Los Angeles-based actor José Yenque to the CSULB campus on February 2, 2011. Yenque screened his Academy Award Winning (student) short film Wednesday Afternoon.
Graduate student Ruth Rubio presented a research paper at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference in spring 2011.
The German Program (RGRLL): Student Accomplishments
The German Program in the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures acknowledges the following three students for their recent academic accomplishments:
Lisa Beesley, Vicky Gabriel, and Roma Hernandez are three graduating MA students, who gained acceptance to multiple PhD programs from around the country. Beesley has chosen to attend Vanderbilt University, Gabriel has chosen to attend UCLA and Hernandez will attend Rice University.
Justin Schafer, an undergraduate senior, was awarded the prestigious International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS), which includes serving a 15-week internship with a member of the German Bundestag or German National Parliament.
The Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures (RGRLL): Student Research Competition
The Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures acknowledges the following three students for their recent success at a student research competition:
Kate Nelson, a graduate student of French, won first place with a paper written for a French Women Writers course.
Matt Gervase, a graduate student of French, won second place with a paper written for a French course.
Alessandro Russo, a student of Italian, received an honorable mention for a paper written for an Italian Women Writers course.