Logo for College of the Holy Cross

Search

Category:

World languages, literatures, and cultures


Holy Cross Receives STARTALK Grant for the Fourth Year in Row

Holy Cross has been awarded a $90,000 STARTALK grant to convene a 10-day summer residential program on literacy development in Chinese as a foreign language (CFL). This is the fourth year in a row that the College has received STARTALK …

Senior Spotlight: Liberal Arts Education Connects Science and the Social Sciences for Raven Tukes

05/18/15 by

NAME Raven Tukes HOMETOWN Morrow, Ga. STUDIES Chinese language major, education studies minor BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Student Programs for Urban Development (SPUD), co-chair of the Study Abroad Ambassadors, co-chair of Modern Languages and Literatures Student Advisory Committee, Aptissimi Global Conference …

Tukes ’15 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Taiwan

05/18/15 by

Raven Tukes ’15, of Morrow, Ga., has received a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship for the 2015-16 academic year to travel to Kinmen, Taiwan in August to serve as a teaching assistant. Tukes, a Chinese language major with a minor in education …

Santander Renews Support for International Study Programs at Holy Cross

11/25/14 by

During a recent ceremony at the College of the Holy Cross, Santander Bank, N.A. through its Santander Universities Global Division, signed its second collaborative agreement with the Holy Cross, which will enhance existing faculty-led study tours and immersion programs that …

NROTC Mom: ‘I Feel Blessed, Honored and Proud’

10/03/14 by

O’Callahan Society organizers welcomed more than 300 guests to the group’s annual dinner on Sept. 27, in the Hogan Campus Ballroom. The event, which honors alumni who have served in the military and the memory of Holy Cross professor Rev. …

Students Showcase Work at Summer Research Symposium and Summer Internship Program Expo

The Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross will be buzzing with action as the tremendous scope of work students participated in over the summer is showcased at the 21st annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium in the …

Holy Cross Welcomes Six New Tenure-Track Faculty, Representing an Array of Academic Disciplines

As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, announced the hiring of six new faculty members in tenure-track positions. “We are delighted that these highly accomplished scholars and teachers are …

Holy Cross Receives STARTALK Grant for Third Year in a Row

Holy Cross has been awarded a  $90,000 STARTALK grant to convene a 10-day summer residential program on literacy development in Chinese as a foreign language (CFL).  This is the third year in a row that the College has received STARTALK …

Olsen ’14 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Kyrgyzstan

Kyle Olsen ’14, of Los Angeles, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Kyrgyzstan where he will teach English to Kyrgyzstani high school students during the 2014-15 academic year. Under the guidance of the Public Affairs Office of …

Gannon ’14 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Russia

Rachel Gannon ’14, of Katy, Texas, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Russia where she will teach English to Russian university students during the 2014-15 academic year. A Russian Studies major, Gannon studied abroad in Moscow last …

‘Holy Cross lecturer raising awareness of deaf culture’

Telegram & Gazette

John Pirone, director of the Deaf Studies Program at the College of the Holy Cross, provides insight on deaf culture as a consultant for Nina Raine’s 2010 play “Tribes,” now in its area premiere by the SpeakEasy Stage Company at …

$100,000 Grant to Help Improve Chinese Language Literacy

Holy Cross receives STARTALK grant for second consecutive year

For the second year in a row, Holy Cross has been awarded a $100,000 STARTALK grant to operate a Chinese teacher development program. Created by the National Security Language Initiative, STARTALK aims to expand and improve the teaching and learning …

Thirteen Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross

Thirteen faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Andrea Borghini, of the philosophy department, earned his Ph.D. in 2007 from Columbia University, and his Laurea in 2000 …