Rojas-Miesse Selected ACTFL Award Winner
Congratulations to Senior Lecturer Nohelia Rojas-Miesse on her selection as an ACTFL Global Engagement Initiative Award Winner at the ACTFL 2016 Awards Ceremony in Boston on November 18, 2016 for her medical Spanish program in Nicaragua!.
The Miami University Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (MUCTFL) is rapidly approaching.
We are looking forward to welcoming you and spending a day learning and networking together. The schedule of the conference is ready for you to view and plan your day. Please follow the "Schedule of Events" for interesting topics to be discussed that day and be sure to register!
Spanish 331 Students Work With Local Community
Students from Spanish 331 (Spanish for Community Work) from the spring of 2016 working with children from Vida Eterna-Iglesia Luterana in West Chester, Ohio. They provided tutoring services, assisted with enrichment programs and communicated with families in the community. Vida Eterna offers a variety of programs for the Latino communities in Butler County, including a summer reading program, ESL/Citizenship classes, a mother's and youth group, fitness classes, and much more.
Fowler-Córdova Selected for Nuestra Familia Award
Congratulations to Katie Fowler Cordova for being selected as a recipient of the Ohio Latino Affairs Commission "Nuestra Familia Award" for outstanding service to the Latino/Hispanic communities. Felicidades Katie!
In Memoriam: Heanon Wilkins
Heanon Wilkins, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, passed away on December 16, 2015. A reflection on his life was posted to the Miami website.
Congratulations our new Senior Lecturers
The Dean’s office noted that our candidates were among the most outstanding and have set a high bar for the future of Senior Lecturer promotions. Of course, we already knew they are on the cutting edge of SLA pedagogy, service to the department, college, university and beyond, along with amazing and original initiatives from Modified courses to Community Outreach.