Congratulations to Dr. Pascale Abadie, Assistant Professor of French, and UVC Peer Instructor Jasmine Hunsberger for winning the Elsie Award for First Years Programs in the category of Outstanding Collaboration.
Explore the World Languages and Cultures classes offered by the department of Modern Languages in the 2015 Fall semester!
On February 11th, the Arabic club had a very successful bake sale! Delicious baklawas, knafas, chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate covered with Halal marshmallows, buckeyes, brownies, s'mores cookies were available for sale. The Arabic club raised $98. The left over goods were offered to the Arabic Club movie night event.
On Friday February 20th, fourteen students were nominated for lifetime membership in the Wright State chapter of Pi Delta Phi, la Société d’Honneur Française. They met the strict scholastic requirements for membership, having a minimum GPA of 3.25 in their French courses and a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
The Theta Epsilon chapter of Pi Delta Phi, the national French honor society founded in 1906, upholds the Society's commitment to recognizing outstanding scholarship in the French...
On February 20th, the French Club organized a cooking class at the Rockafield Alumni Kitchen with "Macaroon Chef" and French student, Xavier Mellor. Students and professors learned how to make delicious chocolate and hazelnut filled macaroons. Everybody also had a chance to taste different flavors like strawberry and white chocolate, orange and dark chocolate and mint macaroons!
Everyone had a great time devouring this popular French desert while having great discussions.
On January 28th, Arabic professor Amira Orr took her Arabic 1020 class to the Rockafield Alumni Center kitchen to teach her students about Middle Eastern food. They made Kofta (Middle Eastern meat balls), Hummus (chick peas dip), Lebna (cheese), salad, Taheena (sesame seed paste), Pita Bread and Green Mint Tea.
The food was delicious and everybody had a great time!
The Arabic program will celebrate its first Immersion Day on Tuesday, March 24th from 8:30 am-1:30 pm. This year, the theme is “Visiting the Classical Arabic Past”. Activities will be centered around the “1001 Nights” and include plays presented by the students, explorations of Levantive Arabic culture, a calligraphy session, and hand painting with henna. Joshua Mabra...