Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at meetings on Tuesday, April 10th: Department of Chemistry Dr. Catherine Grgicak – Associate Professor (reappointment with tenure) Department of Economics Dr. Noha Emara – Associate Professor Department of Philosophy Dr. Eric Chwang – Associate Professor Department of Political … Read more of Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/27

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will continue its lecture series in applied linguistics on Monday, November 27th.  José Plácido Ruiz-Campillo from Columbia University will present “Alice in Timeland: Towards an Operative Mapping of the Spanish Verbal System in the Classroom.”  The temporal value usually assigned to verb forms in Spanish hurts, rather than helps, … Read more of MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/27

MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/8

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will continue its lecture series in applied linguistics on Wednesday, November 8th.  Dr. Kara Moranski of the University of Cincinnati will present, “Flipping the Foreign Language Classroom: Considerations for Active Learning,” which will explore the unique relationship between classroom foreign language instruction and active learning models, highlighting how these … Read more of MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/8

MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 10/25

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will continue its lecture series in applied linguistics on Wednesday, October 25th.  Dr. Marta González-Lloret from the University of Hawaii-Manoa will present, “Integrating Technology into Task-Based Language Teaching.” This workshop will present the main concepts of Task-based Language Teaching (TBLT) and what a TBLT curriculum looks like.  It will … Read more of MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 10/25

MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Begins 10/11

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will present its fifth lecture series in applied linguistics on Wednesday, October 11th.  Eduardo Negueruela-Azzarola of the University of Navarra in Spain will be the guest speaker.  His lecture, “Sociocultural Psychology for the L2 Classroom,” will discuss the main tenets of Sociocultural Psychology, applied to the teaching … Read more of MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Begins 10/11

Register Now for “Statewide Symposium on Charter Schools”

The Community Leadership Center (CLC) will host “Statewide Symposium on Charter Schools: Celebrating 20 Years of College Readiness,” on Tuesday, September 19th, from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  This event will feature Ronald C. Rice Jr., JD, Senior Director of Government Relations at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.  The event location is the … Read more of Register Now for “Statewide Symposium on Charter Schools”

MAT in Spanish Webinar Series Continues on 10/27

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish will offer the next installment of their webinar series on Thursday, October 27th.  The presentation, “Concept-Based Pragmatics Instruction for the L2 Classroom,” will be given by Dr. Rémi A. van Compernolle of Carnegie Mellon University.  The event begins at 6 p.m. in the Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge. This … Read more of MAT in Spanish Webinar Series Continues on 10/27

MAT Lecture Series Continues 4/9

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will continue its lecture series in applied linguistics on Thursday, April 9th, with a presentation by Dr. Ana López-Sánchez of Haverford College.  Dr. Lopez-Sanchez will present, “A Genre-Based Curricular and Pedagogical Model for Teaching Foreign Languages.”   The event begins at 6 p.m. in Armitage Hall, Room 113. … Read more of MAT Lecture Series Continues 4/9