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Spring Award Ceremony

The Department of World Languages & Literatures awarded the following scholarships for 2024:

Robert A. Fischer Memorial Endowed Scholarship: Spencer Fuson
Señor Cicero A. Rust III Endowed Scholarship: Imoya Lovelady
Roberto A. Galván/San Marcos Lions Club Scholarship: Isabella Litwin
Corinda Crews Moeller Endowed Scholarship: Piper Cotton
Daniel P. Frouman Graduate Spanish Scholarship: Mayra Soto, Samuel Aponte
Benjamin A. Gilman & Critical Language Scholarships: Zayna Abdul Rahim
Fulbright Finalists: Alejandra Sanchez, Carol-Ann Veretto

The Department of World Languages and Literatures congratulates:

Outstanding Undergraduate Student: Emma Anderson
Outstanding Graduate Student: Jasen Rodriguez
German Honor´s Society Inductees: Spencer Fuson, Ben Fogel
Phi Kappa Phi Inductees: Susi Ledesma, Jasen Rodriguez
Goethe-Institut Summer Academy Global Teaching and Learning: Erin Taylor
LBJ Outstanding Senior Student Award: Alejandro Valenzuela
Teaching Assistantship Program in France (TAPIF): Wandaka Musungira, Emannuel Ortiz
Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET): Luke Hoffman, Sean Hickman

Faculty Awards:

Featured Professor: Dr. Mayumi Moriuchi
Presidential Excellence Award: Dr. Ewa Siwak
Golden Apple Awards Teaching: Dr. Sergio Martinez, Dr. Ewa Siwak
Golden Apple Awards Service: Dr. Agustín Cuadrado, Dr. Moira Di Mauro-Jackson
Alumni Association Teaching Award of Honor: Dr. Jennifer Forrest
Faculty Senate Workload Release 2024-2025 Award: Dr. Susana Villanueva Lis
Presidential Distinction Awards: Dr. Moira Di Mauro-Jackson, Dr. Agustín Cuadrado, Dr. Susana Eguia-Lis, Dr. Sergio Martinez
Texas State University Distinguished Professor: Dr. Catherine Jaffe
Harvey L. Johnson Publication Award: Dr. Sergio Martinez
NEH Year-Long Faculty Award at a Hispanic Serving Institution: Dr. Carlos Abreu Mendoza
University Humanities Research Excellence Award: Dr. Sharon Ugalde
College Achievement Award: Dr. Alexandra Perkins  
Service Learning​ Research Grant: Dr. Moira DiMauro-Jackson 

Chair Dr. Yasmine Beale was proud to award the following students with Academic Excellence Certificates in Spring 2024:

Emma Anderson
Sara Cadena
Piper Cotton
Angela Garcia
Taylor Keesee
Imoya Lovelady
Valeria Martinez Tikhonova
Brian Navarro-Sanchez
Philippe Sprowls