Study Abroad Wins Excellence Award in Interdisciplinary Scholarship

Jonathan Choti, Assistant Professor of African Languages in the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages, and two doctoral students, Pauline Wambua (Ph.D. in Educational Policy) and Ja’La Wourman (Ph.D. in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures), collectively received the 2020 Excellence Award in Interdisciplinary Scholarship (EAIS) for their 2019 study abroad project, Sustainable Community Development in Tanzania. Choti was the faculty leader of the…

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Religious Studies Announces This Year’s Award Recipients

The Department of Religious Studies is proud to present the 2020 Religious Studies Awards to five outstanding students – Mackenzie Meade, Skylar Berlin, Alana Davis, Andrew Keller, and Lauren Chapman. The awards presented include the Engaged Scholar Award, Robert Pettapiece Scholarship, Nick Rashford and Jake Foglio All-University Award, Julia Johnson Award In Religion and Ecology, and the Robert T. Anderson Award.  Mackenzie…

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MFA Candidate Receives Emerging Artist Scholarship

Nicolei Gupit, MFA candidate in Art, Art History, and Design, is this year’s Elizabeth Charles Emerging Artist Scholarship recipient, presented by the Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center as part of its Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition. Founded in 2019, this scholarship, which annually awards up to $1,000, supports emerging artists studying the visual arts or artists seeking to establish a professional presence or…

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Student Awarded Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Emily Steffke, an Honors College senior majoring in neuroscience in the College of Natural Science and English in the College of Arts & Letters, has been named a Marshall Scholar. “I am deeply honored to have been granted this opportunity to leap to the forefront of international health discourse and so excited to pursue a doctorate of philosophy in oncology…

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Students Awarded Grand Hotel Endowed Scholarships

Recipients of the Grand Hotel Endowed Scholarship for Arts & Letters will be featured during the 25th Anniversary of Grand Hotel Arts Weekend, which takes place June 28-30 on Mackinac Island.  Funded by the Musser family, the owners of Grand Hotel, the scholarship was created to support MSU College of Arts & Letters students who wish to pursue creative endeavors both…

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Students Awarded Alumni Endowed Book Scholarships

Nine College of Arts & Letters students each were awarded a $500 scholarship from the Alumni Endowed Student Book Scholarship and Robert L. Fiore Student Book Scholarship funds as a recognition of their academic achievement and to help ease the financial burden of a college education. The funds may be put towards school materials such as books and art supplies.…

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UURAF First Place Winners Announced

Several College of Arts & Letters students received first-place awards for their research and creative scholarship presented at the 21st Annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF).  Held each spring and co-sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and the Honors College, UURAF offers MSU undergraduate students the opportunity to present their research, answer questions about…

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Students Awarded Grand Hotel Endowed Scholarship

At this year’s Arts Weekend at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, the Grand Hotel Endowed Scholarship for Arts & Letters will be presented to four deserving students and alumni. Funded by the Musser family, owners of Grand Hotel, the scholarship was created to support MSU College of Arts & Letters students who wish to pursue creative endeavors both inside and outside…

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MSUFCU Scholarships Help Students with Unpaid Internships

Three College of Arts & Letters students recently received scholarships from Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) as part of its unpaid internship scholarship competition. The students – Briana Beeman, Jason Dernay, and Jett Hampton – were awarded funds after submitting applications detailing the unpaid work they do for organizations. Briana Beeman Briana Beeman is a senior majoring in…

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Students Awarded Alumni Endowed Scholarships

Ten College of Arts & Letters students each were awarded a $500 scholarship from the Alumni Endowed Student Book Scholarship and Robert L. Fiore Student Book Scholarship funds as a recognition of their academic achievement and to help ease the financial burden of a college education. The funds may be put towards school materials such as books and art supplies.…

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