Alumnus Wins Hearst National Championship First-Place Award

Joe Freihofer, an MSU alumnus with dual degrees in Journalism and Spanish, recently received first place in the National Television Broadcast News Category of the Hearst National Championship for his video, Sandy Sings On, which tells the story of a Nashville business owner whose store was destroyed during the 2nd Avenue Christmas day bombing in 2020. 

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Recent English Alumna Receives Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor

Recent College of Arts & Letters alumna, Amanda Ling, who was a member of Michigan State University’s Varsity Swim and Dive team, received this year’s Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor, which is presented to a male and female student-athlete at each Big Ten institution for outstanding athletic and academic achievement.  Amanda Ling Ling graduated in May with a B.A. in English and…

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Alumna Accepts Fulbright English Language Teaching Assistantship in Spain

After graduating in December 2020 with dual degrees in Spanish and Arts and Humanities, alumna Emily Van Dyke-Mathews has accepted a Fulbright English Language Teaching Assistantship in Asturias, Spain, that will begin in fall 2021. During the 9-month assistantship, Van Dyke-Mathews will teach English to primary and secondary students in Spain. She also will serve as a cultural ambassador for the…

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Romance and Classical Studies Announces 2020-2021 Departmental Awards

The Department of Romance and Classical Studies (RCS) recently announced the recipients of its Departmental Awards for the 2020-2021 academic year. RCS annually recognizes outstanding students for their academic achievements with a series of scholarships and awards. In lieu of an in-person ceremony this year, award recipients were featured on the RCS website and on its social media pages. The Department…

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