Romance and Classical Studies Announces 2021-2022 Departmental Awards 

The Department of Romance and Classical Studies (RCS) held its annual awards ceremony on Friday, April 29, in Wells Hall where students of the department were recognized for their hard work and academic achievements and winners were announced for the 2021-2022 departmental awards and scholarships.   The following are the 2021-2022 RCS Department Awards recipients:   Classics Outstanding Student in Classics   Jack…

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Gaining Experience and Confidence While Interning Remotely for Spanish-Based Company

Meg Finerty, a senior Communications and Spanish double major, gained professional work experience that challenged her in unexpected ways while interning with the Spanish-based company, Celpax, which offers a device, called a Daily Pulse, that measures employee morale, giving business leaders a tool for improving the workplace.

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Alumnus Reflects on Legacy as a Student Activist and a Black Student Alliance Founder

In the midst of student protests over racism nationwide and on campus, Barry D. Amis helped found the Black Student Alliance at Michigan State University in 1967 and served as its first president. He has notebooks filled with news clippings and photos from his years as a student activist. “What we did at the time at MSU was groundbreaking,” said…

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Spanish Major Uses Her Language Skills While Interning Remotely

Waking up to text messages from a supervisor in Spain with a six-hour time difference became part of Kaitlyn Wehner’s daily routine this past summer as an intern for Youlosophy, which produces self-help booklets from its headquarters in Barcelona, Spain. Wehner, a Spanish senior, worked remotely for Youlosophy after applying with the Global Remote Internship Program through the College of…

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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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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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