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College of Arts and Sciences Recognition Award Recipients
Associate Professor of Spanish and Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Global Education Ana María Rodríguez-Vivaldi was awarded the 2017 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Achievement in International Activities Award.
“I am so honored to receive this award! It is my joy to assist students in their academic progress, and we have so many amazing degree options in the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures.” – Laurie Heustis
Erika Gallegos was awarded the 2017 College of Arts and Sciences Master’s Student Achievement Award in the Humanities.
“When I first came to the United States my heart was brimming with a sense of adventure and excitement. Not long after that I decided this was the country I wanted to build a future in.
“The process of completing a masters degree for me has been a great experience, and I believe that having highly educated and passionate professors has a lot to do with it. I can’t thank them enough!
“Receiving this award is an honor for me and my family. I will always see it as a result of hard work but also as symbol of my passion and desire for giving back to society.” –Erika Gallegos
Congratulations, Ana Maria, Elena, Laurie, and Erika!
Chinese: Trudy Boothman
French: Kayla Schwoch
German: Connor McCaw
Japanese: Samuel Borom
Spanish: Elizabeth Medina
Overall Outstanding Senior: Elizabeth Medina
2018-2018 Graduates with Honors
2017-2018 Bachelor of Arts Degree Recipients
It gives me great pleasure to be able to extend congratulations to each and every one of you as you close this chapter of your lives. From everyone here in the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures at WSU, we wish you the best. Good luck and continued success in your coming adventures!
Jolyon T. Hughes
Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures