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Conn Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

In the midst of applying for jobs, deciding on masters programs, and figuring out next steps, two Conn seniors will be headed abroad for the summer for intensive language study. Julia Graham and Jordan Westlake both received a Critical Language Scholarship from the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for ten weeks of study.

CLS in the Press — April 26, 2022


Town Talk - Idaho Press

Natalie Mesplay, a graduating senior at the University of Idaho, received a Critical Language Scholarship to study foreign languages overseas through the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

CLS in the Press — April 25, 2022


Carleton students earn Critical Language Scholarships

The U.S. Department of State has chosen three Carleton students to participate in its Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) programs this summer—Marianne Gunnarsson ’22 and Lila Stolkiner ’23 will study Chinese, and Max Gjertson ’22 will study Japanese.

CLS in the Press — April 25, 2022


Advisor Chat: Kristen Canavan

Meet Kristen Canavan! Kristen is an alumna of the 2015 CLS Arabic Program in Madaba, Jordan and serves as a CLS Advisor within her role as the Education Abroad Coordinator with the Center for Global Engagement at the University of Michigan-Flint. As a first-generation college student, Kristen h…

CLS Program News — April 25, 2022


Abdul Sanderson

Abdul Sanderson is an alumnus of the 2021 CLS Russian Program hosted virtually by American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Abdul graduated from SUNY Geneso with bachelor's degrees in Economics and Political Science. He plans to pursue a career in international diplomacy using his…

Alumni Profile — April 22, 2022