News and Stories

Academic and Professional Achievements

Kendal Karstens, a senior international relations major at HPU, is the recipient of a Critical Language Scholarship to study in the Russian country of Georgia during summer 2019.

Posted Apr 05, 2019

Macaulay Honors’ Loretta Violante Korea-Bound on Federal Language Scholarship

Loretta Violante of The City College of New York’s Macaulay Honors Program was already headed to Seoul in the fall to study printmaking and sculpture on a Therese Ralston Connor Award from CCNY’s art department. Now she’s won a Critical Language Scholarship from the federal government that will see her spend summer learning Korean in the port city of Busan.

Posted Apr 05, 2019

Four awarded Critical Language Scholarships from U.S. State Department

Four Connecticut College students are gearing up for a summer of intensive language study and cultural immersion abroad. Each of the students has received a Critical Language Scholarship from the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad for up to 10 weeks in an intensive language program.

Posted Mar 26, 2019

Privyet! From the Russian Club

CLS alumnus Brian Holmes (Russian 2018) has started a Russian Club with a fellow student at Trinity University.

Posted Mar 21, 2019

Aiyelabowo ’19: Chinese Immersion Through CLS Scholarship

Ifeoluwa (Iffy) Aiyelabowo ’19 has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Languages scholarship to China. A Chinese studies major with a business development concentration and government minor, Aiyelabowo will study in Dalian, China, this summer.

Posted Mar 19, 2019