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6 ASU students receive Department of State’s Critical Languages Scholarship

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced that an ASU-record six students have been named recipients of the Critical Language Scholarship, a federal program that promotes rapid language gains and essential intercultural fluency in regions that are critical to U.S. national security and economic prosperity.

CLS in the Press — May 11, 2023

CLS Spark Spotlight: It's Never Too Late

An Interview with Alumna Rosiland Townes Twenty years after she left school, Rosalind Townes returned to the classroom. That would be a big enough challenge for most people, but she decided to also study Arabic—considered one of the world’s most difficult languages to learn. For Rosiland the chall…

CLS Program News — May 10, 2023

Pamela Ortiz

Pamela Ortiz is an alumna of the 2022 CLS Japanese Program hosted virtually by Okayama University in Okayama, Japan. Pamela recently graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science from Dickinson College. Pamela plans to put her Japanese language skills to action working as…

Alumni Profile — April 28, 2023