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  • Clemson connects with students from five high schools at Language Day

    November 12, 2019

    Studying a language offers a world of opportunities. That was the message of Clemson University Language Day, a program presented Oct. 17 at Pelion High School by students, faculty and staff from the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. That morning, the school cafeteria was buzzing with enthusiasm as about 220 teenagers from five schools […]

  • Eric Touya stands with arms folded, wearing a dark jacket and beret

    Citizen of the world: Professor of French Eric Touya

    June 10, 2019

    While Touya loves bringing French language and culture to his students in the classroom, his favorite thing is bringing the classroom across the ocean to France.

  • College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities honors top students

    May 7, 2019

    The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University recently honored its outstanding students on an occasion that Dean Richard E. Goodstein called “one of the most treasured, meaningful and highly anticipated days of the academic year.” The College’s 2019 Honors and Awards ceremony took place before an audience of parents, faculty, staff and […]

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    Meet a Tiger: Stephen Fitzmaurice

    December 10, 2018

    This Tiger helped develop Clemson’s American Sign Language (ASL) educational interpreting program, which gives students the necessary knowledge and experience to work with deaf children in mainstream school systems.

  • Image of Poetry Declamation juror in front of filled auditorium announcing awards

    Poetry Declamation brings together nearly 500 middle, high school students

    October 30, 2018

    The Clemson University Department of Languages hosted its 46th Poetry Declamation Saturday with 485 middle and high school students from 31 schools in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. They competed by reciting two poems from memory in their foreign language of study.

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    Languages professor emerita awarded Japanese national medal of distinction

    March 9, 2018

    CLEMSON – Toshiko Kishimoto, associate professor emerita of languages, has been awarded a national medal of distinction — the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Rays Medal — by the Emperor of Japan in a ceremony at the Royal Palace in Tokyo. An honorable certificate signed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also […]

  • Adrina Patterson

    Adrina Patterson is becoming the change she wants to see in the world

    April 6, 2017

    CLEMSON – At just 19 years old, Adrina Patterson has big goals in mind, and she’s already on her way to achieving them. The sophomore Language and International Health major plans to attend medical school and specialize in dermatology. She believes her major has given her a holistic view of the healthcare industry by providing […]

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    Cross cultural program to host students from Mexico in Greenville and Clemson

    March 16, 2016

    A partnership between Berea High School in Greenville, South Carolin,a and Preparatoria 19, a school in Guadalajara, Mexico, will send two students and one teacher from each school to visit the other for one week starting March 19. The Preparatoria 19 group will observe educational settings and engage in learning activities at Berea High School, […]

  • Crossing Borders: Clemson professor speaks the language of the world

    March 28, 2011

    Constancio Nakuma has always had a fascination with languages, an appropriate passion since his native country, Ghana, holds 42 of them. His interest in cultural and technical linguistic organization has taken him all over the world and given him a diverse cultural perspective that he shares with Clemson students.