"If you told freshman me that I would change my major to social work, serve as a Camp War Eagle parent counselor, or travel to India for study abroad, I would never have believed it. But by trying new things and putting myself out there, I had incredible experiences I wouldn't trade the world for."
Anja Werth, a lecturer in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures received the Barbara Fischer Education Award for Excellence.
Faida Mitifu, '88, former ambassador of Congo to the United Stated, was the keynote speaker at a CLA Career Services' Employer Meet and Mingle event.
The symposium, held in Ortygia, Sicily, focused on providing an informal and conducive atmosphere of dialogue to further research and grant projects.
Amelia Grace Hill, a Spanish and interdisciplinary studies major, will use her award to teach in Galicia, Spain.