"During my experience in Costa Rica, I gained more confidence in myself, in my ability to speak the language, and realized that there is a future for me in the world of translation and interpretation."
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.