Faculty Awards and Promotions

  • Promoted to Associate Professor:
    • Prof. Lori Czerwionka (Spanish Linguistics)
    • Prof. Daniel Olson (Spanish Linguistics)
    • Prof. Jeffrey Turco (German)
  • CLA Outstanding Graduate Teacher - Prof. John sundquist (German)
  • CLA Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher - Prof. Jessica L. Sturm (French)

  • Promoted to Full Professor: Prof. Jennifer M. William (German)

  • Promoted to Associate Professor: Prof. Jessica L. Sturm (French)

  • Provost Fellow - Prof. Jennifer M. William (German)

  • University Faculty Scholar - Prof. Alejandro Cuza (Spanish)

  • Community Engagement Research Award - Prof. Alejandro Cuza (Spanish)

  • Excellence in Distance Learning - Prof. Wei Hong (Chinese)

Graduate Student Awards

  • Boris Yelin received the CLA 2018 Distinguished Dissertation Award.
  • Sandra M. Usuga Giraldo received the CLA 2017 Distinguished Dissertation Award. To read more click on the following link
  • Berenice Carroll Award for Peace and Social Justice - Esther Teixeira and Sandra Usuga for their project entitled "Sandra Cisneros Latinas I Tell You My Story" (group photo)

  • Honorable Mention - Yuhan Huang

  • Graduate School Excellence in Teaching - Christina Weiler (German)

  • Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Awards - Yuhan Huang (Chinese) and Daniel C. Jones (German)

  • Graduate Teacher Certificate - Maiko Kato (Japanese)

  • Advanced Graduate Teacher Certificate - Christina Weiler (German)

  • Annual Purdue Research Foundation Grants

    • Katherine Roseau with Prof. Paula Leverage
    • Fernando Llanos Lucas with Prof. Dan Olson
    • Esther Teixeira with Prof. Marcia Stephenson

  •  Summer Purdue Research Foundation Grants

    • Tatiana Artanmonova
    • Felipe Fiuza
    • Argelia Garcia
    • César Gutérrez
    • Cezar Medeiros
    • Aditi Rayarikar
    • Esther Teixeira
  • SLC Research Grants

    • Jinsong Chen
    • Felipe Fiuza
    • Lauren Miller
    • Katherine Roseau

Undergraduate Student Awards

  • Outstanding Senior in the School of Languages and Cultures - Emilie Watson (German)

  • Outstanding Senior in ACHI - Giuliana Lucchesi (Italian)

  • Outstanding Senior in Classical Studies - Rebekah Maddack

  • Outstanding Senior in East Asian Languages - Timmy Wong (Japanese)

  • Outstanding Senior in French - Kira Krutulis

  • Outstanding Senior in German - Emilie Watson

  • Outstanding Senior in Russian - Jerri Dorr

  • Outstanding Senior in Spanish - Amber Hunnewell

  • American Council of Teachers of Russian Scholar Laureate - Daniel Drabiak

  • Classical Association of the Middle West and South Award for Outstanding Achievement - Rebekah Maddack

  • CLA Alumni Association - Emilie Watson

  • CLA Outstanding Senior in Asian Studies - Brettley Ross (majoring in Japanese and Asian Studies)

  • CLA Honors Sophomore with Distinction -  Brittney Vaal (Spanish)

  • CLA French Study Abroad Scholarship - Eklizabeth Stanley (Montpelier Spring 2015)

  • James Albert Evans Scholarship - Kaitlyn Reeves (Strasbourg Spring 2015)

  • May 2015 Honors Graduates

    • Emily Delnick (Spanish & English)
    • Anne Hemmelgarn (Spanish & Accounting)
    • Amber Hunnewell (Spanish & Psychology)
    • Kira Krutulis (French, Art Studies & Linguistics)
    • Katherine Lewis (French)
    • Adam Robertson (Spanish & Linguistics)
    • Allison Tucker (Spanish & Communications)
  • Lorraine K. Lawton Study Abroad Scholarship

    • Anne Marie Green
    • Wyatt McManus
    • Alexa Poynter
    • Carlos M. Peleaz Vigna
    • Anna Triscari

SLC Teaching Awards

Faculty Teaching Award
Prof. Colleen Neary-Sundquist

Graduate Mentoring Award
Prof. Jennifer William

Continuing Lecturer Excellence in Teaching Award
Olga Lyanda-Geller

Teaching Assistant Outstanding Achievement
Shannon Becker
Esther Teixeira
Christina Weiler

TA Excellence in Teaching Award
Claudia Castillo
Felipe Fiuza
Liana Hakobyan
Yingying Huang
Heather Offerman
Katie Roseau
Sijia Yao


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