CLS in the Press


Essex Alumna Now Works at the World Bank
Source: Essex County College News
The summer after Ugoeze Achilike earned her Associate in Science degree (Class of 2015) in Social Sciences at Essex County College, she spent eight weeks in Amman, Jordan through a U.S. Department of State program.

Students selected for prestigious study abroad scholarships
Source: University of North Georgia Newsroom
This year, four UNG students studying Arabic and one studying Chinese have been named semifinalists for the Critical Language Scholarship Program.

Two UNG students win Gilman International Scholarship to study in China and Spain
Source: University of North Georgia
University of North Georgia (UNG) senior and CLS alumna Lyric Jones returns to China with Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship.

Memoirs of a Critical Language Scholar
Source: FIU News
Margarita Rentis, who is graduating this semester, was accepted last summer to the Critical Language Scholarship program, an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program offered by the State Department. She is the first FIU student to be chosen to study Japanese culture.

WVU Student Named Schwarzman Scholar
Source: WDTV West Virginia
The university announced Monday that Colin Lopez (CLS Arabic 2016), of Lancaster Pennsylvania, has been chosen for the prestigious scholarship, which sends students to Tsinghua University in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion.