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Awards

LLC is pleased to acknowledge and share the exceptional achievement of our students, faculty and staff.

 

FACULTY/STAFF AWARDS

UAlbany Excellence Awards

Since its inception as a department in 1997, LLC faculty and teaching assistants have earned a variety of awards that showcase academic and teaching excellence.

 

Award for Excellence in Teaching
2010 Eloise Brière, Associate Professor, French Studies
2009 Aida Torres-Horwitt, Lecturer, Hispanic Studies
2007 Lotfi Sayahi, Associate Professor, Hispanic Studies
1997 Ernest Scatton, Professor, Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Teaching Assistant
2012 Nabila El Guennouni, Teaching Assistant, French Studies
2009 Elise Bouhet, Teaching Assistant, French Studies
2008 Alice Krause, Teaching Assistant, Hispanic Studies
2006 Neil Pischner, Teaching Assistant, French Studies

Award for Excellence in Research
2007 David Wills, Professor, French Studies
2006 Sophie Lubensky, Professor, Slavic & Eurasian Studies
2003 Mary Beth Winn, Professor, French Studies
2002 Henryk Baran, Professor, Slavic & Eurasian Studies

Award for Excellence in Academic Service
2001 Charles Rougle, Associate Professor, Slavic & Eurasian Studies
1998 Eloise Brière, Associate Professor, French Studies
1997 Mary Beth Winn, Professor, French Studies

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
2010 Eloise Briere, Associate Professor, French Studies
2007 Lotfi Sayahi, Associate Professor, Hispanic Studies

 

Other Awards

Disabled Student Services Outstanding Achievement Award
2007 Elizabeth Lansing, Visiting Assistant Professor, Hispanic Studies

Distinguished Service Professor Award
1999 - Ernest Scatton, Professor, Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Diversity Leadership Award
2007- Eloise Brière, Professor, French Studies

 

RECENT STUDENT AWARDS

 

CAS Gonfalon Bearer- Commencement Ceremonies
2013 Patrick E. Lawrence, SPN MA

Dissertation Research Fellowship Award
2010 Kathryn Ringer-Hilfinger, Hispanic Studies

Graduate Student Organization Grants
2012 Nabila El Guenounni, FRE PhD, Fall grant for Travel
2012 Abeer Aloush, SPN PhD, Spring grant for Research
2012 Elise Bouhet, FRE PhD, Spring grant for Travel

Initiatives for Women
2012 Abeer Aloush, SPN PhD, Spring grant for Research for her project "The relationship between religion and violence: multiculturalism and Islamism in the French suburbs"

Residential Life Outstanding Achievement Award
2012 Johamna Hernandez, SPN minor

SUNY CRUE Scholarship
2012 David Benedict, SPN major/FRE and LIN minor
2012 Christopher Lennon, SPN major
2012 Farrell Luttinger, FRE (Honors) major and Spanish 2nd major
2012 Ana Ureña, SPN BA/MA

UAlbany Presidential Award for Undergraduate Research
2012 Pamela Alvarado, FRE major and SPN minor, for her project "Variation and Maintenance of Spanish in Colorado: The Case of Fort Lupton"
2012 John Teevan III, FRE major, for his Honors Thesis in French Studies (with Professor Jean-François Brière): “Golden Age or Rusted Decline? The Successes and Failures of the Third Republic in France, 1870-1940.”

UAlbany President's Award for Leadership
2012 Michael Brown, SPN minor Sara Cole, SPN major Jillian Egan, SPN minor Emily Finnegan, SPN minor Nicoletta Gallo , ITA major Matthew Russo, SPN minor

UAlbany President's Award for Outstanding Senior
2013 Lauren Bailey, SPN minor
2013 Laura Colaneri, SPN major
2013 Emily Finnegan, SPN minor

UAlbany President's Award for Student Excellence
2013 Emily Finnegan, SPN minor

University at Albany's Benevolent Association Research Grants
2012 Abeer Aloush, SPN PhD

The Ada Craig Walker Award
2013 Laura Colaneri, SPN major

Société des professeurs français et francophones d’Amérique
2013 Krislin Cherian, BSN major and Stephanie Erev FRE minor awarded $4000 scholarships

 

Departmental Awards

(for more information see Departmental Awards)


Excellence in Teaching by a Spanish TA Award
2013 Ashley LaBoda, SPN PhD
2012 Zahir Mumin, SPN PhD

The Eleanor Bazzoni 1906 Fellowship
2013 Matthew Patrick Kelly, FRE major
2013 Mylene Assi, GER student

Frank Carrino Memorial Scholarship
2013 Benjamin Mielenz, SPN major
2012 Katja Higgins, SPN major

The Guy A. Enfanto Memorial Award for Excellence
2013 Alex Esposito, FRE major
2012 Pamela Alvarado, FRE major

Anthony M. Gisolfi Fund
2013 Primo Stropoli, ITA major
2012 Nicoletta Gallo, ITA major

 

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