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Fall 2010 CLASS scholarship recipients announced

The CLASS Scholarship Committee has selected the winners of the Fall 2010 CLASS scholarships. Dr. Sarah Fishman, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies served as Chair of the committee. To view a list of the recipients and read their essay submissions, visit the CLASS Scholarship website.

MCL congratulates Maxwell Porterfield!

Italian minor Maxwell Porterfield, recipient of two Italian scholarships in 2011, has been accepted into a very selective Italian internship program, sponsored by the UH Italian Program. in the fall of 2011 she will teach English as a second language in an Italian high school in Milan, Italy.

MCL congratulates Alison Marcom

Alison Marcom, German major in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages has been selected for the Warren Fellowship for Future Teachers at the Holocaust Museum Houston: "The Warren Fellowship for Future Teachers is a week-long program that introduces university students preparing for a career in teaching to the history and to the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides. Participants attend a six-day, all-expense-paid institute designed to immerse the Fellows in historical and pedagogical issues related to the Holocaust."

Congratulations Alison!

MCL congratulates Carlos Valenzuela

After competing with more than 550 applicants nationwide, Carlos Valenzuela, a junior at the University of Houston majoring in Communications was selected for the highly competitive Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange For Young Professionals Programm and will spend a year in Germany. The program, "is a full-year work-study scholarship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior German language knowledge required), four months of classroom instruction at a German university or college of applied sciences, and a five-month internship in a participant's career field." (