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Chinese Major Wins PASSHE Award

Aaron Brown, Chinese Major, won a $1,000 award from the PA State System of Higher Education to study abroad at the Beijing Normal University in Beijing, China. Aaron will be studying in Beijing during Fall Semester 2014 along with Sarah Halter and Emmanuel Escobar.

French Club at the Big Event

In the first photo on the right: Phelan Neuciler, Anastasia Pinsak, Linda Ngohe-Ehabil (vice president), Justine Seiler (secretary), Jessica Jacquet (president)

German Major Wins Scholarship

Allison R. Phillips (German and Communications Studies) won the $1000 study-abroad award from the College of Liberal Arts. She will be studying at the BU partner university HAAGA HELIA in Helsinki, Finland and after that at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universitšt in Jena, Germany. Congratulations Allison!

Spanish Major Wins Scholarship

Adriana Berlin, Spanish/Secondary Ed. Major, was this year recipient of the Adam Smulovitz Study Abroad Scholarship (Summer 2014). Adriana was chosen because of her interest in studying the Jewish culture of Argentina. Adriana will study in Rosario, Argentina this summer through West Chester University Summer Abroad Program coordinated by Dr. Marcos Campillo and coordinated at BU by Dr. Hidalgo de Jesus.

German and Spanish major accepted to graduate school

Randi Dermo, senior German and Spanish major with a minor in Chinese, has been accepted to the graduate program in Linguistics at Georgetown University for Fall 2014. She is currently studying abroad on the BU exchange program in Jena, Germany.

Randi Dermo (right) in Germany with fellow BU student Ashley Gianni-Bradford

Spanish and Criminal Justice Major accepted to graduate school

Rebecca Loubriel, majors Spanish/Criminal Justice, has been accepted in the MA Program "Master of Science in Security and Intelligence Studies" at Embry-Riddle University Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona.

German Club Sells Brats on the Quad


This flag was behind the brat stand. The students really liked this image of the German flag with the BU Quad in the background.