Foreign languages news

Oct
13
2016
Northwestern profs awarded sabbaticals, research fellowships
Northwestern College has announced the names of professors awarded endowed research grants and sabbaticals for 2017–18.

Northwestern College Spanish prof Piet Koene has recently been certified as a medical interpreter through the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters.

Piet Koene, associate professor of Spanish at Northwestern, has been re-elected for a third term to the Board of Directors for the Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association.

Northwestern Spanish professor Dr. Diana Gonzalez presented at the International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education’s international conference in South Korea.

Northwestern senior Maria Rebeca Perez was awarded the Promising ITR Professional Scholarship during the Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association’s annual conference in Des Moines.

Dr. Michael Kensak, English and German professor at Northwestern, has recently completed an Advanced Certificate in Online Teaching from the Online Learning Consortium.

Twenty-two Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2016 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.

Twenty-two Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2015 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.

Matthew Soerens, a Christian leader who assists churches in understanding immigration from a biblical perspective, will visit campus Jan. 26-27.

Kristin McDonald, an instructor in Spanish at Northwestern College, has completed a Master of Arts in the Teaching of Languages degree.

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