Students host Celebration of Poetry & Language
Students from GS 368: Immigration, Refugees, and Globalization hosted a Celebration of Poetry and Language at the Blue Heron.
Over a meal, these students met with adult English learners and recited poems in English, Chinese, Russian, Spanish and Arabic.
They also shared experiences about their cultural heritages and commented on choices of particular poems, like the importance of language and democracy, images of beauty and joy, equitable opportunities, and solidarity.
Dr. Henderson receives Fulbright-García Robles
Dr. Mary Hudgens Henderson earned a Fulbright-García Robles to Toluca, Mexico, for the 2022-2023 school year.
She’ll be working with Mexican teacher educators at the Centenaria y Benemérita Escuela Normal Para Profesores to instruct future teachers in best practices of language teaching and intercultural bilingual education.
Dr. Greene publishes article & celebrates history of education
Dr. Vanessa Fernandez Greene published an article in the History of Education Quarterly: “Mercer’s Belles and Sarmiento’s Teachers: Female Pedagogues within Two Transcontinental Emigration Projects of the Nineteenth Century.”
She wrote about WSU teachers and graduates establishing and teaching in schools throughout Argentina in the late 1800s.
Learn about Dr. Greene’s inspiration and writing process.
Dr. D'Amico & Dr. Hudgens Henderson receive Fulbright award
Dr. Linda D'Amico and Dr. Mary Hudgens Henderson earned a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Their project will pair U.S. teachers and undergraduates with Ecuadorian educators at a Spanish-Kichwa bilingual school in Espejo, Ecuador.