Fulbright winners in Modern Languages

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures congratulates Carlos Rivas, Heather Siegel, Olivia Uranga, and Anna Cho, Fulbright Award winners for 2012-13.  Nation-wide, over 7000 students applied for 1500 Fulbrights in teaching and research this year, and we are delighted that our students have been successful in winning this prestigious and highly competitive award.

Carlos Rivas, (CMC) a dual major in Spanish and Government, will be teaching English in Argentina.  He took classes at CMC and also studied in Buenos Aires for a semester.

Heather Siegel, (CMC) Class of 2012 valedictorian and a double major in French and Government, will teach English in Belgium.  She took upper-division courses in French every semester during her four years at CMC, and during her Junior year, studied at the Sorbonne in Paris.  Heather wrote an honors thesis in French titled "Les ambitions de Sarkozy et le leadership français dans l’intervention en Libye de 2011". (Sarkozy's ambitions and French leadership in the 2011 intervention in Libya)

Olivia Uranga, (CMC) will teach English in Bahrain.  She took the full complement of Arabic courses offered at CMC.  Olivia studied abroad in Oman during the Spring 2011 semester and participated in the CMC Summer Program in Jordan in 2011.

Anna Cho (Scripps) will teach English in South Korea.  She took the full complement of courses offered in Korean at CMC.

Cody Klock (Pitzer) will teach English in South Korea.  She took Korean 33 at CMC.

Susie Lee (CMC), a double major in International Relations and Psychology, will teach English in South Korea.  She took Korean 44 at CMC.