National Foreign Language Week at USC Upstate

March 1, 2013 at 2:10 pm

USC Upstate will be celebrating National Foreign Language Week with two events, organized by the Nu Iota Chapter of Alpha Mu Gamma National Collegiate Foreign Language Honor Society, which are open to the entire campus community.

World Languages & Cultures: Meeting the Needs of Globalization
A Panel Discussion
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 12 – 1:30 p.m., Campus Life Center Ballroom
The practical application of world languages and cultures in today’s global society will be addressed by a panel of diverse training, educational backgrounds and career paths. Panelists include Leslie Wiser, Jr., Assistant Chief of Police/Chief of Staff for the Columbia Police Department; Robert Davis, Director of Business Services for ECI Find New Markets, Columbia, SC; Douglas Jackson, instructor of Spanish at USC Upstate; Xuan Zhou, international student from China studying at USC Upstate.

A Taste of French Culture
Thursday, March 7 from 12:15 – 1 p.m., Media 238
Join Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, assistant professor of French, for a “taste” of French culture and language through pictures, French speakers, French bread and cheese.

Contact June Carter for more information about these two events, (864) 503-5881 or