Foreign Languages HOPE Award 2012

HOPE Award  

“You must be the change you want to see in the world." -- Mahatma Ghandi 

The foreign languages department annual HOPE award:

doing Humanitarian work                    
creating Opportunities for those in need
promoting Peace in the world and
sharing your linguistic cultural Expertise with others

Award Prize: $150 and your essay published in the next edition of Lingua Franca

Essay Topic: You are invited to compose an essay discussing Ghandi's quote and the relationship between community service, education and leadership, particularly in the context of how these can improve our world. You are encouraged to discuss personal experiences such as humanitarian work you have undertaken or plans you have to use education and leadership to contribute to your community.      

Details: Open to students who have taken language courses in the department of foreign languages. Essays should be no longer than two pages and must be written in either English or any of the languages represented by the department (Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, or Spanish).

Evaluation Criteria: Importance of contribution and clarity of expression.

Deadline: Essays must be received by March 1, 2012.

Submission or questions
: Dr. Kristine Doll or Dr. Kenneth Reeds, foreign languages department.