Displaying items by tag: department of world languages and literatures alumni news

Kierstin Cates Kennedy, M.D., chief of UAB Hospital Medicine and clinical associate professor, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish at UAB.

October 17, 2017

Risk Takers

From changing majors to changing sports, these former football players, cheerleaders, majorettes, and Blazerettes stepped outside their comfort zones and transformed their student experiences–and future careers.

Three UAB alumni, now award-winning Alabama foreign language teachers, discuss the importance of art, music, literature and even science in helping students gain new perspectives along with new words.
Recent University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate Grace Benton has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Jordan.
This past Saturday at the annual meeting of the Alabama Association of Foreign Language Teachers (AAFLT), held at the University of Montevallo, three alumnae of the UAB Foreign Language Education program and former Spanish majors swept the top statewide teaching awards.
UAB Alum Jennifer Ghandhi had one last UAB adventure after her senior year:  She spent a month hiking Spain's Camino de Santiago, a centuries-old pilgrim route to the bones of Saint James in the town of Santiago de Compostela.