2009 Alumni

The SLA Grant Program funded fifty-five students to pursue instensive language immersion abroad in the Summer of 2009.   Details on recipients and their financial sponsors are provided below.

 

SLA Grants 2009: Asia

Name:Jenny Yi 
E-mail: jyi1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Seoul, South Korea 
Program of Study: Sogang University Summer Program
Sponsors: The Liu Family Endowment; the Kellogg Institute for International Studies

 

Name: Shelley Chen 
E-mail: schen3@nd.edu
Location of Study: Tokyo, Japan 
Program of Study: Summer Courses in Japanese at International Christian University
Sponsors: The Liu Family Endowment; the Kellogg Institute for International Studies


Name: Michael Landron
E-mail: Michael.F.Landron.1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Seoul, South Korea
Program of Study: Sogang University International Summer School, Sogang University
Sponsors: The Liu Family Endowment; the Kellogg Institute for International Studies


Name: John Inoh Choe 
E-mail: jchoe1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Sinjhuang City, Taiwan
Program of Study: Fu Jen Catholic University
Sponsors: The Liu Family Endowment; the Kellogg Institute for International Studies


Name: Douglas Lim 
E-mail: dlim@nd.edu
Location of Study: Sinjhuang City, Taiwan 
Program of Study: Fu Jen Catholic University
Sponsors: The Liu Family Endowment; the Kellogg Institute for International Studies


Name: Woon Jeong Nam 
E-mail: wnam@nd.edu
Location of Study: Sinjhuang City, Taiwan 
Program of Study: Fu Jen Catholic University
Sponsors: The Liu Family Endowment; the Kellogg Institute for International Studies


Name: Hoai Xuan T. Phan
E-mail: hphan@nd.edu
Location of Study: Sinjhuang City, Taiwan 
Program of Study: Fu Jen Catholic University
Sponsors: The Liu Family Endowment; the Kellogg Institute for International Studies


Name: Elizabeth Helen Wallingford
E-mail: ewalling@nd.edu
Location of Study: Taipei, Taiwan 
Program of Study: University of Notre Dame’s Office of International Studies
Sponsors: The Liu Family Endowment; the Kellogg Institute for International Studies
 

SLA Grants 2009: Europe

Name: Mark Driessen 
E-mail: mdriess1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Avignon, France 
Program of Study: Institut d’études Françaises d’Avignon
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Hannah Zdansky
E-mail: hzdansky@nd.edu 
Location of Study: Avignon, France 
Program of Study: Institut d’études françaises d’Avignon
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Kelsi Matwick
E-mail: kmatwic1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Montpellier Cedex 5, France 
Program of Study: Institut D’Etudes Francaises Pour Etrangers (I.E.F.E; Institute of French for Foreginers)
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Trigg James Ferrano
E-mail: tferrano@nd.edu
Location of Study: Nice, France 
Program of Study: Languages Abroad Summer French Language Immersion 
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Maria Anna Gutierrez 
E-mail: agutier2@nd.edu
Location of Study: Paris, France
Program of Study: The Alliance Francaise Paris Il-de-France
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Eleanor Everett Pettus 
E-mail: epettus@nd.edu
Location of Study: Paris, France 
Program of Study: Accord French Language School
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Johnathan Brown 
E-mail: jbrown20@nd.edu
Location of Study: Berlin, Germany
Program of Study: Intensive 4 at a Goethe-Institut
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Patrick Quine 
E-mail: pquine@nd.edu
Location of Study: Berlin, Germany
Program of Study: GLS German Language School Berlin
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Emma Kathleen Higgins 
E-mail: ehiggin1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Bonn, Germany 
Program of Study: Goethe Institut’s Intensiv 4
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Amanda Carter
E-mail: acarter6@nd.edu
Location of Study: Bremen, Germany 
Program of Study: Goethe Institute Bremen: Intensiv 4
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Jaime Cordes
E-mail: jcordes@nd.edu
Location of Study: Dusseldorf, Germany 
Program of Study: Intensive 4 German Goethe Institute
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Michael Francis 
E-mail: mfranci2@nd.edu
Location of Study: Frankfurt, Germany 
Program of Study: Premium SuperIntensiv 4 at the Goethe Institute
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Jennifer Lee Dahm 
E-mail: jdahm1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Freiburg, Germany 
Program of Study: Goethe Institut- Freiburg Intensiv 8
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Matthew Duschl Anthony
E-mail: manthon1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Munich, Germany 
Program of Study: Goethe Institute Intensive 8 Week Program
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: James Martell de la Torre 
E-mail: jmartel4@nd.edu
Location of Study: Munich, Germany 
Program of Study: Intensive 8 German course. Goethe-Institut Berlin
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Adam Sims 
E-mail: asims1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Munich, Germany
Program of Study: Intensive 8 German Course offered by the Goethe-Institut
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Melissa Ann Mayus 
E-mail: mmayus@nd.edu
Location of Study: Reykjavik, Iceland
Program of Study: Modern Icelandic Summer Course, University of Minnesota
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Kevin Gallin
E-mail: kgallin@nd.edu
Location of Study: Co. Donegal, Ireland 
Program of Study: Oideas Gael
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: John Lalor 
E-mail: jlalor1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Galway, Ireland 
Program of Study: Irish Language Summer School 
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Dustin Madden 
E-mail: dmadden4@nd.edu
Location of Study: Contae Dhunna n Gall, Ireland 
Program of Study: “Oideas Gael CÚRSAÍ GAEILGE 2009”
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Kristina Clement 
E-mail: kclemen3@nd.edu
Location of Study: Milano, Italy 
Program of Study: Centro d’Ateneo per la promozione della lingua e della cultura italiana "Chiara e Giuseppe Feltrinelli” (CALCIF): Corsi internazionali di lingua e cultura italiana
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Francis R. Hittinger
E-mail: fhitting@nd.edu
Location of Study: Grado, Italy
Program of Study: Scuola Insieme 
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Thomas Charles Krcmaric 
E-mail: tkrcmari@nd.edu 
Location of Study: Scuola Leonardo da Vinci
Program of Study: Siena, Italy
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Lauren Restivo
E-mail: lrestivo@nd.edu 
Location of Study: Siena, Italy 
Program of Study: Societá Dante Alighieri
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Emma Zainey 
E-mail: ezainey@nd.edu
Location of Study: Siena, Italy 
Program of Study: Societa Dante Alighieri
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Cheryl Zabrowski
E-mail: czabrows@nd.edu
Location of Study: Taormina, Italy
Program of Study: Babilonia Academic Program in Sicily
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Monika Grzesiak 
E-mail: mgrzesia@nd.edu
Location of Study: Krakow, Poland 
Program of Study: Jagiellonian University School of Polish Language and Culture Summer Language Program
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Margaret Ann Bolotin 
E-mail: mbolotin@nd.edu
Location of Study: Moscow or St. Petersburg, Russia 
Program of Study: University of Arizona Russian Summer Abroad: Summer Language Session I and II
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Thomas Anderton Wiseman IV
E-mail: twiseman@nd.edu
Location of Study: St. Petersburg, Russia 
Program of Study: University of Arizona Russian Abroad Program
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Bretton Sigfredo Rodriguez 
E-mail: brodrig2@nd.edu
Location of Study: Salamanca, Spain 
Program of Study: Cursos Internacionales: La Universidad de Salamanca
Sponsors: The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Michael Fedynsky 
E-mail: mfedynsk@nd.edu
Location of Study: Lviv, Ukraine 
Program of Study: Ukrainian Catholic University
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies


Name: Michael Stecyk 
E-mail: mstecyk@nd.edu
Location of Study: Lviv, Ukraine 
Program of Study: School of Ukrainian Language and Culture, Ukrainian Catholic University
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers; the Nanovic Institute for European Studies

 

SLA Grants 2009: Middle East

Name: Elizabeth Pinto 
E-mail: epinto@nd.edu
Location of Study: Jerusalem, Israel
Program of Study: Rothberg International School, The Hebrew University
Sponsors: Mark Gallogly & Lise Strickler

 

SLA Grants 2009: Central America

Name: Robert Singer 
E-mail: rsinger@nd.edu
Location of Study: Antigua, Guatemala 
Program of Study: Casa de Lenguas
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Elizabeth Furman 
E-mail: efurman@nd.edu
Location of Study: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala 
Program of Study: Spanish School Juan Sisay 
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers


Name: Ann Jennifer Weller 
E-mail: jweller@nd.edu
Location of Study: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Program of Study: La Escuela de Español Juan Sisay 
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers
 

SLA Grants 2009: North America

Name: Helen Syski 
E-mail: hsyski@nd.edu
Location of Study: Washington, DC 
Program of Study: American Councils for International Education


Name: Austin Anderson
E-mail: aander11@nd.edu
Location of Study: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Program of Study: University of Chicago Intensive Summer Language Study of Greek


Name: Francisco Fernandez del Castillo 
E-mail: ffernan1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 
Program of Study: Harvard Summer School


Name: He Zhao
E-mail: hzhao1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Portland, Oregon, USA 
Program of Study: Waseda-Oregon Summer Japanese Program


Name: Joseph Kernan McCrary 
E-mail: jmccrary@nd.edu
Location of Study: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA 
Program of Study: The Latin Program within the Summer Language Institute at the University of Virginia
 

SLA Grants 2009: South America

Name: Jessica Shaffer 
E-mail: jshaffe1@nd.edu
Location of Study: Quito, Ecuador 
Program of Study: Simon Bolivar Spanish School
Sponsors: Patrick & Elizabeth Rogers