Asian Studies Spring Festival


The Department held its annual Spring Festival April 7th. Asian Studies faculty, staff, and students gathered to indulge in delicious Asian food and camaraderie, and to share in celebrating the achievements of our Asian Studies and Asian Cultures/Languages majors.
Faculty presented various scholarships and fellowships and recognized outstanding students. Also in attendance were select undergraduate non-majors who have demonstrated an interest and excellence in Asian Studies courses. Among the undergraduate honorees were:

Outstanding Student in Japan Studies―Paul Penaloza, Heather Littlefield, Elizabeth Bittner
Outstanding Japanese Language Student―Michelle Chang, Mark Hayenga
Asian Studies Scholarship for Study Abroad― David Maiorino, Katie Bruno

Patricia Maclachlan presents an award to Heather Littlefield


photo of students

Heather Littlefield, Elizabeth Bittner (Outstanding Student in Japan Studies)




Katie Bruno and David Maiorino (Asian Studies Scholarship for Study Abroad)




Mark Hayenga ( Outstanding Japanese Language)



Michelle Chang (Outstanding Japanese Language Student)





TA のしみずいし先生 と さくま先生

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