FLL Honors & Awards
Foreign Languages and Literature Honors & Awards
Each year, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature holds a ceremony to recognize a select number of students who have shown exceptional achievements in foreign language study from Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Master of Arts in Language Teaching (MALT) and our student organization Sigma Delta Pi. All students, faculty, friends and family are welcome to join us in celebrating these students.
2022 Award Recipients
As we did not gather for a ceremony this year due to Covid, we celebrate our honorees in the video below.
The department nominates one Foreign Languages and Literature major for UNO University-Wide Honors.
- Elizabeth Bender
Outstanding Student in the Language
Departmental Honors are given to one student from each FLL major concentration: French, German and Spanish.
- French: Ellie Mulligan
- German: Jazmyn Cruz
- Spanish: Alexandra Espinoza
Departmental Honors recognizes a select number of majors and minors for FLL languages with concentrations. For all other languages the top achieving students are recognized.
- French: Emma Carlson, Kenna Frank, Elvin Santiago Ortiz
- Spanish: Andrea Magana Chavez, Esperanza Gonzalez, Alex Llorens, Mayra Jacinto Neri, Cristina Saldana
Second-Year Honors recognize students who excel in their language studies at the intermediate level: 2110, 2120 and SPAN 3010.
- French: Amir-Abel Assih, Conner Phinehas Pribble, Diana Maria Sanchez-Godoy, Natalia Zepeda Espinoza, Ryan Simpson
- German: Christen Nall, Sarah Larsen, Theresa Howard
- Spanish: Abbi Robledo, Esmeralda Arellano, Ivy Smolinski, Jacqueline Cortez, Natalie Veloso, Pedro Zayas Vargas, Renee M. Weidler, Samuel Tortorilla, Sharilyn Tuttle
Maverick Language Maven Award
This award recognizes students who have shown enthusiasm for a language (Chinese, Japanese, Latin).
- Japanese: Penelope Jackson
M.A.L.T Graduate Program Honors
- Nelly Hinnawi
Sigma Delta Pi - National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society
- Esperanza Gonzalez