Students will be able to take classes taught in English or Portuguese in social sciences and humanities, business, economics, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and other academic disciplines while living in Lisbon and experiencing Portuguese culture.
The Arts and Humanities Showcase offers a unique opportunity, through various performances, exhibits, lectures and workshops, to immerse yourself in the creativity and cultural diversity of Fresno State’s talented students.
The MCLL department is working with the study abroad office to arrange exciting courses that are academically worthwhile, economically feasible, and degree-enhancing while giving students a life-changing educational experience.
We proudly present some of this year’s Italian Studies scholarship recipients. Your support plays a direct role in ensuring these students’ success. As they graduate and find their place in the community, they are destined to elevate our lives and become an inspiration for life.
A boy of about 11 years old, Antonio Petrosino, watched as this mix of soldiers from around the world passed through his town of Coperchia, in the mountains just north of Salerno in Southern Italy. He would try to observe the soldiers who spoke different languages and came from diverse cultures.
“As we finally crossed the border into Germany, the bus stopped. People got out and ran to a nearby grocery store to buy something to eat,” Becirbegovic said. “We were starving, but didn’t have any money left.”
“My future plans include obtaining my teaching credentials and a Master’s degree of Arts in Spanish. I also see myself teaching in a dual-immersion classroom, helping kids and parents who don’t know English. That would be one of the ways in which I would love to give back to the community.”