Genocide survivor teaches lessons from the holocaust

Amila with family Bosnia

“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.” 

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Student of Distinction: Andrea Ramirez Arana

Student of Distinction: Andrea Ramirez Arana

“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.”

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Student of Distinction: German Cervantes Ledesma

Student of Distinction: German Cervantes Ledesma

“My plan for the future is to keep teaching Spanish in Higher Education. As a long-term goal, later in the future, I will pursue a Ph.D. in Mexican and Latin American literature and teach in a four-year university, hopefully, Fresno State.”

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Remembering Professor Emerita June Marian Gill

Dr. June Gill in Bariloche, Argentina.

She began working at Fresno State in 1971 and taught French, Spanish and cross-cultural courses. Gill retired from Fresno State in 2004 and was granted emerita status for her years of excellence.

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