Foreign languages news

For the second consecutive year, a Northwestern College student has been awarded a scholarship from the Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association.

Two seniors receive Faculty Honors
Laura Hurley of Canton, S.D., and Chris Sietstra of Boyden, Iowa, are this year's recipients of Faculty Honors for excelling in academics, Christian influence and campus involvement.

Dr. Charles Van Engen, professor emeritus of biblical theology of mission at Fuller Theological Seminary, will speak on the Latin American church on April 3 in the Vogel Community Room.

Twenty-five Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2017 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.

Northwestern profs awarded sabbaticals, research fellowships
Northwestern College has announced the names of professors awarded endowed research grants and sabbaticals for 2017–18.

Northwestern College Spanish prof Piet Koene has recently been certified as a medical interpreter through the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters.

Piet Koene, associate professor of Spanish at Northwestern, has been re-elected for a third term to the Board of Directors for the Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association.

Northwestern Spanish professor Dr. Diana Gonzalez presented at the International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education’s international conference in South Korea.

Northwestern senior Maria Rebeca Perez was awarded the Promising ITR Professional Scholarship during the Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association’s annual conference in Des Moines.

Dr. Michael Kensak, English and German professor at Northwestern, has recently completed an Advanced Certificate in Online Teaching from the Online Learning Consortium.