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  • Title: FacWeb
    Descriptive info: .. Go to the academic pages on www.. stvincent.. edu.. St.. Vincent Home.. |.. General Information.. Academics.. Administration.. Admissions/Financial Aid.. Alumni/Development.. Sports..

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  • Title: Modern Languages
    Descriptive info: Careers.. Dept Activities.. Coop Ed Internship.. Language Resource Ctr.. Study Aboard.. The World Could Be Yours!.. Let Us Be Your Guide.. Language is unique to humans.. To truly know a language one must know the grammar of that language.. Language study requires one to learn the sound system (phonology), the system of meanings (semantics), and rules for forming words and sentences (morphology and syntax).. These components form the grammar of a language.. Without language, we would not be able to communicate, to understand, nor interpret our world.. An exciting aspect to foreign language study is that it allows for cross-cultural communication among people of diverse cultures.. The most direct way to experience another culture is through its language.. Language is the principle vehicle through which one can gain a greater insight to the art, literature, music, and history of another culture.. In addition, the ability to speak more than  ...   of other languages can be a tremendous asset in the world today.. Advances in technology and the growing global economy require greater interactions between countries.. In fact, foreign language study is an avenue to other fields of study.. The interdisciplinary connections available when one can speak another language are exciting because career opportunities are endless.. Government, commerce, industry, education, law, medicine, media, social service, research and tourism are all areas in which skills and knowledge of another language and culture are essential.. The importance of knowing another language cannot be emphasized enough.. The ability to effectively communicate in another language facilitates understanding and cooperation among nations, expands opportunities, and allows for personal growth and development.. Students of foreign languages find that their lives are greatly enriched because they better understand and appreciate the multicultural, multilingual world in which they work and live.. View List of Language Courses Offered at SVC..

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  • Title: Modern Languages
    Descriptive info: for Majors and Minors.. Most majors further their expertise in the language by continuing their studies at the graduate level.. Common programs of study include translating, interpreting, linguistics and literature.. Careers in education have also been very popular among St.. Vincent graduates.. Majors and minors have also combined their second language skills with  ...   and exciting career opportunities.. Some of our students have pursued careers in the areas of international law, civil service, social service, armed forces, journalism, advertising, banking, business and medicine.. One should also consider career opportunities in the arts, media and entertainment fields, government agencies, industry and commerce, scientific fields and travel and tourism..

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  • Title: Modern Languages
    Descriptive info: Departmental Activities.. Students in the Department of Modern Classical Languages participate in outreach activities in local communities.. They serve as tutors and they host students from local high schools for language immersion experiences.. Students in the Department have also participated in the.. Challenge.. and.. Pathways to Success.. Programs and have used their skills in the foreign language to serve as campus guides to visitors from other countries.. In March, the Department of  ...   variety of international cuisines, the flag raising ceremony, film series, lectures and a dance with international music to end the week's activities.. Faculty in the Department encourage students who have an interest in learning about other cultures and who wish to participate in service activities to become members of the International Club and Rotaract.. Contact Dr.. Doreen Blandino at.. doreen.. blandino@email.. or by calling (724)539-9761 extension 2282 for more information about these clubs..

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  • Title: Modern Languages
    Descriptive info: Cooperative Education Internship.. The Department of Modern Classical Languages does not requre majors or minors to participate in cooperative.. education or internship experiences.. The faculty, however, view these as invaluable opportunities to practice one's language skills in a professional setting.. Language students have worked outside of the classroom at area businesses, museums, hospitals, schools, and social  ...   the United States.. Students can earn academic credit form the Department of Modern Classical Languages.. Students may or may not be paid, depending on the site.. For more information, please contact Career Services or Dr.. Doreen Blandino, Chairperson of the Department of Modern Classical Languages via e-mail at.. , or by calling (724) 539-9761 extension.. 2282..

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  • Title: Modern Languages
    Descriptive info: Language Resource Center.. The Language Resource Center was developed by the Department of Modern Classical Languages to give students the opportunity to practice their language skills beyond the classroom setting.. The main unit in the Language Resource Center is the Sony LLCC-9000 Console.. There are 21 student stations, two VCRS, two 27 tv monitors, a multidisc player, headsets with microphones and a visualizer wired to the console.. The system allows for both individual and group work.. There  ...   foreign video tapes.. The Resource Center also has two computer stations and some individual viewing stations.. In addition to the technological equipment, there are reference books, maps, a collection of foreign films, and audio magazines.. The Language Resource Center is also used for tutoring.. The Department provides tutoring services in French, German, Italian, and Spanish, Sunday through Thursday.. Please contact Dr.. Doreen Blandino via email at.. or by calling (724) 539-9761 extension 2282 for the tutoring schedule..

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  • Title: Modern Languages
    Descriptive info: Study Abroad.. Faculty in the Department of Modern Classical Languages do not require, but strongly encourage students to spend time in the country where the language that they are learning is spoken.. There are many advantages to being immersed in a culture and having the opportunity to interact with and to communicate on a daily basis with people living in other parts of the world.. Language majors and minors have studied in Canada, France, Germany, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Spain through universities with which Saint Vincent College has a cooperating relationship.. Saint Vincent College has an established program of study with Cuauhnahuac Instituto Colectivo De Lengua y Cultura, located in Cuernavaca, Mexico.. Students can earn between six and nine credits in Spanish from Saint Vincent College over a period of four to six weeks during the summer.. Through the years, several students have participated in this program and have enjoyed experiencing the Mexican culture firsthand as they have the option of living with carefully selected families.. Saint Vincent College has also established a semester program of study at the Cuauhnahuac Language Institute.. Grammar, conversation, Mexican history, and Latin American literature and  ...   Cuernavaca, Mexico.. Several Saint Vincent College students have earned credits in areas other than foreign language through recognized international studies program.. Some students have studied in Australia, Austria, England, Italy, Ireland, and Wales and have received credits in their major fields of study.. Students have also earned credits through participation in Saint Vincent College sponsored study tours of short duration to China, Japan, and Taiwan.. Students enrolled at Saint Vincent College are eligible to apply for the Andreoli Summer Traveling Scholar Awards.. Scholars must use the award for an educational experience during the summer between the junior and senior years.. Saint Vincent College makes award from the Andreoli Scholar Endowment that was established by Elizabeth and Tom Andreoli ( C'55, Sc.. D.. '87 [hon]) to support special educational opportunities that will broaden students' horizons and deepen their experience beyond the formal classroom setting.. For more information contact Dr.. Doreen Blandino, Chairperson, Department of Modern Classical Languages via e-mail at.. , or by phone at (724) 539-9761 extension 2282.. Students may also contact Bessy Bennellick.. Director of the Office of Study Abroad via e-mail at.. Elizabeth.. bennellick@email.. , or by phone at (724) 805-2828..

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  • Title: Modern Languages
    Descriptive info: Faculty.. Doreen M.. Blandino, Ph.. Associate Professor of French and Spanish.. Office: 4th Floor Alfred Hall.. Office Hours: MWF 12:30 - 1:30, 2:30 - 3:30, and by appointment.. Phone: (724) 539-9761 ext.. E-mail:.. Degrees.. Ph.. in French with concentrations in Applied Linguistics and Spanish from State University of New York at Buffalo.. M.. A.. in French from State University of New York at Buffalo.. B.. in French and Secondary Education from State University of New York College at Oswego.. Certificates.. Universidad de Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras.. Universite de Haute Bretagne, Rennes.. Cuauhnahuac Instituto Colectivo De Lengua Y Cultura, Cuernavaca, Mexico.. Rassias Language Methods Training - Rassias Foundation, Dartmouth College.. New York State Teaching Certificate of Qualification in French and Spanish for grades 7 - 12.. Recognitions.. Saint Vincent College Student Government Association Faculty Award.. Selected for Group Study Professional Exchange Team to France sponsored by The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.. Hoffman Foundation Research Award - First Place  ...   Liberal Arts Faculty.. Pathways to Success Faculty.. Coordinatior of Spanish program in Cuernavaca, Mexico.. Directed St.. Vincent College Study Tour to China, July 1997.. Interdisciplinary Writing Program.. TEMP - Teacher Enhancement Mentoring Program.. Undeclared Advisor.. Courses Regularly Taught.. Spanish 105.. Spanish 203 and 204 (Intermediate Spanish I and II).. French 203 and 204 (Intermediate French I and II).. Advanced level courses in French and Spanish which include courses in business, conversation, composition, literature, culture and civilization.. Advisor for Student Organizations.. International Club.. The Company.. Rotaract.. Interests.. Dr.. Blandino's principle teaching and research interests include foreign language methodology and applied linguistics.. Her personal interests include golf, tennis, learning to play the piano, and attending Bearcat athletic and social events.. Blandino enjoys studying and traveling abroad.. She has studied in France, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, and has directed a study tour to China.. Blandino has traveled to Europe, Canada, South America, and the Galapagos Islands.. She enjoys vacationing in the Carribean..

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