Upcoming Awards Reception
Dept. of French and Francophone Studies Annual Awards Reception
Friday, May 2nd
Garden Room, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center
Please join us in honoring the accomplishments of our graduating students!
Contact Prof. Heather McCoy firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Welcome to the Department of
French and Francophone Studies
Welcome to the Department of French and Francophone Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. We offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses in French language, linguistics, French and Francophone literature, culture and history. We are committed to engaging in innovative scholarship, fostering an intellectual climate that encourages research connections between disciplines, and are dedicated to excellence in instruction at all levels. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about the opportunities and events in our community of dedicated scholars, devoted teachers, and promising students.
Learn about our major!
If you plan to major in French and would like to speak with the Undergraduate Officer about your interests, please contact Prof. Grossman at email@example.com.
Freed makes major gifts to French and Francophone Studies department
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A lifelong love of French culture and literature has led Marian Trygve Freed, of State College, to make two major gifts to support faculty and graduate students in the Department of French and Francophone Studies in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts. Using an inheritance from her late father, Freed established the Marian Trygve Freed Early Career Professorship and the Marian Trygve Freed Centennial Graduate Endowment, both in the Department of French and Francophone Studies.Continue Reading
Congratulations to Department of French and Francophone Studies 2014 Award Winners!
The Dept. of French and Francophone Studies is delighted to congratulate instructor Solange Garnier-Fox (left) and students Andrew Stafford (middle) and Sophia Fortune (Khadraoui-right) for their respective recent awards. Solange Garnier-Fox has been awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure Line Faculty by the College of the Liberal Arts. Andrew Stafford has been awarded the Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award, a competitive university-wide teaching prize for outstanding teaching that is jointly sponsored by the Graduate School and the Office of the Vice President and Dean for Undergraduate Education. Sophia Khadraoui has been awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Award, the Alumni Association Dissertation Award, which is given by the Penn State Alumni Association. This award is considered to be among the most prestigious available to Penn State graduate students and recognizes outstanding achievement in scholarship and professional accomplishment. Toutes nos félicitations!