Scholarships and Awards
The Modern and Classical Languages Department offers five scholarships.
The Charles A. Messner Award is awarded to outstanding students in the classics (Greek or Latin).
The Ernest S. Falbo Award to outstanding students in modern languages.
The Javier Ortiz-Caledron and Maribel Garrett Award are awarded to eligible Spanish students
The Dr. Eliane McKee French Education Scholarship is awarded to French education students.
For more information, please e-mail the Modern and Classical Languages Department.
Beyond the Classroom
Student activities include a Spanish Club (Amigos de la Tertulia), a French Club (La Table Francaise), and a German Club. Eligible students are inducted into local chapters of Sigma Delta Pi (National Spanish Honor Society) and Pi Delta Phi (National French Honor Society).
Other opportunities for students include teaching English at Journey’s End Refugee Center and internships at organizations like Hispanos Unidos.
The SUNY system’s oldest study-abroad program is Buffalo State’s Siena, Italy program, in which students study contemporary culture and art, as well as Italian language for a semester.
Visit the International Education Office for more information.