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2017 Spring / Summer DPA Study Abroad Scholarship winners: Griffin & Sartorius

Delta Phi Alpha, the National Collegiate German Honorary Society, is proud to announce the 2017 Spring / Summer Study abroad scholaship recipients. Amy Griffin, University of Oklahoma, Gamma Theta Chapter of Delta Phi Alpha Emily Sartorius, Grand Valley State University, Lambda Nu

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Delta Phi Alpha at ACTFL

The board of directors met in Boston at the annual ACTFL Conference from November 18-20.                               The board officially accepted the revisions to the DPA constitution

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Delta Phi Alpha Inaugural Inductees: May 1929: Wofford College

Delta Phi Alpha, the National collegiate German Honorary Society, was founded in May of 1929 at Wofford College.  Since then, over 50,000 students have been inducted into the society that seeks to recognize excellence in the study of German and

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2016 National German Award for Outstanding Senior—Jennifer Jenson – Delta Phi Alpha

This year’s recipient of the National German Award for Outstanding Senior is Jennifer Jenson. Jennifer will earn her Bachelor of Arts in German in addition to a major in Interdisciplinary Humanities with an art history emphasis from Brigham Young University

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2016 Future K-12 German Teacher Award — Emma Louise Preston – Delta Phi Alpha

This year’s recipient of the Future K-12 German Teacher Award is Emma Preston. Emma is currently an undergraduate student at West Virginia University pursuing a double major in German and Elementary Education. Emma has a clear passion for including German

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2016 Fall/Winter German Study Abroad Award—Michael Cole Callen – Delta Phi Alpha

The recipient of the Fall/Winter German Study Abroad Award is Michael Cole Callen, who is currently a junior at Trinity University. Cole is studying German in conjunction with communication/media studies and he will use this scholarship towards his semester abroad

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Spring Inductions: W&J College German Honorary turns 60!

The Delta Lambda Chapter of Delta Phi Alpha at Washington & Jefferson College inducted students yesterday on its 60th anniversary.  The induction was part of the modern languages departmental language society event culminating in a common reception of the German, French, Spanish, and

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German Scholarship Report: Hayley Hanta

With the support of the Delta Phi Alpha Study Abroad Scholarship, I have just finished a semester at the Münster Fachhochschule, or University of Applied Sciences, in the Bundesland of Nordrhein-Westfalen.  I knew, before I stepped on the plane, that

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2016 Spring / Summer German Study Abroad Scholarship Winners: Laura Kalsow and Alexandra Johnson

Delta Phi Alpha, the national collegiate German honorary society announces two winners of its Spring /Summer German study abroad scholarship competition. For more information on scholarships from Delta Phi Alpha, visit our scholarship page.   Laura Kalsow is a recipient

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DPA Sponsors University of Texas Arlington German Theatre Event

“Mord im Ausland” was inspired by true events and somewhat exaggerated by students of the German Drama class at the University of Texas at Arlington who have written, produced, and performed this murder mystery musical. Set in 2014,  American exchange

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