On March 5, the Cohort 2 of Flagship students were welcomed to the town of São José do Rio Preto. In the evening, a welcome dinner took place in an Italian restaurant in town. On March 6, the students reunited with the Flagship team to get to know the UNESP […]
On February 15th, 2014, the Portuguese Flagship Program (PFP) held the Pre-Departure Orientation for cohort 2 students and parents. The orientation was hosted at Dr. Robert Moser’s house. A lecture was given by Dr. Robert Moser, PFP director, and Fernanda Guida, PFP Brazil internship coordinator. The purpose of this event was to inform students about […]
The Cohort 1 Students finished their internships this December, 2013. Students had an opportunity to intern at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Moodys, Imagem Corporativa and Museu da Língua Portuguesa. An Internship Meeting was held from December 4-7, 2013. In this meeting, students presented their outcomes from the internship experience.
On October 28th, 2013, the Portuguese Flagship Program, in cooperation with the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, featured the film “Noel, Poeta da Vila” at the UGA Tate Center Theater. The feature of the film was followed by a “Samba” presentation performed by Andrea Moreira, a lead dancer from Dance Brasil Entertainment.
On September 23rd, 2013, the Portuguese Flagship Program sponsored the BSA Lecture Series, an event promoted by the Brazilian Student Association. The lecture, entitled The Federal Rural University of Amazonia: teaching, research and extension for sustainable development in the Brazilian Amazon, introduced to UGA students the Federal Rural University of Amazonia (UFRA) – Brazil, its graduate programs […]
From May 18th to May 21st, the Portuguese Flagship Program leaders participated in the Language Flagship Annual Meeting, held in Oxford, Mississippi. Dr. Robert Moser, Program Director, along with Overseas Resident Directors Solange Aranha and João Telles, and Program Coordinators Laurie Williford and Amanda Mendes, attended the meeting. The topics presented in the event included assessment, Student […]
From April 5 to April 10, Portuguese Flagship Program Director, Dr. Robert Moser, and Portuguese Flagship Program Coordinator, Laurie Williford, conducted a site visit to Brazil. Dr. Moser and Laurie, along with Amanda Mendes (Overseas Administrative Associate), Lucia Granja (professor of Brazilian culture), and Rubia Bragagnollo (TA of Portuguese language) accompanied the 12 students of […]
The first cohort of PFP students has been living in Brazil since February 2013 for its Capstone Year. The Capstone Year consists of intensive Portuguese instruction and university coursework at UNESP (Universidade Estadual Paulista), and an internship in a field related to each student’s major and professional interests. For example, in this first cohort, the […]
On April 19th, the Portuguese Flagship Program, in cooperation with the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute and the Department of Romance Languages, promoted the lecture “Skipping Stones on the Creamy Lake: Translating James Tate into Portuguese.” The lecture was presented by Dr. Marcus Vinicius de Freitas, Professor of Literary Theory at Federal University of Minas Gerais, […]
For the first time, this Summer 2013, high school students from Georgia and nationally, will be able to participate in a Portuguese summer immersion program at the University of North Georgia’s Federal Service Language Academy in Dahlonega, GA. This three week intensive program in the north Georgia mountains,will provide motivated high school sophomores, juniors, and […]