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Ms. Sarah Murray will receive the department's 2018 Alumni Achievement Award. Sarah Murray is Associate Director of Indiana University’s Office of International Development. In this role, she facilitates short-term exchange programs focused on leadership development, building networks, and cultural exchange through people-to-people relations. Ms. Murray graduated from Western Michigan University in 2009 with Bachelors of Arts degrees in French and Global and International Studies. While at WMU, she studied abroad in France, Germany, Greece, and Italy. Upon graduation, she participated in a term of service with LISC AmeriCorps and continued to work in community and economic development across Michigan, providing technical expertise to municipalities and securing funding from state and federal agencies for infrastructure and community development initiatives.
alumni ACHIEVEMENT AWARDEES
Each year the Department of World Languages and Literatures recognizes an alumnus or alumna with the Alumni Achievement Award.
2018: Sarah Murray
2017: Jason Albaugh
2016: Rebekkah Zanotti
2015: Ellen Knuth
2014: Jessica Sturm
2013: Monique Coyne
2012: Jeanne Friedman
2011: Dr. Cynthia Ruoff
2010: Dr. Aaron Boesenecker
2009: Roberto Zuniga
2008: Dr. John Van Gessel
2007: Dr. Lawrence Kuiper
2005: Thomas Petzold
2004: John Beaudoin
2003: Dr. Mary-Kathleen (Gernant) Blanchard
2002: Dr. Steven F. Kokmeyer
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