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Nazareth Student Receives Assistantship to Teach in France

  • Published: April 23, 2012

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Nazareth Student Receives Assistantship to Teach in France

Nazareth College is pleased to announce that Leda Gibbs ’12 was selected to receive a French Government English Teaching Assistantship for the upcoming academic year. She will be teaching in the city of Grenoble. Administered by the French Ministry of Education and Cultural Services, these competitive assistantships give students a chance to gain experience in their field and improve their language skills as well as foster cross-cultural understanding.

Gibbs, of Syracuse, N.Y., is a French and adolescent education double major who will graduate this May.  With the French Government English Teaching Assistantship, Gibbs will teach French to high school students while pursuing a master’s degree.

Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.

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