The theme of this year's symposium was "Building Bridges through Language." Students shared their various experiences where their ability to understand and communicate in a different language from their own helped them in transcending communication barriers and fostering new ties from around the world.
You can access videos from each campus:
2) Hampshire College - Julia Kersten (American Sign Language)
3) Mount Holyoke College - Sydney Vaughn (Russian); Shannon McCarley (Spanish); Sally Shim (Chinese); Melanie (Spanish); Lia Kapanadze (Italian); Kali Muhly-Alexander (German)
4) Smith College - Kenny Clark (French)
5) UMass Amherst - Thomas Ranucci (Italian); Richard Sookey (Portuguese); Reagan Mahoney (Spanish); Paige Dougherty (Italian); Michael Acosta (Arabic); Laura Drinan(German); Emalie Keena (German); Dustin Liu (Chinese); Andrew Morehouse (Latin)