AATG Center of Excellence
m of German and Scandinavian Studies has been designated a German Center of Excellance by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). The German Center of Excellence designation is presented only to, “well-established and growing German program[s] with strong support from the administration, colleagues, alumni, parents, and students.”
“'This is truly a program that is designed to meet the needs of students,' wrote Michael R. Shaughnessy, Executive Director of the AATG, in a letter of congratulations to the program. Citing their strong ties to the wider community, exemplary faculty, extracurricular activities, special events, a 'most impressive' curriculum, and dedication to students, he said the AATG found the UMass Amherst German program to be 'excellent in every category.'”
Read the full press release here.