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Language Mentors, German Academy 2021 (Virtual)

Since Washington and Lee University first hosted the Virginia Governor's World Language Academies in 2011, the program has continued to receive attention from internal (W&L's online news magazine) and external audiences (e.g., The Free Lance-Star). Below are hyperlinks to publications written about the full-immersion experience. They are worth the read!

“W&L to Host Three Virginia Governor’s Language Academies”
(Tschiggfrie, 2011)

“Virginia Governor’s Language Academies Begin at W&L”
(Cline, 2012)

“No Cells, No iPods, No English: Governor’s Language Academies at W&L”
(Hanna, 2013)

“No English Allowed!”
(Hausman, 2013)

“W&L to Continue Hosting the Virginia Governor’s Foreign Language Academies”
(Sackett, 2016)

“Students explore 304-year-old Germanna Colony during 3-week immersive German Academy”
(Jennings, 2018)

“Language Academies Adjust to Virtual Summer”
(Franklin, 2020)