April 10th marked the conclusion to the 3rd Annual Canada-wide Russian Writing Contest held by Carleton University, in cooperation with and supported by the Russia-Canada Business Council and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada, with the announcement of winners across several different categories.

Join us in congratulating three winners from the Russian program in SLALS, who brought home prizes in the category of “The Russian Language as a Window Into Russian Culture”:

  • 1st place: Mercedes Bullock (RUSS 4115)
  • 3rd place: Sladjana Grmas, our Russian TA in the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Special Award: Alexander Currey, also our TA in 2019-2020 academic year and a former student in many SLALS Russian classes.

Special thanks to Dr. Marina Sabanadze of SLALS for her extraordinary work in our Russian program and for her key role in the initial preparation of this event!

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