Language teachers, students invited to free event Feb. 2 featuring French diplomat at University of Mobile

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MOBILE, Ala. – Language teachers, high school students, and college students are invited to attend a distinguished learning event Feb. 2, featuring speaker Thomas Tugulescu from the General Consulate of France in Atlanta.

The event will take place in Ram Hall on the campus of University of Mobile, Feb. 2 from 1 pm to 2 pm.

Tugulescu will present a talk titled “Language and Community: Exploring How Diplomacy Works Through a Visit by the French Consulate of Atlanta.” The event is hosted by University of Mobile, the Alabama World Languages Association, the American Association of Teachers of French and the Alliance Française of Mobile.

Passionate about languages, Tugulescu works at the General Consulate of France in Atlanta as deputy cultural attaché for educational and university affairs.

Attendees must RSVP to this free event at




About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres. For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Rivers Brunson

Rivers is an experienced writer and an alumna of University of Mobile. She graduated in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She returned to University of Mobile professionally as marketing communications specialist in 2017. She also hosts a podcast with Bellum Creative Group called Due South about Southern arts and culture. A Grove Hill, Alabama native, Rivers fell in love with the city of Mobile as an undergraduate student and now calls it home; however she takes frequent trips to see her family who are NAMB church planters in Livingston, Montana. She has a lovable golden retriever named Cooper.

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