Our long-time member Dr. Mila Saskova-Pierce, Associate Professor Emerita, UNL Department of Modern Languages, was keynote speaker at the Czech Language Foundation 2017 Annual Recognition Banquet on October 22, 2017, 5–9 pm, First Lutheran Church (1551 S70 St.)
The Czech language program’s celebration of its 110th year at UNL was attended by the Czech Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Hynek Kmoníček, and the Czech Consul General in Chicago, His Excellency Bořek Lizec, UNL Dean of Arts and Sciences Dr. Joseph Francisco, and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages Patty Simpson. More information about the Czech Language Foundation Banquet on the SVU Nebraska Chapter website.
Dr. Saskova-Pierce accepted appointment as the Czech Honorary Consul for Nebraska.
Coverage by the Nebraska Radio Network – Oct. 23, 2017 by Brent Martin