SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Jean-Marc Ayrault launches France Alumni USA


A new online platform and network for students and professionals who completed part or all their studies in France.

JUNE 30, 2016

Join France Alumni USA and Expand Your French Network in the US

By French Culture

Launched on June 21, France Alumni USA is a platform and network of professionals who have completed part or all of their studies in France and live in the US.

JUNE 2, 2016

Georgia Southern University receives France on Campus Award

By Solene Vilchien

Students at Georgia Southern University have received a France on Campus Award for their unique project aimed at increasing awareness about France and French culture through the role of the press in French history.

MAY 25, 2016

The French Embassy and IIE strengthen their partnership with a new Benjamin Franklin Scholarship

By Higher Education

The French Embassy provides more funding and modifies its existing Benjamin Franklin Scholarship Program to increase study abroad in France as part of the Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative and IIE's Generation Study Abroad Campaign.

MAY 25, 2016

Lafayette Debates 2016 - The balance between Security and Civil Liberties in Democracies

By Higher Education

Since 2013, the French Embassy has partnered with The George Washington University to organize intercollegiate policy debates which invites students from the best universities in the country to engage in the discussion.

MAY 11, 2016

Clara Orban, DePaul University Professor, is awarded Chevalier of the Palmes Académiques

By Laurence Geannopulos

Consul General of France, Vincent Floreani presented in a ceremony the distinction of Knight of the Palmes Académiques to Clara Orban, Professor of French and Italian at DePaul University on May 6, 2016.

MAY 10, 2016

A Choreographic Exploration of le commerce triangulaire


A Choreographic Exploration of le commerce triangulaire is a student-led dance project supported by the French Embassy that uses French texts as the basis for creating movement and introducing new audiences to French culture and history.

APRIL 13, 2016

Say Oui ! : Interview avec Elaine Guillot


French student and graphic designer Elaine Guillot is trying to reinvigorate Francophonie in North Louisiana. In her interview with the Consulate General, Elaine unveils her unconventional methods and efforts to reaffirm the importance of French in Lincoln Parish.

APRIL 12, 2016

Transatlantic Friendship & Mobility Initiative: Second Bilateral Seminar Held in Paris


The Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Intitiative, a joint declaration made on May 13, 2014 by the U.S.

APRIL 7, 2016

Opening of the FACC Foundation 2016-2017 Business Student Scholarship Program


French-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches 2016-2017 Serge Bellanger Business Student Scholarship Application Process

APRIL 1, 2016

France on Campus Award Winning Teams Launch Projects at US Universities

By Solene Vilchien

French and francophone culture is thriving on U.S. university campuses with the help of the new, nation-wide France on Campus Award, launched in 2015. Georgia Southern University was one of the top-ten awarded campuses. The French Honor Society – Pi Delta Phi at GSU applied and won this award with their project called The French Press – The Responsibility of Freedom of Speech.

MARCH 29, 2016

France Honors Cecile Acakpo-Satchivi, Edith Boncompain, Marie Bouteillon and Régine Latortue

By French Culture

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, Deputy Cultural Counselor Thomas Michelon conferred the medal of the Chevaliers dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques on Cecile Acakpo-Satchivi, Edith Boncompain, Marie Bouteillon and Régine Latortue. The award was presented during a ceremony held at Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.