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Fuad Elhage

Fuad Elhage
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Dancing with the Athens Stars 2018
Dancing with the Athens Stars 2018

Fuad Elhage is currently a Lecturer of Spanish for the Professions at the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at University of Georgia (UGA), Athens, from which he also earned his PhD in education. He was raised speaking in Arabic, French, and Spanish as the context of home, school, and country shifted during different phases of his life and he now uses language and dance to keep the connections to his cultural affiliations alive. Dr. Elhage has a diverse professional background in computer science engineering, business administration, internet technology, and education and has taught for the Romance Languages department (French and Spanish) as well as for the World Language Education and TESOL program at UGA. His research interests focus on global business relations, language acquisition, and cultural competence, as well as on kinesthetic empathy through dance. The latter was subsequently developed into the “Diversity through Dance” workshop, an integral component of the Diversity and Inclusion certificate for the UGA Office of Institutional Diversity (this workshop is Elhage's favorite class of all to teach!)  In his free time Elhage also enjoys yoga and dance—both as a student, a teacher, and a semi-professional performer.

Of note:
  • Dance Instructor for Dancing with the Athens Stars
  • Founder of UGA Tango Club
  • Member of UGA Salsa Club
  • Performer for UGA Ballroom Performance Group (BPG)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Foreign Language Teacher Education, University of Georgia, United States, 2010
  • Master of Internet Technology, Web Page, Digit/Multimed & Info Res Desn, University of Georgia, United States, 2002
  • Master of Business Admin, Business Admin & Mgmt, General, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion, Venezuela, 1996
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela, 1988
Articles Featuring Fuad Elhage
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 12:41pm

The University of Georgia hosted its inaugural Active Learning Summit to celebrate how this method of learning is already changing instruction across campus and to explore ways to expand that culture in the future. Approximately 270…

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 12:38pm

Fuad Elhage, a lecturer of Spanish for the professions in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, was recognized for his “Diversity through Dance” workshop, a class offered for the Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion. Learning and Development and the…

Events featuring Fuad Elhage
Downtown Athens @ Rialto Club, Hotel Indigo

Milonga Tropical is making a resurgence after a two year hiatus because of COVID. Put your dancing shoes on and join us for social dancing with tango, salsa, bachata and merengue from 7-9p. If you want a free beginner Tango lesson, come from 6-7p. Hotel Indigo, October 28.

Also see live performances by Athens Tango Project, UGA Salsa Club and Dance FX,…

Hotel Indigo Rialto Club

Athens Tangueros presents Milonga Tropical – Tango intertwined with Latin Rhythm dancing for a memorable evening of dancing.

Athens Tango Project will be performing with guest pianist Winnie Cheung

Downtown Athens March 31, 2022 from 6:00p – 9:00p at Rialto Club

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Hotel Indigo - Rialto Club - 500 College Avenue, Athens, GA

Athens Tangueros presents Milonga Tropical – Tango intertwined with Latin Rhythm dancing for a memorable evening of dancing.

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Live Dance performances by UGA Salsa Club, DanceFX and UGA Tango Club

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