Department of Foreign Languages Kicks Off New Year in Fair Fashion

Posted on 9/10/2015 4:17:19 PM

Eight student presenters shared their experiences of language study, travel abroad, internship, and employment opportunities as the Department of Foreign Languageswelcomed new and returning students to another academic year.

Following the thought-provoking presentations, a Programs and Activities Fair provided students with additional information about the wide variety of curricular and cocurricular Foreign Languages offerings. The event highlighted the critical need for increased language proficiency and cultural competence in the 21st century and underscored the potential value added to any degree through engagement with foreign languages and cultures.

2015 Foreign Language Fair Student Presenters

Student presenters pictured from left to right are: Alexandra Dieter (Spanish education/Spanish—double major), Kimberly Lane (theater/Asian studies [Japanese]), Bailee Gehring (Asian studies [Korean/Japanese]), Tiffany Kwong (nursing/French), Melina Fuchs (Spanish/regional planning [envionmental]—double major), Heather Hollow (Spanish/international studies—double major/Latin American studies), and Linus Morales (Asian studies [Chinese]/English—double major). Missing from the photo is Hanna Andrussier (international business/German).