News and Events


Apr 10, 2014

On Friday March 21st, the Chinese club met for its first craft and game night. A total of ten students attended. Professor Jiang Laoshi and Professor Du taught the students how to make traditional Chinese knotting. Everyone brought home a beautiful Chinese knot.

The students enjoyed making traditional crafts and playing games while speaking Chinese in a fun and relaxed atmosphere!

Apr 9, 2014

The Department of Modern Languages will be offering Arabic, Chinese, French, German and Spanish classes during the Session A (May 12-June 19) and Session B (June 23-July 31) of the Summer semester.

The summer schedule will include a French cooking and movie class (FR 4940), a 1010 and 1020 Chinese classes, a "How German Impacts the world" (GER 4030) and "How Spanish Impacts the world" (SP4030) classes and many more!

Register today and join the fun!


Apr 7, 2014
The Arabic Language Club officers and members recently attended and observed the Jumma prayer on Friday, March 28, 2014. Students of Arabic also participated in the outing, and were required to observe the rules of Islamic dress by wearing modest clothing. The women were also required to cover their hair. The Ahmad Samawi Mosque, which belongs to the Islamic Society of Greater Cincinnati, hosted the Arabic Club and students and provided a tour guide. In addition to the members of the...
Mar 26, 2014

On Friday March 14th, eleven students were nominated for lifetime membership in the Wright State chapter of Pi Delta Phi, la Société d’Honneur Française. They met the strict scholastic requirements for membership, having a minimum GPA of 3.25 in their French courses and a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
The Theta Epsilon chapter of Pi Delta Phi, the national French honor society founded in 1906, upholds the Society's commitment to recognizing outstanding scholarship in the French language...

Mar 25, 2014

On Saturday March 15, the French club met at Professor Daddah's house for a delicious cooking class and dinner!Professor Daddah prepared a Moroccan couscous with some vegetables, chicken, semolina and spices!  Professor Abadie made some delicious profiteroles (pastry bowl with ice cream and chocolate). The students enjoyed cooking while speaking French in a fun and relaxed atmosphere!

Jan 31, 2014

High school and middle school students visited Wright State to learn more about Chinese culture and language during Chinese Immersion Day on Jan. 30.

Jan 15, 2014
Our Bake Sale was held on December 2 and 3, 2013 in the Student Union and in the Hangar.  Our officers and members dedicated time and baked goods such as cookies, cupcakes, baklava, etc. to our bake sale table as well as passing out flyers to advertise for our upcoming fundraiser (at the time). ...
Jan 6, 2014
On November 10, 2013 the College of Liberal Arts hosted its annual donor recognition ceremony at the Benjamin and Marian Schuster center in downtown Dayton. More than 260 people joined together to recognize and honor important donors to the college and many talented student scholarships recipients. The David and Suzanne Garrison Scholarships for Modern Languages were awarded to Nathan Cardenas,...
Dec 27, 2013

Spanish professor Damaris Serrano received the most prestigious literary award from her native Panama for an essay she wrote on the construction of the first transcontinental railroad and the Panama Canal.

Dec 17, 2013

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments...



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