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Dec 6, 2016
On December 2, 2016, French professors, Pascale Abadie and Karine Daddah took their French 2010 classes to the Senegalese restaurant Teranga in Cincinnati. Each student had to present a personal story using a personal object they brought to help illustrate it. The students did a presentation on Senegal and West African countries in class. The experience was great as it allowed students to leverage what they have learned in class and connect their knowledge to real life experience. Students...
Nov 22, 2016
On Friday November18, 2016, professors Abadie and Daddah, organized a “Conversation Evening" for their French Conversation classes. They invited their students to an evening of conversation and good food at the Campus Ministry Kitchen. The students conversed with a group of French speaking people from Mauritania, Rwanda, France, Koweit, France, Senegal and Belgium. Each French speaking participant brought a dish from their country and introduced it to the audience. The students then conversed...
Nov 21, 2016
Tasha Fox has taken study abroad trips to Belgium, Tanzania, China, France and Israel.
Nov 18, 2016
Brontee Jeffries, who has served in the Air National Guard for three years, currently works as an aviation resource manager in the179th Airlift Wing operations group.
Nov 15, 2016
Pascale Abadie, an assistant professor of French, is a driving force of Wright State’s France Ambassador Program.
Nov 15, 2016
The French Club celebrated the Holiday season on Saturday November 12, 2016 at Professor Daddah's house. Professors Daddah and Abadie cooked a traditional French meal with the students. The feast included some smoked salmon appetizers,  goat cheese and apple salad, roasted pork loin with herbes de Provence, grilled root vegetables and the traditional apple and pear tarte. Miam!  It was a great opportunity to speak French and enjoy some delicious French food.
Nov 15, 2016
Our 2016 Spanish Immersion Day was a great success! On November 8, 215 students and 14 teachers from 10 schools joined us to celebrate the diversity in the Caribbean. Interactive sessions led by faculty and students focused on cultural etiquette, doing business in the Caribbean, Spanglish, trivia games, and learning to dance salsa and merengue. A special hands-on session led by the Spanish club involved learning about the humble Costa Rican coffee cart as a work of art and cultural patrimony,...
Nov 3, 2016
Parlez-vous français? The 14th Annual French Immersion Day took place on Wednesday, November 2nd, with 296 high school students from 19 Ohio schools participating. Students and their 24 teachers traveled from as far away as Mansfield, Ohio, to attend the event! Over 75 Wright State student volunteers and students in service-learning designated courses assisted the French section in preparing and organizing the day’s events, which were centered around the theme of Belgian life and culture. 
Oct 27, 2016
On Thursday, October 20th, the Wright State Chinese Club met for an informative Chinese-style business dinner at China Cottage in Springboro.  American students, Chinese students, teachers, faculty, and family members gathered around a traditional Chinese round table for dinner.   This gave each person the chance to visit with everyone at the table, which is an important part of the Chinese culture.  The giant “lazy Susan” in the center of the table allowed each person to try everyone else’s...
Oct 17, 2016
The annual Fall Majors and Minors Workshop took place again in the Department of Modern Languages , Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Attendees learned about Ambassador Programs, Classes, Tutoring, Languages Clubs, How to enhance their college experience and the Professors. It was a successful, fun and informative event! Students who missed this workshop are welcomed to visit the Modern Languages offices, 225 Millett, to get information and talk with an advisor. Brochure

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7
Dec
Noon
Millett Hall/106
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7
Dec
6:30 pm
Campus Ministry Kitchen
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8
Dec
Noon
Millett Hall/106
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9
Dec
10 am
Millett Atrium
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12
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9 am
Millett Hall 106
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13
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9 am
Millett Hall 106
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14
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9 am
Millett Hall 106
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15
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9 am
Millett Hall 106
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16
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9 am
Millett Hall 106
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9 am
Apollo Room (Student Union)
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Apollo Room (Student Union)