News and Events


May 6, 2016
The Chinese Club ended the year with a friendly competition: a ping pong tournament to celebrate one of China's most beloved sports. We made friends from all over the world, including members of the Chinese Students and Scholar's Association, who competed in the tournament. The club then invited the winners to celebrate the end of the semester with a dinner at Tsao's cuisine, where we said goodbye to our wonderful officers Jiaqi and Alexander, who will be studying in China next year. 
May 4, 2016
Arabic student (ARA 2020) and president of Project Nur , Spencer Deer, participated in the American Islamic Congress conference of this year's "National Leadership conference" on April 22nd-24th, 2016 in Washington, DC.   Project Nur is a Chapter of the AIC here at Wright State University and its goal is to keep supporting interfaith and intercultural understanding, human rights, and civil freedoms through leadership training, civic engagement, and social entrepreneurship.  Thank you to...
May 2, 2016
Congratulations to the Department of Modern Languages graduates who attended the commencement ceremony on Saturday April 30th, 2016!
May 2, 2016
  Congratulations to the CHI 2210 students who participated in this year's Chinese calligraphy art exhibition!  They demonstrated their hard work in the pieces they exhibited in the Multicultural Lounge from 4/19-4/28.    The winners of the 2016 Chinese calligraphy exhibition are: First place: Jacquelyn Bayham Second place: Alexander Gilles Third place: Michael Chan
May 2, 2016
Thursday's Wright State's Honor Graduation, featuring many Department of Modern Languages' superstars! Left to right: Dr. Marie Hertzler, Department Chair, Tasha Fox, Liv Cole, Roufia Dehmani, Taylor Clark, Khadija Kirksey, Anne More, Csongor Bajnoczki, Samantha Hall, Dr. Pascale Abadie.
Apr 28, 2016
On Thursday, April 21, French Club members attended the annual year-end picnic at Dr. Halling's house, enjoying good food and French conversation.
Apr 25, 2016
Knowing a foreign language can help you in many aspects of your life, including travel, family connection, and even mental health. But did you know that you can find some of the coolest jobs just by knowing another language? Read the full article
Apr 25, 2016
On Wednesday, April 20th, the students of Levantine class, a Jordanian dialect course, invited the students of the Ambassador Program to Jordan and their parents to a wonderful cultural evening. They both shared presentations about different cultural aspects of Jordan and they enjoyed some Jordanian food while chatting in Jordanian dialect.
Apr 18, 2016
On April 15, 2016, French instructor, Karine Daddah took her French 2020 class to the Lebanese restaurant Cedar Land. Each student had to present a personal story using a personal object they brought to help illustrate it. The students did a presentation on Lebanon and other Middle Eastner 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 enjoyed speaking French outside...
Apr 18, 2016
It was a fantastic day for April Craze on Friday, April 15, 2016! The Arabic Club had a "Learn a letter" booth, and the French Club had a chocolate tasting. April Craze continues the tradition of great local music, delicious food, inflatable games, and numerous student organization activities.