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Antonia Stonerock was born in Frankfurt Germany.
Emma Peterson grew up in Maine before moving to Ohio to finish the last two years of high school in Centerville.
Michael graduates in the Spring of 2019 with a major in French. He began as a declared French major and while in his first appointment with his French advisor who after a few minutes of speaking in French was told that she lost him at “Bonjour.”
Aubri Pritchett will be graduating in Spring 2020 with a Spanish and Biology double major. Aubri decided to continue studying Spanish after traveling to Costa Rica when she graduated high school.
This year, the French section has chosen to present a special award to Lénine Ange Rukebesha Iradukunda as she has distinguished herself above all in her incredible service to others during her time at Wright State.
“Thanks to my studies at Wright State, I learned a lot about my own culture.
Karen "K-dean" Cover was born in Kingston, Jamaica and recently graduated summa cum laude with an Arabic minor and a Mass Communications major. Having lived in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for several years, she developed a sincere ap
Hailie Spradling graduates with a Chinese Studies minor, an International Studies Major, and a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certification. She has a passion in learning foreign languages, with most of her time spent st
Ehron Ostendorf is a Daytonian, graduating with a minor in German and a major in English, creative writing concentration.
Paige Bokman grew up in the greater Cleveland area and graduated from Olmsted Falls High School in 2015.
We are proud to announce that the Department of Modern Languages has unanimously chosen Jacob Alan Miller as our Outstanding Senior for 2017.
Kirsten Smith grew up in Springfield, Ohio, and graduated from both Clark State Community College with her Associate's of Arts and Northwestern High School in 2014. She will graduate with a dual major in Spanish and French and a minor in Arabic.
Deborah Rocheleau is a language fanatic. As a TESOL student, she’s had the opportunity to work closely with the LEAP program, helping students from all language backgrounds to succeed in college.
Emma Towe will graduate with a dual major in International Studies and Spanish.
Allison Mills will graduate with an International Studies major, a Chinese minor, and a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certification. She first experienced her zeal for learning languages through studying Spanish in high s
Daniel Moody is a German major at Wright State. He’s had a passion for languages for as long as he can remember. When he was a small child, his grandmother and German-speaking grandfather came to live with his family.
Martha was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio where she was homeschooled throughout middle school and high school.
Roufia was born in Oran, Algeria, and studied Civil Engineering at the University of Science and Technology in her hometown.
Jasmine Higgins is a senior dual-major in French and Mass Communications, who has been studying French language and culture since her freshman year of high school.
Larissa Swartz is a Spanish major graduating in May 2015 who is also completing her certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
Hannah Simard grew up in Boston, Massachusetts, where she was exposed to a variety of cultures and languages.
Megan Ruter is an International Business major and German minor.
Najee Woods is a Political Science major and Chinese Studies minor.
Associate French professor Kirsten Halling, who has helped spur the dramatic growth of Wright State’s French program, led the wildly popular French Immersion Days and nurtured an appreciation of France in the community, was named recipient of the
Ms. Erica Marie Jergens (BA in French, 2011, WSU) is the 2014 outstanding graduate scholar from the World Languages Teacher Preparation Program in the College of Education and Human Services at Wright State University. Mr.
Brenda Hershey was in the process of deciding which language to pursue for the next three years and beyond, and influenced by her cousin, spontaneously registered for Arabic classes a week late. Her long term goal was to become fluent in a langua
Ashley E. Binns is a senior English-TESOL major who fell in love with the Chinese language by being a language partner to a Chinese student her freshmen year.
Kayla Schaub is a French major graduating this summer who has been studying French language and culture since her freshman year of high school.
Seth Warncke is a senior German major whose boots have been muddied with language since stepping in Ginsberg’s “Howl”.
Kaitlyn E. Williams is a senior Spanish major whose fascination with the language was sparked by her high school Spanish teacher and a trip to Honduras in 2007.
Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education, Faculty Excellence in Teaching: Pascale Abadie
President’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Early Career Achievement: Dr. Damaris Serrano
Ohio Foreign Language Association, Outstanding Program Award: Wright State University French Program
Scott DeHart is a 2009 graduate of Wright State University, where he earned his B.S. in Business with dual majors in Human Resources Management and Management and completed a minor in French.
President’s Award for Excellence, Outstanding Collaborative Units: Department of Modern Languages
Presidential “Leg of the Stool” Award for Excellence in Teaching: Dr. David Petreman