Department of Modern Languages


Apr 30, 2019
On Friday April 26, 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 and...
Apr 26, 2019
Our Spanish faculty hosted our annual Sigma Delta Pi induction ceremony on April 12th, 2019. Congratulations to Gretchen C. Deters, Camryn J. Potter and Steven N. Willis.
Apr 22, 2019
On Friday April 18, 2019, The Department of Modern Languages hosted their Spring Semester End of Year Award Ceremony. They celebrated their students and enjoyed refreshments, food and door prizes!
Apr 11, 2019
Pierre Horn, who taught at Wright State for 24 years, hopes his scholarship will encourage students to study French and travel to France or Quebec to improve their speaking ability.
Apr 8, 2019
On Friday April 5, 2019,  French 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. The students conversed with a group of French speaking people from Mauritania, Rwanda, Senegal, France, Ivory Coast, Lebanon , Quebec and Belgium. Each French speaking participant brought a dish from their country and introduced it to the audience. The students then conversed with the...
Apr 8, 2019
When she begins her Fulbright experience in Taiwan this summer, it will be the fifth foreign country Emma Peterson has lived and studied in during the past four years.
Apr 8, 2019
On Saturday April 6, French professor Pascale Abadie and French students visited the “Paris 1900” exhibit at the museum of Cincinnati. They then enjoyed a yummy “gauffre” (waffle) at the Taste of Belgium restaurant.
Apr 8, 2019
The Department of Modern Languages hosted their annual “Favorite Poems Friday” on April 5, 2019.  This event featured an array of poems presented by 30 language students. The students and faculty read poems in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish, selected from their favorite authors, and/or shared original pieces with those in attendance at the atrium of Millet Hall. The original poems read at the event were contributed by students from the Afro-Hispanic Culture and the...
Mar 24, 2019
Kirsten Halling is a role model of teaching effectiveness in the Department of Modern Languages and the College of Liberal Arts.
Mar 19, 2019
The Department of Modern Languages in Wright State’s College of Liberal Arts will offer a new fully online course, Beginning German I (GER 1010.A01), beginning in Summer 2019. German learners from throughout the United States can enroll in this course, and Wright State students can fulfill their language credit requirements during the summer. The benefits of an online course for students include: 1) Multimedia Online Classroom Learning German online has many advantages. Students will learn...


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