Department of Modern Languages

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Apr 9, 2018
On Friday, April 6th, 5 students were nominated for lifetime membership in the Wright State chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, la Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica. These students met the overall requirements for membership, holding a minimum 3.0 GPA in their Spanish courses and a 3.2 overall GPA, as well as having successfully completed at least one course in Hispanic literature or Hispanic culture and civilization.The Iota Omega chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the only honor society devoted...
Apr 8, 2018
On Friday, April 6, was the Induction Ceremony of the Delta Phi Alpha Chapter German Honorary Society. Six exceptional German students (one major and five minors) were accompanied by their parents and friends who shared this important occasion with them. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL ARTICLE
Mar 26, 2018
On Friday March 23, eight 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 literature...
Mar 19, 2018
On Friday March 16, 2018, 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 on campus. The students conversed with a group of French speaking people from Senegal, Congo, Mauritania, Canada, Rwanda, France, Koweit and Belgium. Each French speaking participant brought a dish from their country and introduced it to the audience. The students then conversed with the French...
Mar 16, 2018
Modern languages alumni will discuss their careers during a panel discussion.
Feb 21, 2018
The Department of Modern Languages hosted the fifth Chinese Immersion Day on Feb. 15, 2018 in the Student Union Apollo Room. Chinese Instructor, Haili Du , organized the immersion experience for 85 high and middle school students with at least one year of Chinese language instruction. Together, we celebrated the Year of the Dog and helped students deepen their knowledge of the Chinese language and culture. The students and their teachers represented four schools: Dayton Regional STEM School;...
Jan 31, 2018
Today, French professor Abadie made delicious "galette des rois" (king's cake) to celebrate the Epiphany with the French club.  
Jan 29, 2018
Julia Hitchcock, who graduated with a degree in biology from Wright State in 2017, is the recipient of the four-year Boonshoft Scholars scholarship.
Dec 15, 2017
As part of her Newman Civic Fellowship, Stephanie Patino-Garfias has worked with refugees to help them understand their legal rights.
Dec 4, 2017
On Friday December 1, 2017,  Professor Daddah and her French Business class students traveled to Cincinnati to visit SNECMA, a French company, which is both a GE partner and one of its suppliers. Snecma S.A. designs, develops, produces and markets engines for civil and military aircraft in partnership with GE. The company also offers a complete range of engine support services to airlines, armed forces and other operators. The class met with Mr. Gerard Fournier, Logistics Director. The visit...

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