Modern Languages

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Wright State alum Sheila Skimmerhorn remembers the university’s beginnings

Sheila Skimmerhorn, the first student to register and complete her degree at what would become Wright State, kept a scrapbook of the university’s early days. Continue reading

Outstanding job in Guinea

Wright State grad Jacob Miller uses his French degree to land a position with the Peace Corps in Guinea. Continue reading

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading

English enthusiasm

Wright State student Samantha Cornett wins Dion Scholarship for high-achieving English majors

After a 10-year break, Samantha Cornett returned to Wright State and is now thriving in the English program. Continue reading

Getting involved at Antioch School

Gabrielle Ritter, a senior Spanish major, stepped into the role of a teacher at Antioch School in Yellow Springs. Continue reading

Japanese yen

Wright State alum Tyler Chilton living a dream teaching English in Japan

After earning a Teaching English as a Foreign Language certificate, Tyler Chilton now teaches English to schoolchildren in Japan. Continue reading

Linda Caron named dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Linda Caron has a wealth of experience and has been instrumental in the growth of the College of Liberal Arts — in facilities, events and programs. Continue reading

More than 40 organizations to participate in first College of Liberal Arts’ Internship Partners Expo

The liberal arts Internship Partners Expo will be held April 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Millett Hall Atrium. Continue reading

All ears for English

Wright State senior Khaled Jaber uses student input, movie dialogues to master the language

Khaled Jaber, a liberal studies major who grew up in Jordan, will intern at Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley to support refugee families in the area. Continue reading