Modern Languages

Opening the doors of opportunity

Retired Wright State professor Pierre Horn establishes a scholarship for students studying French

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. Continue reading

World class

A Fulbright in Taiwan will be the latest of many international education experiences for Wright State student Emma Peterson

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. Continue reading

Robert J. Kegerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching

Kirsten Halling

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2018

Kirsten Halling is a role model of teaching effectiveness in the Department of Modern Languages and the College of Liberal Arts. Continue reading

Service in El Salvador

For the past six months, Megan McKarns has lived in El Salvador, working with families and performing mission work. Continue reading

Literary lioness

Wright State’s Damaris Serrano again wins highest literary honor awarded by her native Panama

Damaris Serrano, associate professor of Spanish at Wright State, received Panama’s Ricardo Miró National Award for her essay on the evolution of Panamanian poetry and literature. Continue reading

Learning landscape

Wright State’s Amanda Harris presents New Media Incubator research at national conference

Amanda Harris, a communication studies student who interns in the New Media Incubator, helped beginning French students work on their language skills by producing storytelling videos. Continue reading

Military models

Five Wright State Army ROTC grads honored nationally as Distinguished Military Graduates
Wright State Army ROTC cadets raise the flag in observane of Memorial Day.

Distinguished Military Graduates made up 50 percent of Wright State’s Army ROTC commissioning class. Continue reading

Doubling down

2018 Wright State grad Julia Gomez-Cambronero combines her love of theater and Spanish for double degrees

2018 Wright State graduate Julia Gomez-Cambronero’s Spanish heritage influences her theatre performances. Continue reading

More than 2,000 students to graduate at Wright State’s 2018 spring commencement

Wright State University will hold its 2018 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Speaking our language

Modern languages alumni will discuss their careers during a panel discussion. Continue reading