Arts & Humanities

Modern Languages - Student Success

Modern Languages faculty and students


  • Genoveva Ramirez '17 (majors in French and secondary education; minors in Spanish and TESOL) has been hired by Tippecanoe Valley High School where she teaches French.
  • Megan May '15 (majors in French and accounting) has been hired by Mcgladrey, LLP as an assurance associate.
  • Tyler Evans '14 (majors in French, language arts, secondary education) works as a bilingual editor for Yellow Pages Group in Indianapolis.
  • Matthew Suderman '14 (majors in Spanish and history) has been in Memphis, Tenn. on a teaching assignment with Teach for America.
  • Shelby Covington '13 graduated with majors in French and English, and a minor in Peace Studies. She works as a bilingual editor for the Yellow Pages Group.
  • Kaitlin Johnson '12 graduated with degrees in Spanish and chemistry and is studying for her doctorate in biochemistry and molecular biology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her language degree and study abroad experience helped set her apart from other applicants.
  • Sarah Plew '12 (majors in French, English; minor in TESOL) worked in Tarascon, France as a teacher of English in French schools from 2013 to 15. She will now study international law at the University of Bristol, UK.
  • Haley Nagila '11 graduated with a degree in Spanish and political science. As an AmeriCorps volunteer she worked as an interpreter for a refugee resettlement organization. She is a bilingual legal assistant at a pro bono legal organization and is a bilingual clerk for the United States Customs Service.
  • Nicole Hammond '10 (majors in Spanish and biology-chemistry) spent a year as an English teaching assistant in Indonesia through the Fulbright program before she took an Americorps assignment in Boston, where she used her language skills and knowledge of the natural sciences to serve homeless people with the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless program. Nicole is now at the Penn State University Hershey College of Medicine, where her experience in languages and cultures earned her a position in their new humanities-enhanced training program.