elise Alumni Spotlight-Elise Manzanillo: Elise graduated in 2018 with a special major in German Cultural Studies from SSU. She is currently enrolled in the Master’s Direct Entry Nursing program at Columbia University
Alessa Alumni Spotlight-Alessa Rigal: Alessa graduated in 2008 with a double major in French and Global Studies, and a minor in Spanish.
holly Alumni Spotlight-Holly Blevins: Holly Blevins (Lyon), a 2018 graduate with a special major in German Cultural Studies, is working on an MSc at the University of Potsdam.
erica Alumni Spotlight-Erica Forster: Erica Forster, a 2013 graduate of the BA program in French, lives in Paris, France, and is the Operations Manager for The Tour Guy guided tours company. French Professor Suzanne Toczyski interviewed Erica via Zoom.
shani langford Alumni Spotlight-Shani Langford: Shani Langford is a 2012 graduate of the BA program in Spanish who lives in Washington, D.C. and works for the US Department of Agriculture.

The programs and courses of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures make accessible to students the languages, literatures, and cultures of France and the Francophone world, Germany and other German-speaking countries, and Spain and Latin America.

Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Willkommen! Bienvenue!

On behalf of the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, I would like to welcome our students to the 2020-2021 academic year! We look forward to working with you as you progress in your studies.
— Jeffrey Reeder, Chair, Modern Languages and Literatures