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Their Accomplishments

 Check all the great things our undergrads have achieved recently!

Awards

Marta Mendez. Outstanding Overall Service-Learning Project Award, Service Learning Showcase, Wichita State University, 2018.

Denise Menjivar. Innovation and Creativity in Problem Solving Service-Learning Award, Service Learning Showcase, Wichita State University, 2018.

Maribel Sanchez, Tanya Covarrubias, Renya Watterson, Perla Munguia, Carlos Fernandez & Noely Urbina. Volunteer Service Stars Award, Service Learning Showcase, Wichita State University, 2018.

Jennifer Bailey. Loren Alexander Award for Pre-Service Teachers, Kansas World Language Association, 2017.

Mason Talbott. Loren Alexander Award for Pre-Service Teachers, Kansas World Language Association, 2015.

Academic Presentations

Shaleh Ake. “Tebeos: Spanish Comics during Francoism,” Halloween Comic Fest, Wichita State University Libraries, October 2018.

Amanda Purcell. “The Struggle between the Homeland and Nation in the Works of Juan Rulfo,” 18th Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum (URCAF), Wichita State University, April 2018.

Jenny Masias. “Laying Tracks to Remember Mexican Immigration History in Newton, Kansas,” 18th Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum (URCAF), Wichita State University, April 2018.

Katelyn Marshall, Emily Roets et al. “The Status of Contemporary Women in Spain,” Gender and Sexuality in Kansas Conference, Wichita State University, March 2018.

Art Exhibits

Alexandria Olthoff. “The American Dream,” The Cadman Art Gallery, Wichita State University, February 2015.

 

Photobooth at the Kansas World Language Association conference

Deeply Engaged...

Our students participate in community and professional events in which the Spanish program is involved, such as:

In the picture, former (now teachers) and current WSU Spanish students.

 

 

Student presenting research

... And Active Researchers!

Our students are involved in our community-based research projects.  

 

Where are they now?

We are happy to share where some of our recent graduates are working now.


Social Media Community Manager – Best Buy Headquarters in Mexico, Mexico City.

Admissions Specialist - Wesley Hospital, Wichita.

Spanish Interpreter - Wichita School District, USD 259, Wichita.

Library Assistant - Wichita Public Library.