Alumni Viewpoint:  John Collins, Spanish, Class of 2012


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My name is John Collins and I graduated with a Spanish Major from Wake Forest University in May, 2012. For the last 11 months I've been volunteering in Quito, Ecuador through the organizations United Planet and Voluntariado para la Ayuda Social de Ecuador (VASE)...read more...

Student Voices:  Matthew Connor, Portuguese Student

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Senior Matthew Connor is an English and Spanish double major. 
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I am currently working for the PGA TOUR and their Olympic Golf Course development project in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. The year 2016 marks the first time since 1904 that competitive golf will be included in the official Olympic Programme and the PGA TOUR plays an integral role in developing the sport within Brazil...read more...

Student Voices:  Tiffany Virgin, Portuguese Student

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Junior Tiffany Virgin is a Political Science major.
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I am interested in immigration law, so I interned at an immigration law firm in Miami over the summer. I worked directly with clients, attorneys, and immigration officers of USCIS. As part of the experience...read more...

Alumni Viewpoint: Lauren Hull, French, Class of 2013

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Lauren Hull is currently working as an English teacher in Brittany, France, as part of the Teaching Assistant Program sponsored by the French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy...read more...

Student Voices:  Pearson Lien, Italian Student

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Group photo from Venice, summer 2013.  Pearson is in the center in the light blue dress.
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My name is Pearson Lien. I am a sophomore here at Wake and I am in the process of founding The Italian Club. As we begin, I will be the president with Sara Brigagliano as vice-president, Joe Motola as treasurer, and Katie Gamble as secretary...read more...

Alumni Viewpoint:  Marc Barnett, Italian, Class of 2013

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Reflections on the other: Intercultural Explorations in Lombardia                           
Sitting here writing this in my apartment 30 minutes outside of Milan, I realize how much I truly owe to the Italian section of the Romance Languages Department, particularly Dr. Morosini and all of the other professors that I have had the pleasure of meeting during my four years bouncing in and out of classrooms studying Italian...read more...