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Successful Alumni

Marie Emily Llewellyn
Upon completing my first year of graduate school in the Public Diplomacy program at Syracuse University, I decided to start my second year studying conflict resolution and human rights at the European Council for Human Rights in Strasbourg, France.
M.A. International Relations Candidate '09 M.S. Public Relations Candidate '09 Public Diplomacy Program Syracuse University Syracuse, NY

Liberty King 2001
French, International Business and Economics
Supervisory Budget Analyst
U.S. Government
Quote: “While ‘knowledge of French’ hasn't been an explicit requirement for my position, I can say unequivocally that my experiences living, working, and traveling in France and my knowledge of a second language have been a key factor in my success thus far.”

Rebecca Boler 2004
French, International Studies
Peace Corps Volunteer, Senegal
Quote: “Needless to say, being able to speak French has given me a lot of opportunities. My advice: keep it up, even though language learning is difficult; you never know where it will take you!”
Becky has been accepted to Graduate School at Syracuse University

Kristin Worth 2008
Spanish, with Teacher Licensure
ONU Activities:
Kappa Delta Pi,
Newman Club, President
Alpha Phi Omega, Vice President
Residence Life (SRA)
Habitat for Humanity
Child Development Center
Mortar Board
Professional aspiration: “I plan to teach Spanish and earn my Master’s degree. I would also like to work someday in inner city school districts.”
Kristin currently teaches Spanish at Lima Senior High School, Lima, Ohio

Steven Burch 2008
French, Computer Science
ONU Activities:
Dean’s list
Senior Design Project: researching “Borderline Itemsets in Association Mining”
Study Abroad in Pau, France 2005-06 academic year
Amnesty International, President
Pi Delta Phi (French honorary), President
Computer programming internship at Say Security
Professional aspiration: “I would like to find a way to combine my two passions: computers (and computer languages) and human languages (namely French). I may work in the computer science field in a francophone country, or I may do computer-related work that, in a more direct way, integrates the French language.”Steven currently works as a computer programmer in California

Dana Wiegel 2007
French and International Studies
“The personal attention that faculty give at ONU enabled me to study abroad with a program that really worked for me. Next year I’ll be teaching in France!”

Bonnie J.W. Sarnoff
Instructor of French and Developmental English
Limestone College, North Carolina
“Our latest trip (to Guadeloupe and Martinique) was written up in Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine.”

Brian Harsh
French with Teaching Licensure
“I am teaching at Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati. This is my fourth year there – it is exciting to see my freshmen graduate and to see how much French they’ve learned since I began teaching there”.

Department of Modern Language

Ann Hood

Dukes 200
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed