“El que habla dos lenguas vale por dos.”
They say the person who speaks two languages is worth two. And learning a foreign language at Washington College opens up a world of opportunities. Our faculty have traveled and studied in all corners of the globe, and we want our students to do the same.
- Meet French Studies Major Lily Britt ’16
- Meet German Studies Major Shana Brouder ’16
- Meet Hispanic Studies Major Rachel Brown ’16
Gabrielle James ’13 has never stopped exploring since graduating from Washington College, but she’s finally slowed down enough to take the next step in her goal of becoming a pediatric neurosurgeon—starting medical school.
Kevin Mackenzie ’18, an environmental studies and Hispanic studies major, spent three weeks this summer immersed in the native ecosystems and culture of Ecuador for an Environmental Field Course. This is Kevin’s experience, in his words.
Students in FRS 412 created a bilingual website to explore the story of a would-be assassin.
The ninth annual Día de Fútbol (Day of Soccer) was held on April 17 in Kirby Stadium. Día de Fútbol is an outreach event for the Spanish speaking community surrounding Washington College. All children are invited to come with their families and friends to play soccer, read books, talk in English and Spanish, and get to know students and professors at Washington College.
Traveling on the Cuba Experience class over winter break, Rachel Brown ’16 used a Cater Society grant to develop a unique project with the help of three local Havana women.