Languages and Cultures

Student Clubs in Languages and Cultures


Arabic Club


Chinese Club


French Club

The French Club has had its election of officers for 2014-2015:

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  • Treasurer:

German Club

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Russian Club

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Spanish Club


Non-Club and All-Club Events

News about Our Students


Spanish Major Wins Scholarship, Studies in Argentina

Read about Abigail's Scholarship


Chinese Major Wins PASSHE Award

Aaron Brown, Chinese Major, won a $1,000 award from the PA State System of Higher Education to study abroad at the Beijing Normal University in Beijing, China. Aaron will be studying in Beijing during Fall Semester 2014 along with Sarah Halter and Emmanuel Escobar.


German Major Wins Scholarship

Allison R. Phillips (German and Communications Studies) won the $1000 study-abroad award from the College of Liberal Arts. She will be studying at the BU partner university HAAGA HELIA in Helsinki, Finland and after that at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universitšt in Jena, Germany. Congratulations Allison!


Spanish Major Wins Scholarship

Adriana Berlin, Spanish/Secondary Ed. Major, was this year recipient of the Adam Smulovitz Study Abroad Scholarship (Summer 2014). Adriana was chosen because of her interest in studying the Jewish culture of Argentina. Adriana will study in Rosario, Argentina this summer through West Chester University Summer Abroad Program coordinated by Dr. Marcos Campillo and coordinated at BU by Dr. Hidalgo de Jesus.


German and Spanish major accepted to graduate school

Randi Dermo, senior German and Spanish major with a minor in Chinese, has been accepted to the graduate program in Linguistics at Georgetown University for Fall 2014. She is currently studying abroad on the BU exchange program in Jena, Germany.

Randi Dermo (right) in Germany with fellow BU student Ashley Gianni-Bradford


Spanish and Criminal Justice Major accepted to graduate school

Rebecca Loubriel, majors Spanish/Criminal Justice, has been accepted in the MA Program "Master of Science in Security and Intelligence Studies" at Embry-Riddle University Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona.


News From Alumni


Sarah Halter, 2014 Chinese, editor at Nubian Impulse Magazine
"Nubian Impulse Magazine provides a platform for artists, journalists and creative entrepreneurs in the afro/nubian + indie diaspora to expand, express and evolve. We will explore and connect various cultures through art and entertainment, while incorporating the importance of wellness and well being!"


  Nabiha Garraoui, French and Spanish 2015, has just received news that she has passed the French Praxis exam, and she is also applying for admission to the BU Masters of technology program.


Marthe Beauvais, French 2015, has just been accepted to BU's Master of Education program and will be starting there this fall.


Liesl Driver, Spanish and Anthropology 2010, is an International Recruitment and Retention Specialist in the Office of International Programs at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado.


Ashley Gianni-Bradford, 2015 German and Anthropology, is now employed as a Service Representative at Nanotec, a company that produces specialized precision motors. Nanotec is based in Feldkirchen, Germany. Ashley will be working at Nanotec's facility in Boston.


Kelly Walsh, 2012 Spanish, has accepted a full time permanent administrative assistant position at the Career Center of the University of Pennsylvania.


Holly Wardell, 2014 German and Communications Studies, is working as District Manager at Vector Marketing Corporation. Her office is in Williamsport, PA.


Lynsey Goble, 2015 German and Management, has been hired as a Logistics Specialist at Herr Foods, Inc., based in the Philadelphia area.


Michael E. Arcangeletti (BA German 2010, MEd 2012) has accepted a position as Assistant Professor to teach English and will be starting on March 1st at Dongshin University in Naju City, South Korea.