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Dec 19, 2023

Student Entrepreneur Learns by Doing

Junior Jack Rothacker, a double major in Spanish and business administration, launched a nonprofit to raise money to build a new classroom and provide educational resources for a school in El Salvador and, in turn, help students stay in school. 

Jeremy Park stands in a doorway, wearing a black hat, white hoodie and khakis.

Aug 17, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Jeremy Park

NC State Spanish and computer science double major Jeremy Park spent a semester studying abroad in Santander, Spain. Learn more aboutt he trip. 

Kendra Klemann poses for the camera.

Aug 10, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Kendra Klemann

Spanish and civil engineering double-major Kendra Klemann spent a semester studying abroad in Valencia, Spain. 

Aug 15, 2017

Grad Student Ashley Meehan Studies English’s Influence on Spanish

Foreign Languages and Literatures graduate student Ashley Meehan discusses her travels around the country to study how the English language has influenced Spanish. 

Aug 7, 2017

My NC State Story: Sarah Maness (Spanish Language and Literature ’09)

Alumna Sarah Maness says a Spanish class at NC State helped her discover her passion for public health, a field she now researches as an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma. 

May 4, 2017

Comparing Language in the Yucatan

It’s no secret that language and accents evolve over time. But what do those changes say about the speakers themselves? What can they tell us about identity? NC State graduate student Alex Hyler explored those questions while studying unique forms of Spanish in Yucatan, Mexico. 

Sep 14, 2016

Study Abroad Inspires Global Pursuits

For NC State alumna Megan (McNulty) Le, study abroad was the catalyst for a global career and the lifelong pursuit of international experiences. As an Alexander Hamilton Scholar, Le studied Business Management and Latin American Studies while minoring in Spanish, earning her dual degrees from Poole College of Management and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2002. A study abroad program in Costa Rica during the summer of 2001 sparked a desire in her to do something different and expand her worldview. 

Aug 8, 2016

Fulbright Winner Headed to Mexico

One of seven NC State students to earn a competitive Fulbright grant this year, Emma Cathell will spend 9-10 months teaching English to students at a school or university in Mexico. Cathell's role will also include serving as a cultural ambassador for the United States. 

Jul 27, 2016

Alum Bridges Language Differences in Des Moines Hospitals

A love for Spanish and desire to connect with others brought sociology and Spanish alum John Redlin to his current occupation as a Spanish language interpreter for major hospitals in Des Moines, Iowa. 

Jul 14, 2016

Arielle DeLisle has Found Her Voice in Phoenix

You may not know Arielle DeLisle personally, but if you've heard an ad for Planet Fitness -- or any of a number of businesses or services -- or you listen to audiobooks, chances are you've heard her voice. The English and psychology alumna has built a successful career as a voice-over specialist and voice actor.