This past summer, Dr. Kristin Harper of the modern and classical languages department had the opportunity to join an archaeological expedition in Greece. Harper was invited by a colleague from her graduate program to join a dig that she works every summer on the island of Naxos. She served the excavation as a trench supervisor […]
Catalina Silva first became interested in Spanish as a junior in high school when she took a Spanish class designed for native speakers. She had grown up learning the language and the class got her interested in learning more. When coming to Missouri State, Silva combined her interest in Spanish with her long-standing goal of […]
Samantha Tintner’s interest in modern and classical languages started when she took her first Spanish class at age 11. Her interest turned to fascination when she went on a study abroad trip to Costa Rica two years later. By the time Tintner began her studies at Missouri State she already had seven years of education […]
Abigail Goertzen’s interest in French began well before she came to Missouri State through her grandmother, a retired French teacher. She learned a lot about the language and culture from a young age and began to take classes in high school. Her love for the language and existing transfer credits made choosing to study French […]
Bochantin currently works remotely for the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.