Foreign Languages and Literatures

NOTEWORTHY STUDENTS

Cindy Rubiano-Gomez
Spanish Major, '16

Watch Cindy share her experiences as a Spanish Major here at Rowan and what's next for her.

Acacia Hutton
Spanish & Modern Languages & Linguistics Major, '16

Acacia shares her experiences as a Spanish Major here at Rowan and what's next for her.



Acacia Hutton
Spanish & Modern Languages & Linguistics Major, '16

Acacia tells the story of how she became one of the first Rowan graduates with the Major in Modern Languages & Linguistics.

Gian Connor
Marketing Major & German Studies Minor, '16

Gian talks about how his second language really helped him land his job almost immediately after college.

Thomas Hill (Fall 2015) and Ana Sanchez Hernandez (Spring 2016) were each awarded $2,000 as the first two recipients of the Rosemary Geri '77 Foreign Languages Scholarship for Majors in Spanish and Modern Languages & Linguistics. Read more about them in the Spring 2016 issue of The Compass.


2015 College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) Commencement Speaker, Ashley Abdullah (Spanish Major alumna, class of '06), was honored with a Medal of Excellence in recognition of her professional achievements. Abdullah is Associate Manager for Media Planning Multiplatform Strategy for the Univision Network in Miami.


Thomas Pratz (Fall 2014) was awarded $1,000 from the Drs. Josefina and Enrique Pujals Study Abroad Scholarship

Pictured are Dr. Sonia Spencer, Professor Lorena Santos, Dr. Laurie Hohwald, Dean Cindy Vitto, award recipient Thomas Pratz, Assistant Dean Dr. Kristen diNovi, Dr. Marilyn Manley and Professor Mas


Two of our students were featured in the Spring 2014 issue of The Compass.


The Medallion Award Winners

  • 2016 - Acacia Hutton
  • 2015 - Danielle Martin
  • 2014 - Christa DiStefano
  • 2013 - Ryan Doud
  • 2012 - Melanie Galafa
  • 2011 - Jennie Buoy
  • 2010 - Dana Mayr

CHSS Senior of Distinction Spanish Award Winners

  • 2016 - Cindy Rubiano-Gomez
  • 2015 - Raquel Cintron
  • 2014 - Alina Crumb
  • 2013 - Arielle Kulenski
  • 2012 - Stacie Paczkowski
  • 2011 - Ashley Udalovas
  • 2010 - Daniel Lane

CHSS Senior of Distinction Modern Languages & Linguistics Award Winners

  • 2016 - Acacia Hutton

Erika Freiberger Scholarship Winners

  • 2016 - Emily Grenier
  • 2015 - Cindy Rubiano-Gomez and Gian D Connor
  • 2013 - Jenna Cooperman
  • 2011 - Ashley Stott

Rosemary Geri Scholarship Winners

  • 2016 - Fall - Caileigh Mulligan
  • 2016 - Spring - Ana Sanchez Hernandez
  • 2015 - Fall - Thomas Hill