Major Areas of Study: SPANISH
Kate Ryder ('03) After teaching English as a Foreign Language at the University of Castilla La Mancha in Toledo, Spain in 2003-04, Kate now lives in Asheville, North Carolina where she works for a non-profit organization called the Literacy Council of Buncombe County. She assists with the ESL department and is in charge of Volunteer Recruitment and Coordinating as well as Public Relations for the program.
Two Muskingum College students presented their research findings at the Butler Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) held April 15 at Butler University in Butler, Indiana.
- Sarah Hickman ('05) presented Don Segundo Sombra; el gaucho místico (the mystical gaucho).
- Adam Milazzotto ('06) presented La historia y el mito en la novela (The history and the myth in the novel): El embrujo de Shanghai.
Adam Milazzotto studied abroad during the spring semester of 2004, in Valencia, Spain. He will work abroad as an English language teaching assistant next year at the University of Castilla la Mancha in Toledo, Spain.
Anna Beth Cohen ('05) studied abroad her entire junior year of 2003-04, attending the University of Madrid. While taking a full course load and staying with a host family, she explored Europe and enjoyed, in her words, the feeling of "being a Spaniard for a year, and feeling like it was her country and her culture." She is currently teaching and offering private tutoring in Spanish in Cincinnati, OH.
Beth Lawson studied at Interamerican University in San Germán, Puerto Rico as a junior. She graduated in May 2005 in Spanish with Multi-Age Licensure to teach.
Kristin Losey ('04) finished her graduate degree in Higher Education Administration in May at Kent State University. She is now an Academic Advisor with the RETAIN program for the College of Business Administration at Kent State. In addition to advising students on academics, Kristin also coordinates international business summer study programs. While at Muskingum, Kristin was Student Manager of the language lab and was active in Spanish Club and Phi Sigma Iota.
Marissa Kent studied abroad at the University of Madrid in 2002. She graduated in May, 2004 in Spanish & Psychology, and is now completing a master's degree in Clinical Psychology.
Becky (Clough) Voldrich ('04) majored in Spanish at Muskingum and now works as a Public Relations and Marketing Associate at University Circle, Inc. in Cleveland. This development, service and advocacy organization is responsible for the growth of Cleveland's University Circle neighborhood as a premier urban district and world-class center of innovation in health care, education, and arts& culture.
Mike Kanode studied abroad in Toledo (Spain) in 2001, and graduated in May 2002 in International Business with a minor in Spanish. He is now employed by the Social
Security Administration in Worthington, OH, where he uses his
Spanish skills in dealing with clients.
Scott Ray graduated from Muskingum in 1999, and has found success serving in the Spanish section of Bloomberg News in London, England. He had formerly worked with Moen, Inc. (plumbing fixtures) in Cleveland, working with Latin American retailers.