BA in Foreign Languages

Alfredo Cervantes Frías

Alfredo Cervantes Frías, 2023

BA in Foreign Languages, Concentration in Spanish

Intensive coursework and faculty mentors led this first generation student to flourish.

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Alexis Massenburg

Alexis Massenburg, 2023

BA Global Affairs with a concentration in Human Security, BA Foreign Languages with a concentration in French, minor in African and African-American Studies

Hometown: Glen Allen, VA

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Rhys Maza

Rhys Maza, 2023

BA in Foreign Languages, Concentration in French; BA in Economics

Study abroad and research lead to lifelong interests and career pathway

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Fatimah Sultan

Fatimah Sultan, 2023

BA Foreign Languages with a concentration in Korean, minor in Linguistics

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

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Patricia Troup

Patricia Troup, 2023

BA in Foreign Languages with a concentration in Spanish, BA Sociology

Hometown: Midlothian, VA

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Ninamarie Avedissian

Ninamarie Avedissian, 2022

BA in Foreign Languages with a concentration in Spanish

As an accomplished student in the foreign languages program, Ninamarie developed an intensive research project and campaign against social media misinformation that traditionally targets Spanish-speaking Latinx communities in the United Sates.

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Warsan Noor

Warsan Noor, 2011

Well-versed in language, culture, and education

Warsan Noor credits the variety of classes she took while earning her degree with making her a confident and effective teacher.

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Liana Montecinos

Liana Montecinos, 2009

Changing lives with the power of the law

Liana Montecinos, BA Philosophy and Foreign Languages ’09, is managing attorney with Montecinos Law LLC. In the face of extraordinary hurdles as a Honduran asylee and undocumented child in Virginia, her education at Mason offered a path to success.

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Ryan Duncan

Ryan Duncan, 1995

Actor brings broad range of skills to every role—onscreen and off

Ryan Duncan, BA Foreign Languages ’95, is an actor with film, theater, and television credits. His roles have included parts in Shrek the Musical and Gettin’ the Band Back Together on Broadway and Blue Bloods on CBS. He also works as a simulation specialist with Mursion, a company using virtual reality to help individuals improve communication around topics such as diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Charlotte M. Calobrisi

Charlotte M. Calobrisi, 1981

2017 Fall Distinguished Alumni - Modern and Classical Languages

In fall 2017, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Modern and Classical Languages honored Charlotte Calobrisi for her exemplary career in higher education.

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