The Department of Modern Languages sponsors several organizations to promote international activities and conversing in foreign languages. You can find brief descriptions here. If you would like more information, please e-mail an advisor by clicking her name.
President: Ruth Thorne; Jamie Lorah
Alpha Mu Gamma, the national foreign language honorary and service organization, recognizes high achievement in the study of other languages. Its aims are to encourage interest in the study of foreign languages, literatures and civilizations, through friendship, enlightenment, and sympathetic understanding of other peoples.
Alpha Mu Gamma sponsors:
· Weekly language tables at dinner where people may chat in Chinese, French, German, and Spanish between bites.
· Compilation and maintenance of information for study abroad and about non-teaching jobs for language majors.
· The International Food Fair featuring tasty delights from around the world.
· The International Praise and Worship service in several modern languages.
· Amigos de Mexico donation drive delivering clothes and furniture south of the border.
· Tutoring in French, German, and Spanish.
President: Samuel Skold
The Spanish Club is composed of students holding an interest in Hispanic culture. The club participates in activities such as films in Spanish, Hispanic Hertiage celebrations, and the International Food Fair. This organization strives for a general appreciation of Latin American and Spanish Culture among language students and the campus as a whole.
President: Laura Mamo
The French Club is composed of students interested in the French language and culture. Club activities include movies, games, baking, and trips to French art exhibits, plays, restaurants, and cafés. French Club also sponsors National French Week each November. The organization strives to promote a deeper appreciation of the peoples and culture of the francophone world among both club members and the general campus community. Interested students are encouraged to attend.
President: Cassie S. Chung
The Chinese Cultural Club is composed of students interested in the Chinese language and culture. Club members share interest and enthusiasm for Chinese culture and enjoy such activities as tasting Chinese cuisine and enjoying good conversation.
Advisor: Dr. Diane Dixon
The purpose of the Inter-Cultural Club is to encourage, facilitate and promote understanding and companionship among students of different nationalities at Grove City College. Inter-Cultural Club seeks to provide opportunities for international and American students to get to know each other and other cultures through activities such as foreign movies, dinners at foreign restaurants, and visits to international festivals at nearby colleges.