Dr. Ligia Rodriguez, Department Chair
Office: Memorial Hall, Room 215
Ms. Nina Von Deesten, Secretary
Memorial Hall, Room 204
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The Modern Languages Department offers a variety of courses in Arabic, Chinese, German, French, Italian and Spanish as well as a number of elective courses which include languages for special purposes (such as business and health careers) and several culture courses given in English. There is also a Spanish course for native speakers.
There are four full-time faculty members that include recipients of a Fulbright Scholar Award, the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Nuala Drescher Award, and several NYS/UUP Excellence Awards.