Alumni Perspectives

Students who pursue a French major at Truman discover a combination of coursework and opportunities outside the classroom that ensure they are well-prepared for whatever career path they choose.

Kelli Connell ('12) French MajorKelli Connell (’12): French Major/French in Translation Minor

Alumna Kelli Connell shares how the pursuit of a French major and French in Translation minor at Truman prepared her for a career as an in-house French translation specialist for Uline, in Pleasant Prairie, Wis.
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225x150 -Nick PhillipsNick Phillips (’02): French Major

Nick Phillips found his French studies at Truman were invaluable to his career as a freelance journalist. Not only did he acquire a marketable skill, he learned to really listen to what others are saying and to be empathetic to people who are different from him.
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