Linguistics: Alumni Spotlight
- Ben Rearick (’10): Love of Reading Leads to International Service
Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, Minor in Mathematics
After graduating from Truman, many students spend their time interviewing for jobs or heading off to graduate school. For Ben Rearick, not only did he take a path less traveled by volunteering for the Peace Corps, his passion for promoting literacy has led him to pursue a second round of international service.
- Emma Merrigan (’14): Translating Skills from Classroom to Career
Bachelor of Arts Degrees in English and Spanish, Linguistics Minor
When Emma Merrigan (’14) came to Truman State University, she brought with her a love for foreign languages, and through her coursework, internship and study-abroad experiences, she turned that passion for languages into a career path.