Knox graduates who have studied one or more foreign languages use their skills in a variety of fields.
Specialist, United States Army, Mount Vernon, Illinois. Kim Speidel '99. Spanish and Biology major.
Professor of Spanish and Colonial Latin American Literature, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California. Jennifer Eich '81. Modern Languages major.
Account Manager, Liberty Mutual, Boston, Massachusetts. Lynn Erb-Newton '89.
Grants Manager, Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, Chicago, Illinois. Wilson Garcia '94.
Parent Education Coordinator, Stop Child Abuse Now of Northern Virginia, Alexandria, Virginia. Shannon May '07. Business and Management and Psychology minors.
Assistant Professor, Intermediate Spanish, Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois. Rogelia Lily Ibarra '01.
Vice President of Client Services, San Jose Group, Chicago, Illinois. Katey Key '89. Spanish and Sociology major.
Interpreter, School of Linguistics, Besançon, France. Laura Bennet-Jacquey '96. Spanish and French major.
Teacher, Spanish as a Second Language, Teach for America, Cicero, Illinois. Maria Luna '05.
Freelance Editor, Needham, Massachusetts. Sheila McIntosh '82.
Manager, Old Sourdough Studios, Healy, Alaska. Hana Lewicki '07.
Coordinator for Bilingual, ESL, and Foreign Languages, North Shore School District, Highland Park, Illinois. Melissa Wolf '84.
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois. Jesse Denise Dixon '89.
Director, Inlingua Idiomes, Principality of Andorra and Board Member, inlingua International, Bern, Switzerland. Ferran Costa '94.
Peace Corps Volunteer, Paraguay. Michael Dooley '09.
Youth Worker, Chicago Youth Centers, Chicago, Illinois. Michelle Empey '01. Spanish and Black Studies major.
Editorial Coordinator, Prous Science Publishers, Barcelona, Spain. Michelle Tracy '92.
Bilingual Teacher, School District 65, Chicago, Illinois. Carol S. Clay '84.
Spanish Teacher, Girls Leadership Academy. Rebecca Halonen '05.
Medical Interpreter, Portland, Oregon. Jeanne Layman '00.
Volunteer and Community Education Coordinator, Volunteers of America of Oregon, Portland, Oregon. Angela Schultz '98.
Bilingual Counselor and Advocate, Family Shelter Service, Wheaton, Illinois. Sarah Schantz '05.
Teaching Assistant, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. Martha Camargo '07.
Sales Associate, Career Builder.com, Chicago, Illinois. Megan Dwyer '07. Latin American Studies minor.
A Knox College graduate and vice president of development at the Greater Peoria Business Alliance, Jim Lynch is among the young leaders recognized by InterBusiness Issues magazine.
Known for his plain, direct translations of ancient works, the scholar meets with students and reads from his translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.
In Knox College classroom visits and a lecture, John Hooper of The Economist magazine and The Guardian newspaper describes some of his experiences covering news in Spain, Italy, and elsewhere.