WKU Modern Languages Student Clubs
Joining a language club offers numerous benefits. Language clubs provide an opportunity to immerse oneself in the language and culture being studied, allowing for more comprehensive learning and understanding. Language clubs are full of social opportunities to meet other students who share similar interests while helping students practice and improve language skills outside of the classroom.
Joining a language club can also enhance one's resume and future career prospects, as proficiency in multiple languages is increasingly valued in the workforce.
Advisor Email: Professor Yertty.Vandermolen@wku.edu
The Spanish Club is open to any Western Kentucky University student interested in the Spanish language and Hispanic culture. The club provides several social opportunities in which students can practice speaking Spanish, such as fiestas and cultural dance lessons. It also provides opportunities to interact with the local Hispanic community.
Weekly, many members hone their language skills and help the community by teaching English as a Second language classes. In addition, the Spanish Club is highly involved with community service activities targeted at the Hispanic community, such as item drives for needy families, health clinics, and assisting local Hispanic organizations.
The Spanish Club also encourages cultural understanding and educates its members and others through cultural activities and by participating in Bowling Green's annual International Festival downtown.
The Spanish Club is looking for students interested in becoming a member of the Club. This is a great opportunity to get involved with a very active student Club and practice your Spanish skills. Anybody that is interested contact the Department of Modern Languages for more details.
Advisor Email: Ke.Peng@wku.edu, PhD
The WKU Chinese Club is a non-profit organization for all students and scholars who are interested in Chinese language and culture. We believe in teaching and learning with fun. We strive to promote intercultural competence and international awareness among students and scholars through holistic learning experiences and activities.
Our goal is to engage Chinese learners and promote intercultural competence on campus. Under the supervision of WKU Chinese Major & Minor Program, we aim to build one of the many community-centered programs at WKU to support student success. The WKU Chinese Club has a prolific record of organizing fun and engaging events. Our past cultural events have included both craft-making activities (such as writing calligraphy, knot-tying, paper-folding, and painting Peking Opera masks) and experiential learning activities (such as Tea Ceremonies, Dumpling Parties, Voice of WKU Chinese Singing Competition, Karaoke Night and Chinese Film Exhibitions).