Alpha Mu Gamma Modern Languages Honor Society Inducts New Members

Chris J. Jochum
assistant professor of Spanish and foreign language education, 308.865.8675

Alpha Mu Gamma, a national modern languages honor society at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, inducted eight new members earlier this month.

“Alpha Mu Gamma is a national organization that supports the study of foreign languages in colleges and universities,” said Dr. Chris Jochum, UNK assistant professor of Spanish and foreign languages. “One of the biggest benefits to membership is being able to take advantage of various scholarships, such as study abroad.” The honor society has been on the UNK campus since 1967.

The group has participated in sponsoring a book sale, assisting with Foreign Language Day, and raising money for disaster relief funds in Central and South America.

To become a member, students must have an overall grade point average of a 3.0 (a “B” average) or higher and have earned an “A” in two college-level classes in the same language.

Laura Ceron of Omaha is the president this semester. The Alpha Mu Gamma inductees, and the languages they study, are listed alphabetically by hometown:

Cambridge-Brittany Brown, Spanish
Crete-Samantha Bohl, Spanish
Hastings– Alexandra Zysset, Spanish
Kearney-Amanda Huerta, Spanish
Papillion-Stephanie Burwell, French

            SOUTH DAKOTA
Burke-Brandi Heyden, Spanish