Students and faculty participate in German immersion conference

Jun 05, 2015

Nine North Central College students participated in the third annual Northern Illinois College Immersion Day of German April 18 hosted by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). More than 150 students and instructors of German from the area attended the event at College of DuPage.

Karina Duncker-Hoffmann, North Central College lecturer in English and German, helped organize and present at the conference.

This year’s topic was The New Europe—Unity in Diversity. Duncker-Hoffmann’s presentation was titled “A Journey Through Europe.” In addition to various workshops, AATG president Mohamed Esa gave an address on the topic of Islam in Europe and a forum featured students from participating institutions and representatives of the German American Chamber of Commerce.

The North Central students who attended are:

Joshua Beck, a freshman majoring in organizational communication and German
Michelle Chlebowski, a senior majoring in organizational communication
Tyler Drozd, a sophomore majoring in Spanish and German
Hunter Jones-LeDuc, a freshman majoring in German and Japanese
Brittany Kancauski, a senior majoring in German
Katherine Kucko, a sophomore majoring in German and economics
Jonathon Miller, a senior majoring in German
Alex Moerer, a sophomore majoring in theatre and broadcast communication
Lilian Yood, a sophomore majoring in German