German is more than the language of Europe's largest economy. It's the gateway to a brilliant culture and rich history. We open that gateway by working closely with students in all courses and providing study-abroad programs, technological resources, and co-curricular activities.
History Prof. and Central European scholar William D. Bowman wrote a piece for the Nov. 7 Philadelphia...
Gettysburg College is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall...
This fall, Sarah Hayes and Charles “Ned” Strasbaugh will travel to Germany through the...
A double major in German Studies and
Academic Focus: Globalization studies with a concentration in Eco-tourism and German double major; environmental studies minor
Study Abroad: Heidelberg, Germany through the American Junior Year (AJY) in Spring 2008
Current Job: International Programs Advisor at Elon University
After graduation, Papay earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Germany. Papay returned to the United States and in her current position, she advises students regarding semester and summer study abroad opportunities for all over the world. One of the programs Papay currently manages is the AJY program in Heidelberg, Germany.
“Having the opportunity to not only challenge my perceptions of the world, but also recreate the lens through which I understand the world is truly invaluable. Study abroad is a means though which students can live this opportunity,” Papay said.
Like many Gettysburg students, German Studies Prof. Kerry Wallach had an interdisciplinary college major and has worked across disciplines ever since. Her primary fields are German, Jewish, and Gender Studies; the broader label Cultural Studies brings together her areas of interest.