St. Kate’s Spanish majors speaking to one another

Using Your Degree

St. Kate's Spanish majors put their degrees to work in a variety of fields. They include:

  • Heather Hodges, former U.S. ambassador to Ecuador and Moldova
  • Liz Dickey, vice president of sales and marketing at Cohen Independent Research Group (double major Spanish and French)
  • Megan Prosen Vasatka, Spanish teaching assistant at Minnesota State University—Mankato
  • Teresa Glass, occupational therapist with Ramsey County (double major Spanish and occupational therapy)

Many of our graduates, like Emily Erickson Trevino, become Spanish teachers or language counselors at language immersion camps such as Concordia Language Villages in Bemidji, Minnesota.

Spanish minor Rebecca Pottebaum, who majored in art at St. Kate's, taught at a music school in Brazil after landing a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. She also led group adventures for TrekAmerica tours.

"I left St. Kate's with confidence, passion and determination."

— Megan Prosen, Spanish major

Graduate school

Your St. Kate's degree will open doors for advanced study in Spanish and other areas. For example:

  • Amanda Jean Ongstad is pursuing a master of social work at New Mexico Highlands University in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Annalee Tomsicek pursued graduate studies in comparative literatures and cultures at Universidad Nacional de Cordoba in Argentina. (She was also a tour leader for TrekAmerica.)