Trey Coury

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Major: B.S. in Chemistry with a Concentration in Materials Science
Minors: Japanese Language & Culture; Global Trade and Commerce Studies

I started working for Epic systems, a computer software company in Madison, WI, a few months after graduation.

Jacob Blackwell

blackwellYear of graduation: 2013
Double Majors: Health & Exercise Science, Chinese Language & Culture
Minor: Chemistry

Currently I am a rising second year medical student at Wake Forest School or Medicine. Over the past summer I spent my time in over 20 different cities in China traveling, shadowing doctors, assisting with operations, and studying the health care system of China. As an executive in the WFSoM Global Health Interest Group and the Integrative Medicine Interest Group, I have maintained my academic interests in the language, society, and culture of China while simultaneously studying medicine with the goal of becoming a Cardiologist. In my free time I volunteer at the Reynolda and Wake Forest Sustainability gardens, practice traditional Chinese watercolor painting, study the culinary arts, ferment wine, exercise, and play Erhu.


Jung-Ho Kim

Jung Ho KimClass of 2013
Major: History
Minor(s): Japanese Language & Culture, East Asian Studies

I am currently the Information Technology Support Technician for Forsyth County in Winston-Salem, NC. During my time in this unique position, I have been able to assist in various technology projects including migrating all the agencies’ computing environment to Windows 7, transitioning all the agencies’ application suite from Microsoft Office to Google Apps, and implementing the first ever PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy) treatment IT project in the county. Working as a government agent, especially for the city of my alma mater, allowed me the opportunity to give back to my community and spread the spirit of “Pro Humanitate” to all those in need of governmental services.

Meghan Clark

clarkYear of graduation: 2012
Majors/minors: Double major – Chinese Language & Culture, Economics

I completed GE’s Financial Management Program and now work for GE Capital Antares where I am an underwriter for sponsor finance.

Wyatt Allen

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Class of 2011
Major: Biology, Minors: Chemistry and Japanese Language & Culture

After graduating from Wake Forest I worked at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation center for 7 months. After the sea turtle hospital I moved to Rausu 羅臼町 in Hokkaido Japan to teach as an ALT for 2 years. Starting in August 2014 I will be studying law at Rutgers University-Newark School of Law.

James Churchill

churchillClass of  2011
Major:  Chinese Language & Culture

Since graduating, I have worked as a teacher of Latin, literature, and humanities at Franklin Classical School in Franklin, TN, and as a teacher of high school Chinese at Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, TN. In addition to teaching these courses, I currently coach boys competitive gymnastics in Franklin. When I’m not working, I’m studying Chinese proverbs, teaching myself other languages, reading, or writing and performing music with my band MacClelland!

James Muench

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Majors: Business Enterprise & Management / Chinese Language & Culture (with honors) double major

I have been with the Estée Lauder Companies since graduating in a variety of roles: Human Resources, Operations, Marketing and Sales. Currently I am the Account Executive responsible for $14 million of Clinique business in the New York metro area. The Estée Lauder Companies still provide me with weekly private Mandarin lessons so that I can maintain my language skills that I started at Wake Forest.

Monica Kitt

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Class of 2010
Majors: Business, Chinese Language & Culture
Minor: International Studies
Post graduation, I spent several years living in China, first in language studies for an extra year, then working with an import company. I moved back to the US and became a brand manager and China liaison for a company that sells fine minerals and gemstones. I still make it back to China a few times a year, and my language skills have been vital to getting where I am. 

Kirk Sigmon

KirkClass of 2010
Double Major: Japanese Language & Culture and English

After graduation, I went to law school, and I now work as an intellectual property litigator for Morrison & Foerster LLP in Washington, D.C.

Kendall Thornton

thorntonClass of 2010
Major: Chinese Language & Culture

Marketing enterprise tech. Past companies: and MongoDB