Our Graduates in French

Katelyn MacKenzie, ’08, earned a French Government Teaching Assistantship to teach English language and culture in France. As part of her award, she worked at the French Embassy in Quimper, France, before returning to the U.S. and earning a Certificate in Publishing at the Summer Publishing Institute of New York University. She currently works as the reprint production supervisor for Workman Press in New York.

New College is proud of  our many graduates in French. Here's a look at what some of them are up to today:

 • Barbara Ceo is a speech pathologist and the president/owner of Aim Therapy in Sarasota.

Nicholas Eversole is assistant vice chancellor in the Human Health Sciences department at University of California, Davis.

Robin Gruber is Freedom of Information Act coordinator at the National Institutes of Health.

Adriel Harris is a lawyer with the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Holly Herrick is associate artistic director at the Austin Film Society. Prior to that, she served in a number of capacities at the Sarasota Film Festival.

Lars Peterson is a lawyer at Foley & Lardner LLP in the firm’s bankruptcy & business reorganizations and business litigation & dispute resolution practices.

Tracy Rahn is director of markets and international banking at The Royal Bank of Scotland.

Sample of Graduate Schools Attended by NCF Students in French

• Yale University
• Columbia University
• Duke University
• Georgetown University
• New York University
• University of California, Berkeley
• University of Chicago
• University of Florida
• University of Iowa
• University of Michigan
• University of Virginia

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New College has a strong record of placing students in prestigious French Government Teaching Assistantships. Since 2007, 17 New College students have traveled to France for post-graduation work as part of this program.

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