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language educator

Ocie Arlene Kilgus, American language educator. Named Professor of Year, McPherson College, 2004. Volunteer tutor English as Second Language; volunteer Match Two program Hutchinson Correctional Facility, volunteer arts project; volunteer prison visitation and support Williamsport, Pennsylvania; Member of Kansas World Language Association, Modern Language Association, Rotary, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

Kilgus, Ocie Arlene was born on January 8, 1962 in Muncy, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of J. Dick and Margareth Kilgus.

Education

Associate, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, 1991. Bachelor in Spanish and History, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1993. Master of Arts in Spanish, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1996.

Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 2005.

Career

Teaching assistant Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1993—1996. Visiting instructor Spanish Lycoming College, 1995—2009. Assistant professor McPherson College, Kansas, 1999—2004, associate professor, since 2005.

Presenter in field; Spanish interpreter Fedl. Judge Malcolm Muir, 1998—1999. Facilitator, interpreter Muncy State Correctional Institution, Pennsylvania, 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Book reviewer: Journal of the West, 2006.

Membership

Volunteer tutor English as Second Language. Volunteer Match Two program Hutchinson Correctional Facility, volunteer arts project. Volunteer prison visitation and support Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Member of Kansas World Language Association, Modern Language Association, Rotary, Phi Alpha Theta.

Connections

father:
J. Dick

mother:
Margareth Kilgus