Some of Our German Alumni

Jake ShearerJake Shearer, BA in German, Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Studies, UH Mānoa, 2017

Teaching German at Kalani High School, Honolulu.

Nancy LeNancy Lê, BA in German and Psychology, UH Mānoa, 2016

MA in Second Language Studies, UH Mānoa, 2018.

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Germany, 2018-2019.

Ryan PittingerRyan Pittinger, BA in German, UH Mānoa, 2015

Landed his dream job as a flight attendant in 2017!
Working for Alaska Airlines, based in Los Angeles.

Jesse ShiromaJesse Shiroma, BA in German and History, UH Mānoa, 2014

CBYX Scholarship (1-year scholarship to study and apprentice in Germany), 2012-2013.
Apprenticeship at Hohner GmbH in Germany (accordion construction and repair).
Currently, a full-time musician with Streetlight Cadence.

Kyra HoweKyra Howe, BA in German and Anthropology, UH Mānoa, 2013

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Austria, 2014-2015.
Scholarship to pursue MA in German and European Studies, Georgetown University, beginning Fall 2018.

Elena MoserElena Moser, BS in Zoology and BA in German, UH Mānoa, 2013

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), UC Davis, 2017.
Currently working as an Associate Veterinarian at an animal hospital in Tampa, Florida.

Blair West, B.A. in German, UH Mānoa, 2010Blair West

Pursuing German M.A. in Jena, Germany, 2018.
Working as a German-English Translator.
Teaching and mentoring American High School Exchange Students.

Alvin MagallaneAlvin Magallanes, BA in German, UH Mānoa, 2008

BS in Civil Engineering, 2013.
MS in Civil Engineering, 2017.
Project Engineer at Swinerton Builders, 2018-present.