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Members of RGV German Club are (front row, from left) Writing and Languages Lecturer Jill Twark, Sabrina Graf, Adriana Saenz, Karen Cardenas, Stephania Montes de Oca, Emily Jimenez, Mariah Vergara, Natalia Davila, Valeria Jaramillo and Madison Burkott. Middle row: Ruth Aranda, Adriana Castillo, Keila Valdes, Eduardo López, Oscar Gonzalez, Juan N. Zamora, Aaron Mendoza, Julian Garcia and Franco Gonzalez. Back row: Accounting Professor Arno Forst, Kevin Martinez, Francisco Arozena, Sebastian Gawenda, Leonardo Sosa, Samantha Torres, Ezra Meza, David López, Samuel Molina and Christopher Alanis. Ana Cahuiche/The Rider

Name: RGV German Club

Purpose: To educate and inform members about the German language and culture. In addition, the organization hosts events and fundraisers in order to unite members and collect funds for scholarships to study abroad.

President: Natalia Davila

Vice President: Emily Jimenez

Secretary: Christopher Alanis

Treasurer: Adriana Castillo

Historian: Samantha Torres

General Officer: David Lopez

Adviser: Assistant Accounting Professor Arno Forst

Activities: The organization held a German music spring concert and is preparing to host its first Oktoberfest. Other activities include social gatherings and German movie showings.

Awards: Two study abroad scholarships for organization members.

Meetings: 12:15-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Sabal Hall 2.102 on the Brownsville campus

Membership requirements: Open to all majors.

For more information, email: Davila at natalia.davila01@utrgv.edu.

–Compiled by Ana Cahuiche


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