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Notable Alumni


Our graduates are in high demand 

The ability to communicate effectively is a highly desirable skill – and it’s a skill that is valued in every field and industry, from translation and education to law, nonprofit, international business and medicine, to name just a few. Whatever your career goal, a degree from the Department of Languages, Cultures and Communication will give you an edge and set you apart from the competition. 

What can you do with a degree from the Department of Languages, Cultures and Communication? Take a look at what some of our graduates have accomplished.

Dr. Bonita Jacobs, Class of ’71 and ‘73 
President, University of North Georgia

Dr. Bonita Jacobs, Class of ’71 and ‘73 

Dr. Bonita Jacobs holds a Bachelor of Science in Spanish and a Master of Education in counseling from SFA, and she earned her doctorate in educational administration from Texas A&M University. Her career in higher education began right here at SFA, where she quickly worked her way from student affairs counselor to director of the Residence Life Department. Before she was hired for her position as President of the University of North Georgia, she served in leadership roles at Western Carolina University and the University of North Texas. She is a founder of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students, and she is the author of a book titled The College Transfer Student in America: The Forgotten Student.



Department of Languages, Cultures and Communication

Dugas Liberal Arts North 
Room 235

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13042, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962