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Lauren Pankratz finds language and leadership skills, and lifelong friendships.

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Hi all! My name is Lauren Pankratz and I graduated with my Bachelors degree in Psychology and Spanish from EKU in 2019. I am currently pursuing a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from EKU and I work for the Department of Educational Leadership and Counselor Education here on campus as a Graduate Assistant.

El Centro de Verdugo & Ríos open for online peer mentoring and tutoring

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School is back in session and your favorite tutors are here to help!

SPA Prof. Manuel Cortés Castañeda’s essay published in Theory in Action Journal.

Congratulations to EKU Spanish Associate Professor Manuel Cortés-Castañeda, who’s essay "Espejos, contradicciones y paradojas en Los espejos comunicantes, de Óscar Hahn" will be featured in the in October 2020 Special Edition: Mirrors and Labyrinths in Literature, of

Mizari Suarez discovered tough love and encouragement leads to career options close to the heart.

Mizari Suarez

The Department of Languages, Cultures, and Humanities is the epitome of faculty and staff working together for the success of EVERY student. It's not just a department within the university; it is a group of individuals who take it upon themselves to advocate and fight for students.

Andrea Patiño found more than employment through her degree in Spanish Teaching

    “The Department of Languages, Cultures, and Humanities is more than an academic department; it is where a student can grow and achieve their goals. For me, it is a place where I found what my goals were, and achieved them. I was able to learn about culture and language more than I thought I would and use that to figure out what I wanted to achieve after college.

Tristan Garner's experience in his BA in Spanish leads to Graduate School

Tristan Garner

   "The Spanish program at EKU provided me with so much experience and knowledge that made me feel so much more excited for the future. From the diverse content to the plethora of opportunities to learn and practice, the program truly changed my experience with the language and the surrounding cultures.

Bailey Spalding's Spanish studies and study abroad paves the way for opportunities.

Bailey Spalding

     "The Spanish program at EKU opened up a world of possibilities for me! I discovered a passion for language learning and cultural exploration in my introductory Spanish classes, and I was introduced to young people and faculty who shared that passion.

FCC 210 Introduction to U.S. Latino Studies offered this Fall 2020

FCC 210 Intro to US Latino Studies offered this Fall 2020

Latinas/os are the fastest growing population in the United States, creating a multilayered phenomenon that impacts all sectors of our society. This course on U.S. Latinx Studies offers an introduction to key topics and perspectives on the impact Latino/as have in the U.S.

Fall 2020 Tuesdays from 6:00-8:45 pm.

FCC 210 satisfies GEN Ed Block 3B

Taught in English.

SPA Major Spencer Chowning reflects on his life and career abroad in Spain.

EKU Spanish Major Spencer Chowning

Since 2018, I have been living and working in Madrid, Spain as an Auxiliar de Conversación, as an English Language Assistant. I worked for the Ministry of Education in the Bilingual Program. This program assigns its participants in public schools throughout Spain to allow students to learn English from a native speaker.

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