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EKU Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi National Honor Society to Initiate 2020 class of Spanish majors

Sigma Delta Pi Initiation ceremony Nov. 19th

The Eta Mu chapter of the Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society will initiate it's 2020 class of Spanish majors on November 19th via their 1st virtual ceremony since it's beginning in 1973 on EKU's campus.  Proudly boosting over 250 members, SDP's purpose is to honor those who attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language and the literature

EKU Spanish/Anthropology Graduate Riley Colson bridges languages & cultures in Dry Ridge

Riley Colson

Hola! I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to give you a little life update. I thought I would write because my Anthropology and Spanish degrees from EKU make so much sense now and I wanted to share.

Jeniffer Paxtle Granjeno exemplifies the persona of Diversity Scholar

Jeniffer Paxtle Granjeno

Jeniffer Paxtle Granjeno grew up in Hidalgo Mexico and immigrated with her family to Kentucky in 2009. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 2018 as a first-generation student. She earned her BA in Spanish with a minor in Mathematics.

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

Lauren Pankratz_2020

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

El Centro flyer

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.

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