Story Categories: Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Cinco 16x9
May 5, 2016
Professor Margarita Sanchez American immigrants from Mexico, and their descendants, are one of the fastest-growing segments of the population, according to the latest U.S. census — a fact that comes to mind especially as May 5, Cinco de Mayo, rolls around. Many Americans think of Cinco de Mayo mainly [...] Keep reading →
Margarita, Katica 16x9
January 13, 2016
Wagner College modern-language professors Margarita Sánchez and Katica Urbanc are the authors of a new Spanish textbook, “Retratos: Arte y sociedad en Latinoamérica y España,” published by Focus, an imprint of the Hackett Publishing Company. Professors Sánchez and Urbanc got together recently [...] Keep reading →
October 22, 2014
On Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Foundation Hall's Manzulli Boardroom, please join Comite Ñani Migrante for a seminar entitled “Transnational Families: Staten Island & San Jerónimo Xayacatlán.” The program will address the mutual needs of Port Richmond immigrants from San Jerónimo, [...] Keep reading →
Molly Delbridge 16x9
May 6, 2014
Graduating senior Molly Delbridge of Mission Viejo, Cal., will be Wagner College’s next Peace Corps Volunteer. Delbridge, an anthropology and Spanish major, will serve as a health resource volunteer in Belize. Delbridge has had substantial student experiences with the kind of work she will be doing [...] Keep reading →
Kellie Profile 16x9
April 4, 2014
On Monday Kellie Griffith, a graduating Wagner College senior from Riverhead, New York, got the news she’s been waiting for since last September: She has won a highly selective Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Ecuador, where she will work as an English Teaching Assistant next year. According to the [...] Keep reading →
130320 Noelle DeNome et al 16x9
May 14, 2013
This spring, Wagner College nursing students Elizabeth Harrington and Noelle DeNome worked with other students in the Evelyn L. Spiro School of Nursing and the other health disciplines to develop wellness programs — in Spanish — for families at El Centro del Inmigrante, a member of Wagner College’s [...] Keep reading →