Category Archives: Student News

HISP / AY 2019-2020 Edition of Hispanews Magazine

Dear HISP & Friends, It is with great pride that I present you with the latest edition of the official magazine of Hispanic Studies, Hispanews. As you will see, we packed a lot into this past academic year of 2019-2020. Thanks to all who participated in our many activities—students, teachers and friends. Truly, things wouldn’t […]

HISP Student Focus for March 2020: Ms. Brandy del Río

Ms. Brandy del Río (’20) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for March, 2020. A Spanish minor, with a major in English, Brandy keeps herself quite occupied, being associated with such departmental organizations as the Hispanic Latino Club, as well as with others on campus, including the Vegan Club, the Alliance for Planet Earth and the […]

HispaCasts: Episode 11, Alumnus Will Davis (CofC Class of 2016)

Click the playbar below to hear the 11th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Will Davis  – January 31, 2020 Dr. Michael Gómez, Chair of Hispanic Studies, interviews CofC alumnus Will Davis (2016) to discuss his post-CofC education in International Relations at the Johns Hopkins School of […]

Alumni Corner: Christin Stewart, ’11 – Spanish Beyond the Classroom

Dear HISP Students, Faculty & Friends, I thought that I would pass along a link to Hispanic Studies’ Alumni Corner: http://spanish.cofc.edu/alumni-corner/index.php As you will see from looking through the included biographies, Hispanic Studies’ graduates have become involved in many fascinating fields—from public health, to education, to medicine and business, etc.—since finishing their respective degrees. In […]

Dr. Joseph Weyers’s Article to Appear in Hispania

Dear HISP & Friends, I am pleased to announce that Joseph Weyers’s study, “Linguistic attitudes among Antioquian (Colombia) teachers: Vos and its role in education,” has been accepted for publication in Hispania. Please join me in offering Dr. Weyers a hearty congratulations for this considerable achievement. Un saludo cordial, Mike Gómez

HISP Student Focus for February 2020: Mr. Aman Paintlia

Mr. Aman Paintlia (’20) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for February 2020.  A double major in Biology and Spanish–with a minor in Linguistics to boot–Aman is the embodiment of a well-rounded, liberal arts education. Within the context of his studies of language, Mr. Paintlia has distinguished himself both through his being accepted into the ranks […]

Hispanic Studies, Student Focus for January 2020: Ms. Elizabeth Edmunds

  HISP’s Student Focus for January 2020 is Ms. Elizabeth Edmunds.  Ms. Edmunds, a major in Elementary Education and Spanish, has formed an important part of Hispanic Studies since 2018, when she began contributing her talents as a Peer Educator within the departmental Basic Spanish Language conversational supplement. Besides honing her pedagogical and linguistic chops […]

HispaCasts: Episode 10, Alumnus Justin Lyons (CofC Class of 2014)

Click the playbar below to hear the 10th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Justin Lyons – November 2019   Dr. Michael Gómez, Chair of Hispanic Studies, interviews CofC alumnus Justin Lyons (2014) to discuss his experience at the College of Charleston as a Spanish major and […]

Hispanic Studies, Student Focus for December 2019: Mr. Bryson Cook

Mr. Bryson Cook (Class of 2022) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for December 2019. Pursuing an impressive triple major course of study in Public Health (B.S.), Exercise Science (B.S.) and Spanish [with a focus in Linguistics] (B.A.), as well as a minor in Medical Humanities, Mr. Cook still finds time to lead an active life […]