Category Archives: Student News

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, April 2022: Mr. Luis Bravo (’22)

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, April 2022 Mr. Luis Bravo (’22) is Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for April 2022. As has been clear from previous Focus features, Hispanic Studies’ students are a diverse and talented bunch—with Mr. Luis Bravo being no exception. Within the academic context, Luis is pursuing minors in both Spanish (a language of […]

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, March 2022: Ms. Dahlia Watson (’22)

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, March 2022: Ms. Dahlia Watson (’22) Hispanic Studies is once again proud and privileged to be able to feature one of its impressive Spanish students—this time, Ms. Dahlia Watson (’22). Ms. Watson, a minor in Spanish and Linguistics, as well as a major in English, has had her share of academic […]

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, February 2022: Ms. Ellie Manucy

Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for February 2022 is Ms. Ellie Manucy (’22). A double major in Communications and Spanish, Ellie is another great example of the sort of talented, multi-faceted, globally-minded student that Hispanic Studies attracts. Besides her many activities in HISP, through which she has distinguished herself and impressed more than one faculty member, […]

HISP Student Focus, December 2021: Mr. Jerry Windhorn (’23)

HISP Student Focus, December 2021: Mr. Jerry Windhorn (’23) Hispanic Studies is proud to feature Mr. Jerry Windhorn (Class of 2023) as its Student Focus for December 2021. A recent transfer to the College of Charleston who is pursuing a B.A. in Spanish along with a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Jerry has […]

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, November 2021: Ms. Elizabeth Jane Hancock

Hispanic Studies Student Focus for October 2021 is Ms. Elizabeth Jane Hancock (’22). An Honors College student pursuing an Artium Baccalaureatus in Spanish, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Classics, Ms. Hancock has established an impressive academic record at the College of Charleston — both in and outside […]

Hispanic Studies Student Focus, October 2021: Ms. Mollie Zuyus

Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for October 2021 is Ms. Mollie Zuyus (’22). On her impressive curriculum vitae, Mollie describes herself as “a driven student”—an apt description to be sure, judging from her demanding course of study, which is split between a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in Spanish (to say nothing of her being […]

HISP Graduate Madison Crow Publishes Bachelor’s Essay

Dear HISP Faculty & Friends, Although long overdue, I wanted to pass along former student Madison Crow’s article, “‘Sí, hablo dialecto’: A Study to Identify the Presence of and Promote Pride for Indigenous Languages in Charleston, SC,” which has been published in the prestigious Southern Journal of Linguistics. The article arose from Ms. Crow’s Bachelor’s […]

Hispanic Studies Student Focus for September 2021: Ms. Emma Burton, Class of 2022

The fall semester is upon us, once again, and with it comes another installment of Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus. Featured this September of 2021 is Ms. Emma Burton (’22)—a double major in Spanish and International Studies (with a concentration in Latin America and the Caribbean), a minor in Marketing and, last but not least, a […]

HispaCasts, Episode 13 (April 12, 2021) Alumna Hallie Ritzu (Class of 2008)

Click the playbar below to hear the 13th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. Hallie Ritzu – April 12, 2021 In this episode, Dr. Mike Gómez, Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies, sits down with Ms. Hallie Ritzu (B.A. Spanish / Political Science) to discuss […]

HISP Student Focus for April 2021: Mr. Creighton Shelby (’22)

Mr. Creighton Shelby (’22) is the Hispanic Studies Student Focus for April 2021. Creighton Shelby, a Spanish Language Education major and Linguistics minor remarks, “For me, Hispanic Studies is home.” When one considers just how much of a part he plays in some of the department’s most important activities –and, thus, how much he forms […]