Click the link below to hear the 7th episode of HispaCasts created in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team.
Dr. Del Mastro with Esther Ferguson
Episode 7 – Esther Ferguson – June 18, 2019
Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro, Chair of Hispanic Studies, interviews Esther Ferguson, philanthropist, community leader and founder of the College of Charleston’s program in Trujillo, to share Esther’s story behind her and her late husband James Ferguson’s donation of their historic properties in Trujillo, Spain to the College of Charleston in 1996.
Due to the exemplary generosity of the Hispanic Studies Advisory Board, the inaugural Hispanic Studies Trujillo Scholarship for spring 2020 is now open for applications. See the official website:
This latest initiative in the Department of Hispanic Studies is made possible by the vision and hard work of the very active and dedicated Hispanic Studies Advisory Board members, guidance from the School of Languages, Cultures & World Affairs Dean’s Office, feedback from faculty in Hispanic Studies, and input from the scholarship selection committee members.
The scholarship webpage provides the downloadable application form with a September 15, 2019 submission deadline.