Archive for Angelique Dwyer

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Meet LALACS Minors

Meet our LALACS minors on campus: Jordan Almen ’14 Jordan Brunsberg ’12 Andi Doebler ’14 Emery Ellingson ’12 Kiki Engen ’13 Lora Felix ’13 Abbie Goedert ’12 Jennifer Hernández ’13 Annabel Landaverde ’12 Taylor Logeais ’14 Whitney O’Connell ’12 Amanda Olson ’12 Mela Shah ’12 Ian Shay ’13 Avery Wallace ’14 LALACS Alumni: Chaz Brown […]

Meet Whitney O’Connell, LALACS Minor

Hola! I’m Whitney O’Connell, a senior hailing from Excelsior, MN. When I graduate in May 2012 I will have degrees in Spanish and Honors History and a minor in LALACS. I participate in several organizations on campus including; Gustie Greeters, Theta Xi Gamma, volunteering at the Hoffmann Center (a treatment center for juvenile sex offenders) […]

LALACS Creates Controversy with Alma López

Los Angeles based digital artist, activist and director Alma López was on campus November 8-10, 2011. The lecture, screening of “I Love Lupe,” book signing and reception was a huge hit, gathering an audience of close to 200 students, faculty and staff. The poster-making process created a lengthy debate amongst heads of different GAC departments. […]

Meet Emery Ellingson, LALACS Minor

Hello! My name is Emery Ellingson and I am a senior geography major and LALACS minor from Platteville, WI. This fall semester I am studying abroad in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Until this fall I had never been outside the United States so studying abroad has certainly been a fantastic experience. As a […]

Ofrenda: Day of the Dead Celebratory Ceremony

The students of SPA 320 (Spanish American Culture), OLAS (Orgullo Latino Association), MOSAIC, CROSSROADS and Zeta Chi Pi invite you to take part in “Ofrenda: Day of the Dead Celebratory Ceremony.” The celebration begins with a candle lit processional from the Campus Center at 7:00 p.m. to Christ Chapel. The chapel will be decorated with […]

OLAS Makes Sugar Skulls for Day of the Dead

Last Wednesday, October 26th, 2011, OLAS (Orgullo Latino Association) and Crossroads held a workshop at the International Center kitchen and lounge. Students, faculty and staff were invited to decorate a sugar skull, a Mexican tradition that is part of the Day of the Dead celebration. Bowls of M & M’s, cinnamon sweets, gum drops and […]

LALACS Spring 2012 Courses

Let me know if you have questions about any of these courses! ART-265-001 Maya and Mexican Art, Linnea Wren HIS-160-001 Intro to Latin America, Sujay Rao HIS 265-001 Mexican American History, Sujay Rao GEG-222-001 Central America / Caribbean, Robert Douglas S/A-243-001 Globalization, Suzanne Wilson SPA-280-001 Literature in Spanish, Kurt Irvin SPA-280-002 Literature in Spanish, Angelique […]

Meet Abbie Goedert, LALACS Minor

Hello! My name is Abbie Goedert and I am a senior International Management Major and LALACS minor at Gustuvus. I am originally from Chaska, MN and now I coach dance team for Chaska High School. (Go Hawks!) On campus, I have been an academic assistant for the Econ/Mgmt department for the past two semesters. I […]

Increasing Economic Ties with Latin America

In a meteoric session on Wednesday, October 12 2011, US Congress approved trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama that had been languishing for years. While the pact with South Korea is expected to have the largest impact on the United States economy, the three agreements are considered a victory for the present administration. […]

Meet Jennifer Hernández, LALACS minor

My name is Jennifer Hernandez and I’m a Junior International Management major and LALACS / Spanish double minor. I’m originally from San Salvador, El Salvador but I came to the U.S. when I was thirteen. Before moving to my new home – Bloomington, Minnesota – I grew up living in a house on the foothills […]