Entries tagged with ‘lalacs’

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Hispanic Heritage Month/ Mes de la Hispanidad:

Hispanic Heritage Month/ Mes de la Hispanidad: Below are events related to the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in October! Come and have fun, get involved, and learn about the Hispanic World! Several of these events are to kick-off our new major! On campus/in Saint Peter Saturday, October 6, 9am-12pm, South Mall: LALACS Soccer Cup (in […]

Rachel Chase, first LALACS major at Gustavus!

GUSTIE OF THE WEEK!  Rachel Chase, our first major!  This is a great article about a wonderful person and a dedicated student. Thank you, Rachel, for being our first major!

NEW J-term 2013!! Study about the Haitian Diaspora in Miami

The Haitian Diaspora: Surviving and Thriving in Miami Are you interested in Haiti but not ready to make a trip abroad? Join Assistant Professor of Geography, Anna Versluis, as she and her class spend January 2013 living and studying in Miami’s own Little Haiti. Discover a Miami you never knew. Photo courtesy of Mark Diamond […]

Summit of the Americas

Cartagena, Colombia, is ready to host the 6th summit of the Americas that will gather 33 heads of state, including President Obama, on the 14 and 15 of April, 2012. The five topics on the agenda cover a wide range of regional interests from security issues to efforts on poverty reduction. However, different participating countries […]

Meet Avery Wallace: LALACS Minor

Hi! My name is Avery Wallace and I am from Madison, Wisconsin. I am currently a sophomore Spanish and History double major with a LALACS minor. When I am not studying you might find me practicing in the pool. I am on the Gustavus Swim team which takes up a good chunk of my time […]

OLAS Brings Brazilian Carnival to Gustavus!

  On Sunday, February 26th a 12 person Brazilian band under the direction of Robert Everest will be performing in Alumni Hall. The featured singer is well-known Bahian sensation: Dandara. They will all be performing over the weekend in full-fledged carnival-style in the Cities. For more information check out: Carnaval Brasileiro.         […]

Check out the “Living La Vida” exhibit in Ramsey County

“Living La Vida” is an exhibit that traces the lives of Mexican American immigrants in Ramsey County, Minnesota. The exhibit was developed by Historian Leila Albert. The exhibit is in English and Spanish and runs through August 2012. For more information see: Living La Vida Exhibit Where? Ramsey County Historical Society Exhibit Gallery Landmark Center, […]

Meet Taylor Logeais: LALACS Minor

Hi, my name is Taylor Logeais and I am from Minnetonka, Minnesota. I am a double major in Political Science and Spanish with minors in LALACS and Peace Studies. Clearly, I have a wide range of interests but they all manage to connect with one another! In addition to my studies, I am kept busy […]

Cultural Sensitivity: Important for Future Leaders

The Harvard Business Review states that in the future cultural sensitivity will be a more important characteristic for leaders than pure intellectual ability. [A] survey of more than 500 top MBAs found that on average they had worked in four countries prior to entering graduate school and expect to work in five more in the […]

Meet Amanda Olson: LALACS Minor

My name is Amanda Olson and I am a senior Biology major with minors in Spanish and LALACS. I am a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and the Gustavus Wind Orchestra. I hope to one day take my love of Biology and Spanish and live/work in Latin America. I can never get enough of […]