5/2/14 - The induction ceremony for Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honor Society) will be held at 6:00pm in HU 354. -Contact Professor Julio Torres - firstname.lastname@example.org - 3/19/14 is the deadline for applications.
5/17/14 - LLC will hold its departmental recognition ceremony for graduating students on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 330-430pm in the PAC Recital Hall. A reception will follow from 430-530 in the Futterer Lounge. The department ceremony is a complement to the University-wide commencement ceremonies offering graduates an opportunity to participate in a smaller, more intimate commencement event where each LLC graduate receives individual recognition (diplomas arrive by mail at a later date). Students must apply for their degrees through MyUAlbany: MyUAlbany>Academics>Graduation.
LLC hosted the Olympida of Spoken Russian on 3/26/14 for the 18th consecutive year. Congratulations to the finalists: Simran Rostogi (Shaker HS) and Thomas Melvin (Staten Island Technical HS), the Runner Up: Katherine Zaniewska (Staten Island Technical HS) and in the Heritage category to finalist: Gary Dreyer (Staten Island Technical HS) and Runner Up: Eric Makarov (Staten Island Technical HS). Well done!
Congratulations to PhD candidate Gabriel Guadalupe who has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Spanish (tenure-track) at Westfield State University in Massachusetts.
Kudos to the Spanish Club for donating 45 pounds of food which they collected in a Food Drive for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.