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May 02, 2018
As the academic year of 17-18 comes to a close we asked our class of 2018 what they would be doing next year. We have been privileged to know these students. Congratulations Class of 2018 URise!...
April 28, 2018
Spanish majors Stephen Lunde and James Flaherty presenting at the NETA Conference (New England Translators Association) at UMASS Boston this past Saturday. They were part of a panel organized by...
October 17, 2017
Regina Galasso, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese studies in the department of languages, literatures and cultures, has been named director of the Translation Center....
“There’s so much you can learn from your own heritage. Embrace your own ethnicity, embrace your upbringing, don’t shy away from it.”
Kelibeth Resto-Albelo is an alumna from Springfield, MA. She was born in Puerto Rico and was raised by a Puerto Rican family. As a Spanish major, Kelibeth was able to incorporate her heritage into her studies and supplement her bilingualism with professional skills.
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