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WSU launches Spanish language website — lost in translation no more
January 25, 2018

By Linda Weiford, WSU News        

PULLMAN, Wash. – Retail giant Amazon recently launched a Spanish language website. Meanwhile, the Latino pop song “Despacito” made history for being the most streamed track of all time. Two examples of the escalating visibility of Español in the 21st century.

May 20-21: WSU orientation for Spanish-speaking students
May 11, 2017

WSU La Bienvenida 2016By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will provide a Spanish-speaking orientation program for new students and their families on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, on the Pullman campus.

WSU Full-Immersion Spanish Institute starts June 15
June 8, 2016

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WENATCHEE, Wash. – A four-week Spanish immersion class beginning Wednesday, June 15, is designed for school, state agency and law enforcement personnel, as well as those who want to increase their fluency in the Spanish language and cultures.

March 24: Alum speaks on Nobel winner Mario Vargas Llosa
March 23, 2015

By Peggy Perkins, Honors College

WilliamsPULLMAN, Wash. – “A Nobel Laureate’s Journey: Stockholm via Pullman,” about the life and works of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa, will be presented by Washington State University alumnus Raymond L. Williams at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the Honors Hall Lounge at Washington State University.

WSU Extension Full Immersion Spanish institute honored
March 22, 2006

WSU Extension’s Full Immersion Spanish Institute has received a Recognition of Excellence Award for Innovations in Outreach and Engagement from the University Continuing Education Association.The program was developed by Randy de Mars, coordinator of the WSU North Central Washington Learning Center in Wenatchee. The Full Immersion Spanish Institute is now offered at four other centers around the state.”Dr. Eloy Gonzalez, professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures at WSU, has strongly supported the program providing connections with highly skilled and enthusiastic instructors who direct, teach and facilitate the program,” de Mars said.The institute, started in 1998, is a comprehensive … » More …