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Texas Tech to Celebrate Spanish Day With Forum

Kristen Barton

September 14, 2016

The Sigma Delta Pi Honor Society will host a forum for Hispanic Heritage Month.

WHAT: Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, will host a forum to celebrate Spanish Day. The forum is "Spanish: An Essential Skill for American Students."

The panel will include Michael Martinez, a doctoral candidate in classical and modern languages and literatures, who will discuss why more American students need to study Spanish. James Haney, a senior classical and modern languages student and Gayle Jeffers, a doctoral student in bilingual education, who will discuss what an American needs to do to speak Spanish.

There will be a reception after the forum and it is open to the public.

WHEN: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 15)

WHERE: Room 352 College of Education

CONTACT: Comfort Pratt, associate professor, Department of Teacher Education, College of Education, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5710 or c.pratt@ttu.edu 


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