Texas Tech Celebrates Spanish Day

The national collegiate Hispanic honor society will host a forum to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month.

WHAT: “The Role of the Spanish Language in Shaping the Future of the United States” forum, hosted by the national collegiate Hispanic honor society Sigma Delta Pi.

WHEN: 2-3 p.m. today (Sept. 15)

WHERE: Room 001, Education Building

EVENT: Six panelists will attend the forum to speak about the role of the Spanish language in the United States.

Panelists include:

  • Diego Pascual y Cabo, assistant professor of Spanish
  • Josh de la Rosa Prada, instructor of Spanish
  • Erika Zavala, doctoral student, Bilingual Education

Gayle Jeffers, president of Sigma Delta Pi, will moderate the forum.

CONTACT: Comfort Pratt, associate professor, Bilingual Education, College of Education, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5710 or


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