Spanish News

570 million total speakers. 480 million native speakers. Twenty countries. One language. Spanish is the world’s second-most-popular language, and here you’ll discover the stories of Temple students who pursue its study. Follow their paths and contact us if you have a story you feel should be shared here. Temple’s Spanish program explores the linguistics, cultures and literature of Spanish-speaking peoples. Students learn to clearly communicate in both verbal and written form a language that is growing in usage domestically and abroad at an astounding rate. Our professors prepare students for their journeys ahead with careers in translation, business, law, healthcare and much more.

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Originally from Pennsylvania, Asmaa Abdullah spent 17 years living in Saudi Arabia before returning home. At Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts, she’s continued expanding her already broad worldview and setting herself up for her future.

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Mike Sylvanovich is a senior majoring in Criminal Justice and getting ready to start his fifth internship in the spring. Mike shares why he’s tried so many different internships, how he’s landed them and explains why other students should follow his lead.

Liliana Velasquez survived a perilous journey from Guatemala to the United States. Last Wednesday, she told her story, now a book called Sueños y Pesadillas (Dreams and Nightmares), with CLA Spanish students.

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Here’s what our eight Fulbright winners for 2018 had to say about Temple University and their awards.

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Anna Manogue and Paige Hill captured two of Temple University’s six 2018 Livingstone Awards for outstanding undergraduate research projects.

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