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.

2017 faculty retirees

Faculty, staff and alumni gathered in Shusterman Hall to honor retiring faculty members and the recipients of College of Liberal Arts Teaching Awards.

Oct 26, 2016

The Rain in Taitung

Nicholas Gareca

As a Fulbright scholar and English teaching assistant in Taiwan, Nicholas Gareca (CLA '16) is bringing everything from Audrey Hepburn to acoustic guitar into the classroom.

Image of alumni Alexandra Forcucci

Alexandra M. Forcucci (CLA '15) graduated Magna Cum Laude  with a double major in Spanish, and Risk Management and Insurance. Alexandra (Ali) works as Commercial Property Underwriting Analyst at AIG’s global headquarters, the No. 1 commercial insurer in the U.S. Commercial Property Underwriters in the Large Limits function leverage AIG's global position to provide coverage for accounts with $750 million of total insurable assets and up.

Image of alumni Amy Contant

Amy Contant (CLA '13), double major in Spanish Language Literature & Linguistics, and Speech Language Hearing Sciences. University of Oviedo, Spring 2011. Amy attended graduate school at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and earned a masters degree in Communication Disorders in May 2015. After graduating from UMass Amy backpacked through Europe with friends, and had the opportunity to explore Amsterdam, Belgium, Berlin, Prague and Budapest. Amy has plans to travel as much as possible in her free time, including a return trip to Oviedo.