MMUF (Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship) is the centerpiece of the Mellon Foundation’s initiatives to increase diversity in the faculty ranks of institutions of higher learning.
On Tuesday April 12th and 19th, SPO faculty and staff had the pleasure of meeting prospective Princeton students and their parents who entered the large white tent on McCosh Courtyard. The enthusiasm was palpable on both sides of the table as students approached the stand attracted by the bright SPO swag.
During the opening remarks of the SPO End of Year celebration on April 20th, Rodney Lebron Rivera, was awarded the Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones Prize for excellence in teaching by Christina Lee, Director of Graduate Studies, with SPO Department Chair, Pedro Meira Monteiro, and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Javier Guerrero by her side. The...
SPO graduate student Alejandro Virue was selected as a recipient of a 2022 Graduate School Teaching Award in recognition of his work as an assistant in instruction. Teaching Awards honor graduate students who have made a significant and exceptional contribution to undergraduate teaching.
Fall 2022 Guest Speaker Series, POR 262 “Sounds and Stories: Voices in Portuguese”
On Wednesday, April 20th, students, faculty, graduate students and staff gathered at Palmer House for an End of Year Celebration!
SPO graduate alum Mauricio Acuña has been appointed an Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Dartmouth College. Prior to his tenure-track appointment, he will hold a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Dartmouth College beginning this fall.
SPO graduate alum Ingrid Brioso Rieumont has been appointed an Assistant Professor of Cuban and Caribbean studies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Dartmouth College.
On April12, we welcomed Prof. Sandro Sessarego, from the University of Texas at Austin, for a virtual visit in SPA-LIN 211 (Varieties of Spanish).