Students Study Modern Spain Firsthand


Students in the School of Arts & Sciences’s class Modern Spain: Nationalism and Identity, pause before boarding vans to Newark Airport and beginning their one-week spring break travel and study course in Barcelona, Madrid, and Toledo. The ten undergraduates are led by Dr. Anne McKernan, Associate Professor of History and Director of the International Studies; and Dr. Nereida Segura-Rico, Associate Professor of Modern Languages; and Dr. Ann Raia, Faculty Emerita in the Classics Department. Students taking the 1-credit travel study experience will spend three days in Barcelona, four days in Madrid, and one day in Toledo. They will gather information and material for their final project during the trip and will present their findings for the entire College Community before the end of the semester.

Students photographed as they are about to leave campus are: Christine Cossa SAS’11, Kristen Diaz SAS’11, Luisa Garcia SAS’14, Veronica Harris SAS’12, Veronica Harris SAS’12, Cristina Ibarra SAS’11; Christine Locke SAS’11; Kelita Lugg SAS’11, Alyssa Negrón SAS’14, Dariana Parra SAS’11, and Jaclyn Reynolds SAS’12.