Spanish Language and Culture Experience for WMU Employees

Palacio Real de la Magdalena in Santander, SpainWestern Michigan University faculty and staff interested in Spanish culture are encouraged to participate in Western Michigan University's Spanish Language and Culture Experience! In collaboration with the Department of Spanish and the International Education Council of the Faculty Senate, the Haenicke Institute has established an international professional development workshop in Spain for the summer II semester (July 11-27, 2014). Twelve grants of up to $1000 are available to qualified WMU employees.

Participants will receive 30 hours of classroom instruction at the University of Cantabria, located in the beautiful coastal city of Santander, Spain. Those who successfully finish the program will receive a certificate of completion. If you are interested in a life-changing, professional development experience like no other, plan to attend the following information sessions:

     Wednesday, Nov. 20, 12:10 p.m., 2033 Brown Hall
     Wednesday, Jan. 22, 5:10 p.m., 2033 Brown Hall

Visit the 2013 WMU Spanish Employee Experience to see how last year's participants were impacted. For questions, please contact Mercedes Tasende, faculty director or Jane Blyth, director of study abroad and global program development.