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    Yesterday evening Piedmont Natural Gas disconnected natural gas service to main campus in order prevent potential hazards. As of this morning, gas service has not been restored. Utility crews are working continuously to repair the segment and restore service as soon as possible.

    It is important to know faculty, staff, students and visitors on campus are not in immediate danger because of any potential gas leaks. The disruption in service may affect some campus activity throughout the day, including dining services. Dining facilities are working to bring in the necessary resources to provide limited hot meal options. We appreciate your patience and will update you as additional information becomes available.

Foreign Languages




Sigma Delta Pi

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society’s (La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica) purposes are: 1) To honor those who attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language and in the study of the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking peoples; 2) To honor those who have made the Hispanic contributions to modern culture better known in the English-speaking world; 3) To encourage college and university students to acquire a greater interest in and a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture; 4) To foster friendly relations and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of English speech; 5) To serve its membership in ways which will contribute to the attainment of the goals and ideals of the society.

For more information, visit the national web site at www.sigmadeltapi.org.

Congratulations to our newest members!

  • Karla Amaro-Roque
  • Whitney Davis
  • Amber Gardner
  • Cristóbal Herrera
  • Cristy Hurtado
  • Jocelyn Rodríguez


An International Film Series

All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend! During the fall and spring semesters, all foreign languages faculty members will be presenting a thematically diverse series of foreign films in the AV Theatre of the Dial Humanities Building.

Details coming soon for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 films.


Annual Foreign Languages Student Research Conference

Every academic year, several of our students present original research (in Spanish!), under the mentorship of our faculty. The focus of this research includes Peninsular and Latin American literature and film. All UNCP faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. We are excited to provide our students with opportunities to showcase their work, and are hoping that this event will become a UNCP Foreign Languages tradition for many years to come!

Details coming soon for Spring 2015!


Ni Hao: Chinese Courses at UNCP

Almost 1/4 of the world's population speaks Chinese. Now you can! Please check the course listings for the Spring 2014 semester in order to enroll in Elementary Chinese I or II. For more information, please contact Ms. Yuanyuan Lin: yuanyuan.lin@uncp.edu.


Want to learn Latin? Now you can!

Please check the course listings for the Spring 2014, to enroll now in Elementary Latin I or II. Coming soon... Latin for Life Sciences, a course focused on the Latin roots, suffixes, and prefixes used in medical and scientific terminology along with their etymology. For more information, please contact Dr. Luc Nerwinski: lucian.nerwinski@uncp.edu.


Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF)

SAF has 20-years experience providing opportunities for students and farmworkers to learn about each other's lives, share resources and skills and build diverse coalitions working for social change. SAF offers students a 10-week summer program and 6-month internship program that include stipends and scholarship opportunities. Please see the following link to learn more: http://www.saf-unite.org/.


Upper-level class offerings for Spanish

To see what upper-level classes will be offered, please, check Braveweb. Discuss the contents with your professors on Advising Week and check with your advisers for scheduling. Notice that besides the traditional Spanish and French offerings, the Foreign Languages program is now also offering Elementary sections of Latin and Chinese.


MANGO Languages

UNCP has purchased a subscription to MANGO and it is available to all students. Mango is designed to equip you with conversational abilities from the very start. Whether you're learning how to order a pizza or ask when the game starts, Mango immerses you in real, everyday conversations in 12 different language courses. Learn languages through real native conversations.


Biblioteca Virtual del Español

La Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes, nacida el 27 de julio de 1999 por iniciativa de la Universidad de Alicante, Banco Santander y la Fundación Marcelino Botín, se desarrolla en la actualidad bajo la tutela de la Fundación Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes, que preside el escritor Mario Vargas Llosa. Su objetivo es la difusión de la literatura y las letras hispanoamericanas en el mundo, y ofrece en la actualidad a través de la Red libre acceso a sus fondos, compuestos por miles de registros bibliográficos en diferentes modalidades (texto, imagen, vídeo, audio y formatos combinados).


Enlace de interés para estudiantes y profesores

La Asociación de Editores de Revistas Culturales de España (ARCE) agrupa a las más importantes revistas de pensamiento y cultura editadas en España, con difusion internacional, cubriendo un amplio abanico temático desde la literatura y el arte, hasta las ciencias sociales y el pensamiento político, pasando por la arquitectura, el diseño, la fotografía, las artes escénicas, la música y las demás formas de creación y expresión cultural. El portal www.revistasculturales.com, espacio creado por ARCE, posee los contenidos culturales más interesantes editados por las revistas culturales españolas, y se constituye en un espacio privilegiado en la red para la difusión y proyección de la cultura española, para el debate cultural abierto a la participación de los lectores y autores. Este portal, finalmente, supone la consolidación de ARCE que en sus más de 25 años de existencia ha sido y es un punto de información y reflexión cultural y un punto de encuentro entre los autores, editores y lectores de estas publicaciones. Aquí podrá encontrar sumarios, textos completos, foros y, toda la información de primera mano que ofrecen estas publicaciones. Se agrupan publicaciones tales como Ínsula, Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, Revista de Libros, El Viejo Topo, Lápiz, Litoral, Revista de Occidente, Texturas y muchas más.