Alicia D’Amato, director of CELAC, and Andrew Sansone, director of the Families for Literacy program, recently accompanied a group of Families for Literacy students to PATH’s Positive Train Control Center (PTCC) in Jersey City, where they toured the PTCC and learned about PATH’s operations and service to the community.
The Center for English Language Acquisition and Culture (CELAC) at Saint Peter’s University recently hosted an event featuring Laura Pakhmanov, MHRM, executive director for the Center for Career Engagement and Experiential Learning (CEEL). Pakhmanov shared how being bilingual in Russian and English helped her during the beginning of her career. Along with stressing the positive aspects […]
CELAC Director and Families for Literacy Director Present their research titled “Hispanic Generation 1.5 College Student Perspectives on Code-Switching in Writing Assignments”
CELAC Director Alicia D’Amato and Families for Literacy Director Andrew Sansone presented their research titled “Hispanic Generation 1.5 College Student Perspectives on Code-Switching in Writing Assignments” at the 27th Conference on Spanish in the US at Cleveland State University on April 5.
Professors Dunina and D’Amato present “Embracing Multilingualism in a Generation 1.5 Program” at the TESOL Conference in Chicago
Professor Natalia Dunina and Professor Alicia D’Amato recently presented at the TESOL Conference in Chicago. Their poster session was titled, “Embracing Multilingualism in a Generation 1.5 Program.”
The Families for Literacy collaborative has continued to grow, with 50 families currently served and five ESL classes provided by CELAC. Pictured above, a cultural event celebrating this program was held on Saturday, January 27 at New City Kids.
CELAC attended Celebracion de Excelencia in Washington D.C. last week. The picture features Alicia D’Amato, CELAC director; Brian Goldsmith, adjunct lecturer in sociology and urban studies; Nicole Houser, Ph.D., associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences; and students Alix Olivia ’20, Hector Andujar ’18, Natzuki Pozo ’17, Ashley Perez ’20 and Leidy Camelo ’20. CELAC […]
CELAC has tutoring available for undergraduate bilingual students who need help with their writing. Sessions are available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. and from noon-1:00 p.m. on the third floor of the library. Please contact Professor Dunina firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.