Windom is the Spanish Language immersion house. Windom serves as a residence for 20 students interested in improving their understanding of both Spanish language and culture. The house has a TV lounge, piano, and full kitchen. Events are organized by the Cultural Program Coordinator in liaison with the Spanish & Portuguese Department.
The Language House Cultural Program Coordinator (CPC) is a staff member who lives in a language house. In addition to teaching adjunct language courses, the CPC strives to create a sense of community within the house and provides an opportunity for the students living in the house to be immersed in the language and culture. The CPC plans cultural as well as community-building programs.
For more information in International programming, see the Colorado College International Programs page.
Cultural Program Coordinator
Juan Manuel García Fernández
Cultural Program Coordinator of the Spanish House
Hosting Department: Spanish & Portuguese
Country of Origin: Spain
2015-2016 academic year and 2016-2017 academic year
Contact Juan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office: Armstrong Hall Room 324, x6626
¡Hola! My name is Juanma. I am from a small village, called Calamonte, in Extremadura, Spain. I majored in Translation at the Universidad de Granada. After that, I got a Master’s degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from the Universidad de Salamanca.
I worked as a Spanish teacher in the United States (Texas) with the Language Assistant Program of the Spanish Embassy. Back in Spain and while doing the Master’s degree, I volunteered for the university, where I taught international undergraduate students.
Among my hobbies, I enjoy traveling and practicing outdoor sports, so I am sure that being in Colorado will be a great experience. I also love learning languages and knowing new cultures; that is why I am looking forward to live within the Colorado College community, where I hope to make a good contribution by spreading the Spanish language and culture and, at the same time, learn from it.
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