During the Spring Break, SPLA 8482 Business Spanish students traveled to Chile with the purpose of becoming immersed in the Spanish language, culture, green business and their field of interest. At the same time, they made contacts with important Chilean professionals and are in the process of obtaining internships for the summer.
Students participated in a Homestay Program living with Chilean families and so were able to experience the Chilean lifestyle and culture up close and practice Spanish language skills. Round Table discussions were held with the Minister of the Environment, the President of the Senate, Judge Juan Guzman, and other important professionals in the University, legislature, and Environmental fields.
Students participating were Chui Archuleta, Beny Cardenas, Sean Curran, Brian Johnson, Anita Joshi, Brent Knowles, Sarah Lisenbee and Charles Matack.