Director of Community Connections
Office: Room 204, World Affairs Center
Harry C. Moore Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures (Spanish)
Sylvia works with students interested in developing and putting their Spanish and intercultural skills into practice in various settings. She creates opportunities for students to understand and appreciate Latinx/Hispanic cultures through literary, cultural, and historical readings and film. She also makes it a point of getting students to engage with Spanish-speaking members of the greater Beloit community.
Nimble and adaptable to changes in the college curriculum and students’ needs, Sylvia has taught a wide variety of courses, including courses on health in Spanish-speaking communities and Spanish for heritage speakers.
Sylvia is Harry C. Moore Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures and served as Director of Student Retention from 2019-21.
Stories Written on Beloit.edu
- Fulfilling a Desire to Return to Latin America (Sep 14, 2021)
- Believe It, Achieve It: Swimmer, Coach, and Graduate Student (Jun 16, 2021)
- Hispanic Cultures, Human Rights, and Careers (Mar 31, 2021)