On Wednesday, February 8th and Thursday, February 9th of 2012, the Universidad del Este (UNE), of the Ana G. Méndez University System, hosted Mr. Carlos Robles from Brazil, a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Daytona State College, Florida, at its Carolina Campus.
During his two-day visit to UNE, Mr. Robles delivered two lectures: “Brazil, Sensacional!” , which was held at 10:00AM on Thursday, February 9th in the UNE Salón de Actos, and, “The Importance of Portuguese in Today’s World”, which was held at 1:00PM on Wednesday, February 8th at UNE’s Multi Language Learning Center. Additionally, Professor Robles participated in an interview on UNE’s Internet talk show, Paliqueando. Mr. Robles also met with UNE faculty members affiliated with the TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) organization, as well as with other UNE administrators, faculty and students to discuss study abroad opportunities and collaboration with Brazilian universities.
Videos: Click the play buttons below to view the video recordings of Professor Robles´ keynote presentation: “Brazil, Sensacional!¨ and ¨The Importance of the Portuguese Language in Today´s World”:
Click on the links below to download the PowerPoint presentations given by Professor Carlos Robles:
- Presentation: The Importance of the Portuguese Language in Today’s World (.pdf)
- Presentation: Brazil, Sensacional! (.pdf)
The Office of the Chancellor and the Office of International, Federal and Corporate Affairs are sponsoring and organizing UNE’s Visiting Fulbright Scholar Lecture series to help internationalize the university. These lectures were co-sponsored by UNE’s School of Social and Human Sciences, the School of Education and UNE’s new Multi-Language Learning Center as part of its commitment to promote the learning of diverse world languages.
For additional information about the Visiting Fulbright Scholars Program and UNE’s other international activities, please contact Anne L. Howard-Tristani, Vice-Chancellor of International, Federal & Corporate Affairs and Fulbright Program Advisor for UNE at 787-257-7373, Ext. 2242/2237 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or Leanne R. Chacón, International Programs Coordinator via email: email@example.com.