Activities

Cultural Experience Field Trip

Spanish Club promotes and sponsors an annually field trip to a Spanish speaking country.

The aim of these trips is to highlight a full immersion Spanish program that includes language use, cultural experiences, and volunteer opportunity in local schools, and/or orphanages. The club advocates that these trips will offer to students experiences, new cultures, great memories, and way of life. These trips will also allow participants to bring classroom lessons to their own life, provide an environment where the participants can practice language skills in daily situations and will offer to them independence and confidence.

  • Spring Break 2018- Perú
  • Spring Break 2015 -Costa Rica
  • Spring Break 2014 – Costa Rica
  • Spring Break 2013 – Honduras
  • Spring Break 2012 – Costa Rica
  • Spring Break 2011 – Costa Rica

Spanish Club Conversation Hour

The conversation hour is for anyone that wants to speak Spanish and do other activities in a relaxed environnment with other students. Fall 2017 semester: Wednesdays, from 5:30-6:30pm – Stevenson Hall 121

Salsa Lessons

These classes are held once per year.

Fiesta Latina

Spanish Club has held Fiesta Latina for over ten years and has become one of the club’s grandest events. Fiesta Latina features dance performances, a salsa band, a DJ, and food from Hispanic cultures.  Some tasks involved are: planning, organizing, selling tickets, meeting, advertising, sending e-mails, entertaining, and speaking with the guests. Hours approximately invested in this event: 25

International Fair

The Spanish Club is a regular participant in the ISU International Fair. The club’s Dance Troupe performs and the club prepares authentic food to share with attendees.

Homecoming

The Spanish Club participates annually in ISU’s homecoming activities including the carnival and parade.

Noche de Película

The Spanish Club has a cineclub where a movie is shown in the Spanish language with English subtitles. This event will normally be held on  the last Thursday of the month during our regular Conversation Hour.

Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner for a Good Cause

In order to host the dinner, members must help buy food, cook, serve, publish, deliver donations, as well as entertain the guests. Hours approximately invested in this event: 12 hours.

Other Activities

  • Bi-weekly social meeting with a Spanish native speaker
  • Visit and eat at a local Mexican Restaurant
  • Welcome and Farewell parties
  • “Noche de Brujas” Party
  • Cultural Oral Presentation:“Day of the Dead” Night
  • Bake and Tamales Sales
  • Field Trip to Chicago
  • “Fiesta de Navidad”

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