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Questions about the Spanish Honors option should be directed to . Questions about the Italian Honors option should be directed to Sherry Roush or . Together, they will help keep you on track toward your degree and will work with you to navigate co-curricular opportunities. 

Students considering an honors thesis in Spanish or Italian should consult either the MS Word or PDF format of the following this document: SIP Honors Guide (.pdf)  and SIP Honors Guide (.doc)

Spring 2021 Advising (1/19-1/22)

  • Drop/Add Advising Availability: 9:00-11:30 AM and 1:30-3:30 PM EST
  • Go to during the above hours. (link will be active during drop/add only)   

Note: Drop/Add advising hours are virtual this spring and on a drop-in only basis (no appointments are available) 

Spring 2021 Advising (Beginning 1/25)

  • Schedule in Starfish:
  • Students can view availability and schedule an advising appointment via Starfish. 15-minute quick question advising appointments (ideal for Minors or quick questions) and 30-minute advising appointments will be conducted virtually this spring. Appointments are on a rolling basis so please check back if you are seeking to schedule an appointment further ahead into the semester. 

Contact Information and Offices

John Lipski - Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Email Address:
Office Address: 247 Burrowes
Office Phone: (814) 865-6583

Advising Roles

  • Spanish honors advisor

Email Address:
Office Address: 147 Burrowes
Office Phone: (814) 865-1133

Advising Roles

  • Italian honors advisor

Dr. Maria Truglio - Professor of Italian

Email Address:
Office Address: 152 Burrowes
Office Phone: (814) 865-1155

Advising Roles

  • Italian honors advisor