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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)

Fall 2022 Drop/Add Advising, August 22-26 (M-F)

  • Mornings 9-11:30 in 160-B Burrowes (in person only or Zoom)
  • Afternoons 1:00-3:30 p.m. (MTRF), 3:00-5:00 p.m. (T), 1:30-4:00 pm (W)
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Fall 2022 Semester Advising, Beginning week of 8/29

  • Drop-in Advising Thursdays in 160-B Burrowes, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • All other times by appointment in Starfish. 
  • Choice of in-person (masks encouraged) or virtual.

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