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JOSÉ LUIS GONZÁLEZ PRESENTS THE UMH STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM AT UNIVERSITIES IN NORTH CAROLINA


Associate Professor of Journalism and Deputy Vice Rector for International Relations at the UMH, José Luis González, visited universities in North Carolina to present the UMH Mediterranean Cultural Studies Study Abroad program at the prestigious American universities of Duke and NC State.

At NC State, Dr. González met with its International Programs Coordinator, Aimee Call. There, they discussed the Mediterranean Cultural Studies program that is directed at American students and faculty. This five-week program focuses on Mediterranean culture and its economy, and takes place around the various UMH campuses.

José Luis González with Aimee Call, International Programs Coordinator at NC State University.

During his visit to these universities, Dr. González also presented the academics the UMH has to offer as well as the objectives of the Area of US Hispanic Studies, which is part of the Miguel Hernández Chair. Moreover, he also participated in conferences on journalism and political communication: at Duke, he spoke about “Media, Citizenship, and Freedoms during the Spanish Transition,” while at NC State, the discussion and subsequent debate revolved around “Long-tail Journalism, Human Rights, and Social Commitment.”


11 November 2016 and