‘LALACS’ Category

Emma Ziesemer ’25

“The professors in this Department have given me so many skills to help me prepare for a career” Emma Ziesemer is from Waconia, Minnesota. She is also a triple major! Ziesmer focuses on Financial Economics, Spanish, and LALACS. She chose LALACS  to get a new perspective on cultures that she couldn’t get in a Spanish […]

Maddie Hessian ’23

“Through LALACS, I have had the opportunity to take so many diverse courses and have learning experiences I otherwise would never have been exposed to; the major helped me to stay centered and well-rounded.” Maddie Hessian is from Northfield, Minnesota. She chose Gustavus because of the close-knit community. “I loved that I could be involved […]

Izabela Taylor ’24

“The faculty in the department have helped me prepare for a career giving me a diverse range of topics to understand as well as learning about Latinx identities.” Iza Taylor is from Golden Valley, Minnesota. She chose Gustavus because of its rich history and language programs, and she’s experienced how the learning community atmosphere in […]

Abby Alvarado Morales ’25

“The faculty in LALACS have helped guide me into the correct direction that is needed for my career. They are always open to having a meeting in case there are doubts and will always provide you useful information and resources” Abby Alvarado Morales is from Northfield, Minnesota, and is currently pursuing a double major in […]