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LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES NEWS

Peace Corps Alums Share Experience

Phillip Goldman '10 and Katie Serock '12 have spent the past year leading lives of consequence in Panama as they continue their devoted service to the Peace Corps-an experience both describe as life-changing. With a focus on education, sustainability and restoration, each is serving a specific community for two years with the goal of making a lasting impact on their respective communities. "Join...  More >>

Alums Look to Start Brewing

Victor Pultinas '08 and Jenna LaVita '08 were recently featured in an article in the Finger Lakes Times for their plans to open what "may be the first commercial brewer of an alcoholic beverage in the city of Geneva since before Prohibition," according to the article. It notes, "Pultinas is working hard to get his proper licenses and finish the interior and exterior of 16 Castle St., the location...  More >>

Hart '13 interns at Pershing LLC

Kylie Hart ‘13 interned at Pershing LLC. in Jersey City, N.J., this summer. The company provides technology, operational, trading, investment and practice management solutions to financial services firms and advisers. A subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon, the nation's oldest continuously operating bank, Pershing LLC is also a clearinghouse in the financial markets. A Latin language major w...  More >>

Sharing a Love of Gardening

Daniel Scibilia-Carver '12 has received an Americorps Summer Vista position working through Cornell Cooperative Extension in Ithaca. In this capacity, Scibilia-Carver will work on community gardens and will co-lead the Youth Horticulture Apprentice Program (YHAP) for low-income teens in Ithaca. Having himself worked as a Youth Horticulture Apprentice six years ago, he is excited to co-lead the pr...  More >>

Boston Private Welcomes WS Senior

Meredith Levenson '10 is interested in a career in investment banking or investment management so her internship at Boston Private Bank and Trust Company, in Boston, is an ideal way to spend the summer. "I have been able to learn a great deal from the people I work with," says Levenson. Her internship came about as a result of her working with the Salisbury Center for Career Services, who connect...  More >>