The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2022-26 US Department of Education Title VI grant. LACC successfully competed for both the National Resource Center (NRC) and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) grants, securing a total award of $2,215,296 (an increase of over $100,000 from the previous award cycle, making it LACC's largest Title VI award to date).
The U.S. Department of Education featured Nyya Flores Toussaint in the recent issue of the IFLE (International and Foreign Language Education) Newsletter. Nyya is a LACC Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship alumnus who collaborated with FIU faculty member Nicolas André to develop the Haitian Creole language course recently launched through Duolingo.
Every year the MDCSS awards the Paul Hanson Award to a person/institution that has gone above and beyond to serve the Social Studies community through their work with students, schools, the MDCSS, & the Social Studies department in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. LACC has received this prestigious award for its outstanding contributions to South Florida’s academic institutions, resulting from its U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grant programming and initiatives.
Save the date for the launch of LACC's Program of Excellence in Brazilian Studies (PROBRAS). Co-sponsored by the Brazilian Student Association (BRASA) FIU, Department of Modern Languages, and the Inffinito Film Festival. Contact email@example.com for more information.