Faculty Advisors Archive

SPAN Faculty through the years

Editor’s note: This page will soon feature through the years the names (at least the most recent) of former instructors.

Thank you for your patience.

Recap: Insiders’ on the Ukrainian Russian conflict

A panel discussion moderated by SPAN Executive Director Theofanis Stavrou, Ph.D., held at The Russia Museum of Art in late August focused on the current and mounting conflict between Ukraine and Russia. The panelists, among them two former SPAN faculty advisors, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd.

An evening of conversation

ORDWAY CULTURAL CONVERSATION: Building Bridges: Music and Cultural Diplomacy Between the United States and Cuba
Led by SPAN faculty advisor, Melisa Rivière, Ph.D., alongside panelists Gloria Rivera, Cuban singer/songwriter; Yrak Saenz a.k.a. Vitalicio, Pioneer Cuban rapper; and Doug Little, composer and performer of Cuban music. The program will be presented in both English and Spanish. Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave S., Minneapolis, Minn on Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6-8 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Reserve your space by emailing: jrewertztargui@ordway.org



SPAN, the Student Project for Amity among Nations, is Minnesota’s oldest, and one-of-a-kind study and research abroad program. It was founded in 1947 by a group of students who saw the need for international understanding. Since its inception, 4,000 SPANners have visited 80 countries on six continents. As a student-led non-profit organization, the Minnesota SPAN Association offers every SPAN participant a scholarship. SPAN is open to students from all Minnesota colleges and universities