A.Sanchez Scholarship


The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center
and Hispanic Heritage Month Committee announces the:

A. Sanchez Construction Corporation Scholarship
Undergraduate Award for Academic Achievement

We thank the vision and generosity of Amelio Sanchez for this award.

This annual award is to recognize an undergraduate student attending Stony Brook University who has shown outstanding academic achievement, scholarly promise and service and leadership to the community.

Latino/Latina juniors and first semester seniors in the College of Arts and Science with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA are eligible to apply.

Award: $2,000

Procedure for applying:

  1. Submit a copy of your undergraduate transcript (transfer students must submit transcripts from previous institutions of higher education attended).
  2. Submit two letters of recommendation from members of the faculty familiar with your academic work. Faculty can e-mail signed letters to lacs@stonybrook.edu
  3. Submit a (maximum) two-page (double spaced), typed essay that explains your accomplishments, your major academic interest and how your current studies relate to your future professional or intellectual development.
  4. Submit a brief resume indicating any relevant academic prizes, community and work experience or research projects.
CLICK HERE FOR Applications! 

Due Date: OCTOBER 16, 2014
Please send applications to:
Latin American & Caribbean Studies Center
Social & Behavioral Sciences, Room N-335
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4345

For questions or additional information e-mail: lacs@stonybrook.edu



14th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Media and Belonging: 
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Stony Brook Manhattan, Friday April 10, 2015

Talk by Hugo Achugar

"Teorías y políticas culturales en el Uruguay del Siglo XXI"


Wed April 14, 2015, 2.30 to 3.50 pm in Melville Lib W4530.


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Wed April 15, 2015, 1:00—2:30 pm
Richard B. Moore Library: S224, Soc. and Behav. Sciences.


April 21-22, 29-30, Hummanities 1006 at 7pm. 

See program here


Uruguayan filmmaker

Aldo Garay on campus

Screenings and talks

April 17, 21 and 22, 2015

See full schedule here

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April 29, 2015 , from 1 to 1.45 pm

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Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center
• Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4345  • Phone: 631.632.7517 • Fax: 631.632.9432
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