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    Mission Statement

    The Modern Languages Department of New Jersey City University has a five fold mission: (1) To contribute to the education of our students in the liberal arts, by fostering and facilitating the study of world languages an d cultures; (2) To provide Spanish majors and minors with a comprehensive program that includes an understanding of language and linguistics as well as advanced-level study of the literatures and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world; (3) To help prepare undergraduate students to enter the field of language education; (4) To expand the knowledge and s kills of participating world language teachers through graduate study that emphasizes second language pedagogy; and (5) To form collaborative partnerships with public schools and other institutions of higher education 

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    Modern Languages Department

    New Jersey City University
    Kartnoutsos Building - Room 202
    2039 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
    Jersey City, New Jersey 07305
    Phone: (201) 200-3176 
    Fax: (201) 200-3028 
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    Ms. Hilda Merchan,
    Administrative Assistant
    Office: Karnoutsos Building 202
    Phone: 201-200-3176
    E-mail: hmerchan@njcu.edu

     Dr. Grisel López Díaz
    Professor, Director of
    Graduate Program
    Office: Karnoutsos Building 202
    Phone: 201-200-3176
    E-mail: glopezdiaz@njcu.edu 


    Dr. Alberto Barugel
    Associate Professor, Chair.
    Office: Karnoutsos Building 202
    Phone: 201-200-3176
    E-mail: abarugel@ncju.edu