The Hispanic Threads in the Tapestry of the United States

Location: Hodges University Naples Campus, Stock Building

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In partnership with the Frances Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning and the Hispanic Institute, Hodges University is presenting The Hispanic Threads in the Tapestry of the United States by Luis Alberto Ambroggio. Presenting his latest book, “Estados Unidos Hispano,” he will discuss the Hispanic heritage found in the United States, which includes the contributions of the Hispanic population in areas such as government and literature, as well as the importance of bilingualism in today’s society.

A native of Argentina, Ambroggio moved to the United States in 1967. He earned a doctoral degree in philosophy in Argentina and completed studies in social science and economics at The Catholic University of America.In addition, he earned his MBA from Virginia Tech. In 1976, he established Aerospace International Marketing, which he sold in 2001. Since that time, he has traveled the world giving lectures, sharing his stories and writing more than 20 books of poetry, essays and translations. He is the president of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE) in Washington, D.C.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Click here to register online or contact April May at or (239) 598-6153.


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