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Modern Languages

Faculty

Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti, Ph.D. - Department Chair

Professor of Modern Languages

Office: Irwin Hall 212

Phone: (707) 965-6510

Faculty Since: 1993

Education:
B.A., Andrews University, 1989
M.S., Georgetown University, 1991
Ph.D., Georgetown University, 2002

Biography:
Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti, chair of the modern languages department, specializes in applied linguistics and sociolinguistics. She has worked as a Foreign Language Testing Specialist and has taught English as a Second Language, ESL teacher training, Spanish and Italian at the college level. She was also the recipient of a Title VII Fellowship in Bilingual Education from the U.S. Department of Education. Her hobbies and interests include linguistics, anthropology, archeology, international travel, and gardening.
Professional Activities:

Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti: 2008. Riviera Maya, Mexico. IV Symposium on the Bible and Adventist Scholarship, the Foundation for Adventist Education; Christ in the Classroom series, General Conference Education Department. "Linguistics, Speaks to Biblical Interpretation, Creation, and Babel."

Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti: 2004. Florence, Italy. 2nd International Adventist Colleges Abroad Convention. "Integration of Faith and Learning in the Foreign Language Classroom."

Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti: 2003, Friedensau, Germany. 31st Integration of Faith and Learning Seminar. "Christian Values for Future Foreign Language Teachers in the Applied Linguistics Course."