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World Languages

Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti

Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti, Ph.D.

Professor of World Languages

Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti
Tel: 1-707-965-6510
Email: srasi@puc.edu
Office: Irwin Hall 212

Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti, Ph.D.

Faculty Since 1993

Professor of World Languages

Sylvia Rasi Gregorutti specializes in applied and sociolinguistics, as well as world language instruction. She has worked as Foreign Language Testing Specialist at the Center for Applied Linguistics, and was recipient of the Title VII Fellowship from the U.S. Dept. of Education. During her tenure at PUC, Rasi Gregorutti has taught linguistics, ESL, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish (literature and film, Spanish for business and health care) as well as ESL teacher training. She has co-led Honors Program study tours to Italy, presented at international conferences on faith and learning, and serves on the Adventist Colleges Abroad (ACA) Board and ACA Curriculum Committee, consulting for the organization internationally. She currently chairs the Latino Campus Council at PUC. Creating bridges across languages and cultures, and equipping others to do so, brings her joy. Gardening keeps her grounded, and travel abroad with family keeps her happy.


B.A., Andrews University


M.S., Georgetown University


Ph.D., Georgetown University