A called Wall of hope, made by English department's students, two months after Hurricane Maria.

The Wall of Hope

Check out this short video documenting a UPRM Department of English initiative: a wall for the UPRM Community to express itself upon returning to classes after Hurricane María. Credits: Initiative, design, and implementation by Dr. Mary Sefranek, Jenaira Martínez, and other volunteers, messages by UPRM community, video by Samara Pérez … Read more…

Header for Come Colegial.

English Department Fundraising and Food Drive for Come Colegial

After the passing of Hurricane María and its devastating effects on communities across Puerto Rico, the UPRM initiative Come Colegial, dedicated to ensuring low-income students receive alimentary support on a routine basis, urgently requires support. Its warehouse of supplies was nearly depleted after distributing emergency provisions to students prior to … Read more…

Word art: Brigada Solitaria del Oeste.

Solidarity with the Brigada Solidaria del Oeste

In the wake of Hurricane María, the Department of English would like to recognize and affirm the significant work being accomplished by the Brigada Solidaria del Oeste/the Solidarity Brigade of the West (https://www.facebook.com/brigadasolidariaoeste/) on a daily basis. This grassroots organization, comprised of a collective of distinct groups across the western … Read more…