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Latino Stories in the News

Latino Stories Makes Debut

By Carole Goldberg, Books EditorHartford CourantDecember 12, 2006 Two Connecticut professors of English have launched a website that offers information for those interested in Latino literature. Jose B. Gonzalez, who teaches at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, and John S. Christie, of Capitol Community College in Hartford, created www.latinostories.com in May. The site, which …

Book Reviews

Book Review of No Greater Love

Book Review by Vincent Bosquez Book Review: No Greater Love: The Lives and Times of Hispanic Soldiers by Retired Maj. Gen. Freddie Valenzuela, with Jason Lemons In March 2003, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Alfredo “Freddie” Valenzuela presided over the funeral of Army Spc. Rodrigo Gonzalez-Garza, the first casualty of the Iraq war. Gonzalez-Garza was born in Sabinas …

Latino Stories in the News

The Buzz Jose B. Gonzalez

The Buzz: Jose B. GonzalezBy Rick Koster Who: Jose B. Gonzalez, 39, of New London.  Why you should know him: Gonzalez is a professor of English at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London. He was recently named Poet of the Year by the New England Association of Teachers of English and he read his work …

Latino Stories in the News

Gonzalez Earns State’s Faculty Of The Year Award

CGA Professor Brings Multicultural Flavor To English CoursesJose B. Gonzalez Earns State’s Faculty Of The Year Award By Bethe DuFresneDay Staff Columnist New London — Jose B. Gonzalez, associate professor of English at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, is the recipient of the Connecticut Department of Education’s Faculty of the Year Award in higher education. A native speaker …