Ana Runnion

Office: ​CCC 300A
Email: arunnion@uwsp.edu
​Phone: ​715-346-3665

Biography

Mrs. Ana Runnion is a native speaker of Spanish. After spending her first 25 years in the city of San Salvador, El Salvador. In El Salvador Ana studied Dentistry for three years at the Universidad Nacional de El Salvador. She lived in Mexico DF and San Juan del Rio Queretaro for 1 year where she attended the “La Universidad Autonoma de México.” Here she continued studying dentistry. Ana and her husband moved to the Philippines for one year, then she came to the United States. Mrs. Runnion got her Bachelor of Arts and her teaching certification in Spanish and English as a Second Language at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point In 1994. Mrs. Runnion attended the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica during the summer of 1995 .She got her Master's degree of Science in Education (General) at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in 1999. In the summer of 2000 she attended the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. In 2006, Ana Runnion joined the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point as Associate Lecturer of Spanish. She teaches Spanish 102, 211, 212 and 313. She is also an advisor for the Association of Latin American Students (SALSA).

Mrs. Runnion has taken the Students to Spain for the study abroad program in Valladolid with The International Programs, here at UWSP and she will do it again in 2010.

In her spare time, Mrs. Runnion enjoys, reading, walking, Taekwondo, traveling and surfing the internet to know what is going on in the world.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point , Master of Science of Education General,1999

University of Wisconsin- Stevens Pont , B.A Spanish and ESL teacher certification, 1994.

Universidad Nacional de El Salvador dentistry program, 1974-1978

Universidad Autonoma de Mexico dentistry program, 1979

Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, graduate courses, summer 1995

Universidad Complutense de Madrid , graduate courses, summer 2000.