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Nish Ferrero
Spanish Instructor
Office: 1419
Phone: 307-382-1798

My name is Ignacia Ferrero, but most people call me “Nish”. I was born and raised here in Rock Springs.  My father is from northern Spain in the Basque region and when I was 8 years old my grandfather came from Spain to live with my family and that’s how I learned Spanish.  I have always wanted to teach and travel!  I have my BA in Spanish & my MA in Foreign Languages and Literature from the University of Nevada-Reno.  In between my BA & MA I came back to Wyoming and taught Spanish at night as an adjunct for Western and I also taught at an elementary school K-6 Spanish during the day.  In the end I discovered that I loved teaching college-level Spanish so I decided to go on to get my MA, and when a full-time position opened here I was more than excited to come back to Western!  

I have traveled to Spain 13 times and have been to Mexico twice and a few other non-Spanish-speaking countries here and there.  I enjoy learning, traveling and cooking and I think the best part of teaching at Western is knowing the students want to be here and because of that, so do I!


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