Helena Lucas Santos Oral History Interview

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Title

Helena Lucas Santos Oral History Interview

Date

2022-11-03

Description

Helena Lucas Santos (b. 1954) is a Portuguese American educator and scholar from Ludlow, Massachusetts. She taught at Hudson Public Schools for 9 years as a teacher and counselor within the English as a Second Language and Transitional Bilingual Education programs. In 1986, she moved to Bridgewater State University where she worked in the Academic Achievement Center and in 2006 to Lasell University where she served as Assistant Vice President and Dean of Academic Success.

In this oral history interview, she discusses her parents' immigration journey between Portugal and the United States, growing up Portuguese American in Ludlow, her family's experience with cultural assimilation, her education journey, and her time teaching bilingual education in Hudson.

Source

Donated by Helena Santos

Publisher

UMass Lowell, Center for Lowell History

Format

PDF

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Text

Citation

Fitzsimons, Gray, Santos, Helena Lucas, and Tantum, Nicole, “Helena Lucas Santos Oral History Interview,” Portuguese American Digital Archive, accessed July 23, 2024, https://umlportuguesearchives.omeka.net/items/show/3113.

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