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Staff - Kate Camino
Kate Camino
Program Assistant / Office Manager
kcamino@unr.edu
775.784.4854; 775.682.5565

Kate Camino has been employed at the Center since 1998. She directs office operations, writes grants for the Center, and assists visiting scholars with visa and lodging information. She also teaches our Basque Language 101 and 102 classes. Kate has lived and studied in the Basque Country and speaks fluent Basque, French, Spanish, and English.
Education
University of Nevada, Reno. Masters in Secondary Education 2012.
University of Nevada, Reno. Masters in French with a minor in Basque Studies 1997-2000.
Université de Pau et des Pays de L’Adour Pau, France. Thesis title “Une Etude Contrastive de Quelques Stratégies de Politesse en Basque et Français.”
University of Wyoming - Bachelor of Arts Degree in French.
University of Wyoming - Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish.
Boise State University Consortium Program
Université de Pau et des Pays de L’Adour - Certificat Pratique de la Langue Française. Pau, France 1986-1987.
University of Nevada-Reno, Basque Consortium Program
Facultad de Derecho, Donosti, Guipuzkoa Basque Country 1983-1984.
Papers Presented
"When Two Worlds Collide" presented at the Wyoming Humanities Council Summer Meeting July 27, 2001 in Story Wyoming.
"When Two Worlds Collide: Growing up Basque in a small Wyoming town" presented at the annual CASA/RMASA conference at the University of Nevada Reno, May 2001.
Honors
Awarded NABO’s Bizi Emankorra Award July 23, 2011 in Buffalo Wyoming on the occasion of the NABO convention there and honored for award and half-time of UNR football game fall 2011
Re-elected President Zazpiak Bat Basque club 2011-12
Appointed co-chair of the North American Basque Organizations’ Udaleku program
Elected President of the Zazpiak Bat Basque Club 2009-2010
Nominated to represent NABO at World Congress July 14-19th, 2003 Vitoria-Gasteiz Basque Country, Spain
Chosen to participate in Gaztemundu 2002 special Dance edition by the Basque Government.
Honored by Zazpiak Bat Basque Club for two years of service as club President 1998-2000, January 20, 2001
Honored by Senator Richard Bryan for participation in the Library of Congress’s Local Legacies Project, July 22, 2000.
Honored at the Women Center’s Recognition Ceremony as part of National Women’s History Month, March 2000
Re-elected President of the Zazpiak Bat Basque Club 2000
Chosen to represent NABO (North American Basque Organization) at the Second World Congress of Basque Communities held in Gasteiz Spain October 1999
Honored by the Basque Parliament (Eusko Legebiltzara) for organization of “Renoko Aste Nagusia” July 1999
Elected President of Zazpiak Bat Basque Club Reno 1999
Recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student award and scholarship by the Graduate Students Association Spring 1998 Reno, Nevada
Secretary Zazpiak Bat Basque Club Reno, Nevada (elected position)
Director/Secretary Big Horn Basque Club (elected position)
Conseil Général de Pau – Graduate Work Scholarship
University of Wyoming – Society of Epsilon Scholastic Achievement Award
Community Involvement
2013 Appointed in 2013 as NABO’s Facilitator. Duties include being responsible for NABO grant writing, NABO’s weekly newsletter and serving as liaison between NABO and the Basque Government as well as between US clubs.
2010 Director of NABO (North American Basque Organization) Udaleku, Reno, NV June 21-July 2, 2010
2008 Director of NABO (North American Basque Organization) Udaleku, Buffalo, Wyoming June 15-27, 2008
2002 Director of NABO (North American Basque Organization) Music Camp now known as Udaleku, Reno Nevada June 16-28th
2000 Director of NABO (North American Basque Organization) Music Camp, Buffalo Wyoming, June 2000.
1999 to 2010 Instructor/Director of Zazpiak Bat Basque Dance Troupe Reno, Nevada
1997 Member/Co-instructor Zazpiak Bat Basque Dance Troupe Reno, Nevada
Former member of the ATA (American Translator’s Association)