Tulio Cedillo, MA

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Tulio Cedillo


Carnegie 408


  • Further graduate studies in Spanish, Virginia Tech 2001-2003
  • MA East Carolina University in N.C., 1995
  • BA Universidad Pedagógica Nacional “Francisco Morazán” in Honduras, 1991

Experience and Background

Professor Cedillo has taught at the elementary school, middle school, high school, and university levels for 23 years:

  • Lynchburg College 1999 – present
  • Southside Virginia Community College 1996 – 1998
  • South Lenoir High School, N.C. 1992-1993
  • Instituto Guarajambala, (Middle School, Honduras) 1986 – 1991
  • José Trinidad Reyes (Elementary School, Honduras) 1983 – 1985

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Professor at Lynchburg College, The Sisters of Alpha Phi Omega, 2003
  • Gamma Theta Upsilon International Society, East Carolina University, at Greenville, N.C.
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Tennessee at Martin, Tenn.

Professional/Research interests

  • Latin American culture
  • Advanced Spanish grammar


  • 2014: Review of Conéctate. McGraw Hill Higher Education. 2014.
  • 2013: “Bajo las estrellas y sobre las montañas (Under the Stars and Over the Mountains),” Déjame que te cuente… Volumen II (Anthology Edited by Ana María González). Chiringa Press. Seguin, Texas 2013.
  • 2011: “Crítica a Blanca Olmedo de Lucila Gamero de Medina.” Actas del X Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica (Annual publication of the International Conference of Hispanic Literature). March 2011.
  • 2000: I created a personal web page with the help of a workshop sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC).  2000.
  • 1995: ”Ferricrete Formation in the North Carolina Coastal Plain,” (A joint article written by East Carolina University graduate students and a professor of Geography). Geo Umbruch. Berlin, Germany. 1995.

Custom Publishing Textbooks

  • 2006: “Cuaderno Suplementario para las clases de español.” (Booklet of Spanish exercises written with other Lynchburg College Spanish professors). Vista Higher Learning. 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
  • 2002: “Repaso de Gramática para Español 201.” (Written with Robert Harding, Elena Killian, Kern Lunsford, and Sharon D. Robinson). Pearson Custom Publishing. 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005.
  • 2001:“Spanish Review and Practice.” (A joint contribution of Lynchburg College Spanish professors). Harcourt College Publishers, 2001.


Extensive travel, including: Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, Peru and forty-two states in the U.S.

Courses Taught

  • Elementary and Intermediate Spanish

Personal Information

  • Native Spanish speaker: Born in Honduras
  • Siblings: Ten
  • Married: Four children, two boys and two girls
  • Hobbies: Soccer, travel, sports in general

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
  • The Foreign Languages Association of Virginia (FLAVA)