Argentine flagColegio Americano

Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina

1996 photo of Centro Educativo Latinoamericano If you ever attended Colegio Americano in Rosario, Argentina, you may be interested to know that there is an alumni association (of sorts). We even held a big reunion in Houston in 1994! Please contact Miles Abernathy, miles99 -AT-, for more information.

Note that Colegio Americano has been renamed Centro Educativo Latinoamericano, and its related institution of higher education is Universidad del Centro Educativo Latinoamericano, or U.C.E.L. The Centro is located at Avenida Pellegrini 1352, 2000 Rosario, Argentina. Telephone 261241, fax 499292. Their web site (in English and Spanish) is at (school, email ) and at (university, email ).

This photo appeared in the September 1996 issue of La Triada del C.E.L., the magazine format publication of Centro Educativo Latinoamericano. At that time C.E.L. was celebrating its 121st year of service.

Roland Heddins (rjheddins -at- aol -dot- com) visited Rosario in December, 2004, and brought back a wonderful collection of photos that you can see here. To enlarge a picture, just click on it. If you hover your mouse over a photo you will see the name.

Roland also provided this photo of students at Colegio Americano, taken in about 1970.

David Phillips (daviator201 -at- yahoo -dot- com) sent scans of some old (approx 1970) family snapshots. You can see them here. Assistance with identifications provided by David Heddins (dkheddins -at- yahoo -dot- com)

There are some nice videos about Rosario on YouTube. The city has definitely changed!


Please send news items to Miles Abernathy, miles99 -AT- Also, if you a member of, would you tell me what discussions (if any) there involve Colegio? I am not a member, but they send me spam every week about Colegio.

Overseas Brats, an organization for American adults who lived overseas as children, has a home page at

The American Overseas Schools Historical Society (AOSHS)/American Overseas Schools Archives & Historical Park website provides a wide range of information and weblinks of interest to current and former American overseas school students and educators. Their home page is at

An interesting-sounding discussion group down the river in Buenos Aires is

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