May 29, 2014



“All Are Welcome in This Place”

  “All Are Welcome in This Place” INTERLINK partner institutions are closely monitoring the implications of the January 27 Executive Order and will respond as needs indicate. As ever, INTERLINK instructors sensitively and thoughtfully work with their students and welcome private or class discussion about their worlds, their perspectives, and their feelings. Directors and other[…]

A.C.E. Language Institutes and SPU Leaders Visit the Prime Minister of Qatar – Former Student

A.C.E. and SPU leaders were invited by Qatar’s Prime Minister & Minister of Interior, His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, to visit Qatar this September. Sheikh Al-Thani came to Seattle in 1981 as a student to begin his overseas education and study English through A.C.E. on SPU campus. In May 2016 he[…]

York-Benimaru Summer Program 2016

Throughout the year, in addition to individual students, A.C.E. welcomes delegations and groups to our institutes who take part in our core program or special customized programs. Recently, York-Benimaru Group Program Coordinator Annie Roy took the time to share with us her adventures with this summer’s group! I recently had the pleasure of working with 19[…]

Students fromTokyo Cook for Community

Two weeks of intensive English study. Two weeks of American cultural immersion with home stay families across Seattle. Visits to city organizations specializing in nutrition, community outreach, and health care. So what’s left to do? Cook a delicious, authentic Japanese meal and share it with friends and family! On March 11th twenty-four Japanese nutrition students took part[…]

Proyecta 100K Summer Tour – Mexican Students Bring Curiosity and Passion to Seattle

  Proyecta 100,000 is “an initiative to increase international study in Latin America and the Caribbean.  The purpose is to foster region-wide pros­perity through greater international exchange of students, who are our future leaders and innovators.” – US Department of State. This year, seven Mexican students from four universities in Mexico were selected by the[…]

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