Monthly Archives: March 2009

Seattle Study Mission in Abu Dhabi Newspaper

The Seattle Study Mission was mentioned on March 9th in the Al Ittihad newspaper in Abu Dhabi. The following is a translation of the article. Translation by Miriam Abd El Hafez. Mohammed Omar Abdulla: Abu Dhabi is a Gate of…

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Gearing up for TESOL 2009

The 43rd annual TESOL Convention takes place this week in Denver, CO. This year’s event will host 1,200 lecture and discussion topics given by 3,000 speakers. Attendees from more than 25 countries will be there, along with several A.C.E. faculty…

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Sounders Kickoff!

Last night a group of A.C.E. students had the unique opportunity to attend the first regular season game of the Seattle Sounders FC inaugural season. Governor Christine Gregoire and part-owner Drew Carey were both in attendance. The game was held…

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Languages in Trouble

By Davey Young at A.C.E. Last Friday, the 13th of March, the Seattle Times grimly reported that “foreign-language study is taking a big hit this year at the state’s community colleges and universities, as those institutions scramble to save money…

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What a Great Homestay!

I just wanted to say what a great home stay experience my daughter and I had with a recent student named Shunsuke from Japan. Shunsuke was placed with us through the ACE program at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle. My…

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