Monthly Archives: October 2009

Halloween is here!

Saturday is Halloween, and people around the United States and indeed the world will celebrate by carving jack-o-lanterns, bobbing for apples, donning costumes, and trick-or-treating. Here, the celebrating has already begun. Few cultures embrace Halloween as heartily as that of…

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NAFSA Region 1 Conference, 2009

By Shirley Henderson at A.C.E.–Wednesday through Friday of last week, NAFSA Region 1 had its annual meeting in Vancouver, Washington. The A.C.E. attendees were A.C.E.’s Seattle Language Institute Director, Sally Thomas and me, the Enrollment Services Manager. The regional NAFSA…

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A.C.E. Announces Study Abroad to Spain, Italy, and Ireland

A.C.E. is pleased to announce the creation of three Academic Study Abroad Programs to begin next summer. These will be credit-based courses and short term experiences abroad to focus on various dimensions of “making the world your community”, introducing American…

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Iraqi Student Exchange Gaining Visibility

Back in August, we posted this story about the formation of an Iraqi Scholarship fund to send 10,000 students a year to the U.S. and U.K. (For more back story, read this story at Inside Higher Ed. Well, we bring…

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Former ACEr Featured for Work at Homeless Shelter

Colin Knight, former Program Coordinator for the Language Institute at SPU, last month followed his heart to Rising Out Of The Shadows (ROOTS) shelter in the University District where he works as a Volunteer Coordinator. The Daily of the University…

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