Monthly Archives: August 2011

COO Tony Fantham retires from 11 years as head boys soccer coach at Ingraham High School

A.C.E. Chief Operations Officer, Tony Fantham recently retired from 11 years as the head boys’ soccer coach at Ingraham High School. A lifelong soccer fan (or “football” as he would call it at home in England), Tony began as a…

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Summer of Success in A.C.E. Group Programs at SPU

By Kate Spoor, Program Coordinator  –  Summer 2011 at A.C.E. Language Institute at Seattle Pacific University was a noteworthy one!   In June, we welcomed back 20 Korean elementary teachers from Gangwon-do International Language Institute (GILI).  The teachers spent 8-weeks training…

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A.C.E. Student Spotlight: Daksa from Indonesia

Meet Daksa, an A.C.E. Language Institute student from Kediri, Indonesia, who has been studying at SPU this past summer session.  Daksa been actively involved at the A.C.E. Language Institute, both inside and outside of the classroom. He makes sure to…

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A.C.E. Board of Directors Treasurer Dan Dierdorff repels down Rainier Tower to raise money for Special Olympics of Washington

Dan Dierdorff, EVP/Chief Lending Officer at Fortune Bank and A.C.E. Board of Directors Treasurer, repelled down 41 stories of the Rainier Tower last Saturday, August 13th, in the fundraiser  entitled “Over the Edge”.  More than 200 people participated in this…

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Turkish Minister of Economy Visits Seattle; A.C.E. Expands Outreach to Turkey

The Seattle Trade Development Alliance hosted a presentation on “Turkey – A Growing Economy” by Zafer Çağlayan, the Minister of Economy for Turkey.  This high-level meeting of stakeholders from Seattle and Turkey offered increased opportunities to develop economic and cultural…

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