Category: A.C.E. at SPU

A.C.E. Summer Step in Multicultural Career to Three Young Professionals

The A.C.E. Language Institute at Seattle Pacific University is a bustling hub of activity during the city’s gorgeous summer months.  The swell of Group Programs and college prep ESL students requires expert staff capable of handling multiculturalism and with strong…

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All A.C.E. Language Institutes Receive Accreditation

A.C.E. is pleased to announce that all A.C.E. institute locations have received accreditation.  The two largest and oldest programs, A.C.E. at Montana State University and A.C.E. at Seattle Pacific University, received initial accreditation by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) on August…

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Flavors from Around the World: An A.C.E. Student Recipe Swap

When we talk about our experiences in other countries, we often focus on the food.  The aromatic smells of an outdoor market, the exciting new street foods that we ventured to try, a particularly large meal at the table of…

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Korean K-12 Models and Global Foreign Language Education: A.C.E. and GILI Summer Symposium

In Summer 2009 with support from the Ministry of Education of Gangwon Province of Korea, Gangwon International Language Institute (GILI), Associates in Cultural Exchange (A.C.E.), and Seattle Pacific University (SPU) began collaborating on a unique cross-cultural teacher education program whereby…

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Churning Water and Environmental Understanding: A.C.E. ECO Club Goes Whitewater Rafting

In Seattle, May is a season of abundant spring rains and fleeting glimpses of summer sun.  The forests around Puget Sound unveil a lush green, punctuated by the rushing whitewater of rivers ferrying freshly melted snow to the lowlands.  Similar…

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