Category: Events

A.C.E. Celebrates 40 Years of Making the World Your Community!

Happy Birthday A.C.E.! It has been an exciting 40 years of Making the World Your Community by creating new connections, facilitating learning, and building interpersonal networks among people of different languages, cultural backgrounds and communities. A very warm”Thank you!” to…

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A Successful Finish for WLCA’s 2nd Annual Run About the World

On October 6th, A.C.E. hosted the 2nd annual Run About the World 5K fun run/walk.  The fun run was also a kickoff for events celebrating our 40th anniversary year between 2013 and 2014. The Run About the World benefits A.C.E. World…

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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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Meeting in St. Louis and Celebrating Forty Years of Making the World Your Community: A.C.E. Staff Reunite at NAFSA Conference

After seventeen years, a former A.C.E. employee reconnected with President David Woodward at the annual NAFSA conference held in St. Louis last month. Christi Castonguay started her work with A.C.E. in the early 1990s recruiting host families for summer group…

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A.C.E. Welcomes Global Partners at NAFSA Reception

Over 75 leaders in international education attended the A.C.E. Networking Luncheon at the NAFSA Annual Conference in St. Louis on May 29.  The event inaugurates a yearlong celebration of A.C.E.’s 40th anniversary, with other events planned for the 2013-14 year.  Opening…

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