Center for English Language Acquisition and Culture

Center for English Language Acquisition and Culture Archives

CELAC Offers Tutoring Sessions on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

CELAC has tutoring available for undergraduate bilingual students who need help with their writing. Sessions are available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. and from noon-1:00 p.m. on the third floor of the library. Please contact Professor Dunina ndunina@saintpeters.edu for more information.

New “Families for Literacy” Program

New "Families for Literacy" Program

CELAC has joined forces with New City Kids and Starting Points to organize a grant-funded program, “Families for Literacy.” This program will provide free ESL classes for adults living in the Jersey City community. For more information about the program, please contact Andrew Sansone at asansone@saintpeters.edu.

New “Families for Literacy” Program

New "Families for Literacy" Program

CELAC has joined forces with New City Kids and Starting Points to organize a grant-funded program, “Families for Literacy.” This program will provide free ESL classes for adults living in the Jersey City community. For more information about the program, please contact Andrew Sansone at asansone@saintpeters.edu.

Staff Present at American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference

On March 18, Nicole Houser, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Alicia D’Amato, director of the Center for English Language Acquisition and Culture (CELAC), presented a paper at the annual conference for the American Association for Applied Linguistics. The paper, “(Re)Imagining a Developmental Immigrant Language Center as a Translingual Space,” […]

CELAC Program Featured on MSNBC.com

Nicole M Houser, Ph.D., associate dean for the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for an article that was published on MSNBC.com in which she discussed the CELAC program. Read the article here.

CELAC Welcomes You to the Second Annual “Evolving Voices” Event

At noon on October 20, CELAC is having their second annual “Evolving Voices” essay contest. Essay winners will read their personal narratives that involve revealing their identities through language. Creative forms of expression including poetry, song lyrics or dialogue will be used. This event will have food and will be held at CELAC on the […]

Strengthening Achievement Among Hispanics and Students of Minority Backgrounds Project Receives Award

The New Jersey Higher Education Showcase of Exemplary Practices: Excellence in Teacher Preparation recognized the University’s Strengthening Achievement Among Hispanics and Students of Minority Backgrounds project with an excellence award. A $2.8 million Title V grant, co-authored by David Surrey, Ph.D., chairperson of the sociology and urban studies department, provides funding for initiatives such as […]