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Study Abroad in South Korea

CELAC student Michelle Monterroso ’20 is currently spending a semester in South Korea where she is taking Asian studies classes.

CELAC Attends Celebracion de Excelencia in Washington D.C.

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CELAC attended Celebracion de Excelencia in Washington D.C. last week. The picture features Alicia D’Amato, CELAC director; Brian Goldsmith, adjunct lecturer in sociology and urban studies; Nicole Houser, Ph.D., associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences; and students Alix Olivia ’20, Hector Andujar ’18, Natzuki Pozo ’17, Ashley Perez ’20 and Leidy Camelo ’20. CELAC […]

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.