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Committed to transformative language education and promoting cross-cultural understanding, INTERLINK strives for a world where humility, respect, and sensitivity prevail, and teachers and students contribute to enhanced communication among diverse peoples.
We provide intensive English instruction, academic preparation, and cross-cultural training to empower students to succeed in academic, professional, and personal realms. With standards of quality and fairness as our guides, we promote enhanced learning and higher order thinking skills, grounded in an ethos of service.
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All were quite excited about the gathering at the NAFSA Annual Conference in LA of the newly expanded American Consortium of Univerisites with representatives from the six member institutions. Shown are: David Woodward, Marshall Brewer, Sharleen Kato, Shauna Lehman, Janelle Rasmussen, Megan Prettyman, David Di Maria, Ed.D., Stanley Harsha, Valley Peters, Jaishankar Raman, Penelope Pynes, and[…]
INTERLINK and St. Ambrose University students and staff came together to let international students know that they are “excited to learn from all different types of people from all over the world.” INTERLINK and the St. Ambrose University Center for International Education look forward to the continued presence and contributions of international students. Watch the video below to[…]
INTERLINK at VU staff celebrated the career and contributions of director Becky Shelton The INTERLINK at Valparaiso University community gathered together to bid farewell and honor Becky Shelton, founding director and leader of INTERLINK at VU for 25 years. A shining example of excellent leadership, diplomacy, and management as well as superb service to students,[…]
EducationUSA Academy at Montana State University INTERLINK at Montana State University is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the EducationUSA Academy for the summer terms of 2017-2019.The EducationUSA Academy at Montana State University (MSU) gives international high school students the chance to improve their English skills, learn about the American University system, and[…]
The first issue of the The INTERLINK Times at UNCG has just been released! To be published every term, it’s contents include recent events in INTERLINK classes and in- and out-of-class activities. Future editions will include updates from alumni. If you are an alum and would like to contribute, please send your update to firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy!
Dear Friends of INTERLINK and A.C.E., We are delighted to announce that as of January 1, 2017, the A.C.E. Language Institutes on the campuses of Montana State University and Seattle Pacific University have joined INTERLINK Language Centers. Decades of close cooperation between the two organizations enable us to recommend each other to you with unqualified[…]
In the Eye of the Storm: Reflections on my way home from Washington, DC by David Woodward, President at American Consortium of Universities What many refer to as a “surreal” week in the U.S. is particularly striking to see from the air as I fly between the political poles of Washington, DC, and Seattle, Washington.[…]
INTERLINK partner institutions are closely monitoring the implications of the January 27 Executive Order and will respond as needs indicate. As ever, INTERLINK instructors sensitively and thoughtfully work with their students and welcome private or class discussion about their worlds, their perspectives, and their feelings. Directors and other center staff are prepared to listen closely[…]
In a press release issued on July 1st, 2016, St. Ambrose University (SAU) announced its promising new partnership with INTERLINK Language Centers. With the goal of enrolling additional international students, St. Ambrose will be providing exceptional English language training through an on-campus training center operated by INTERLINK Language Centers. SAU will “Not only…provide for our students’[…]
A personal thank you to INTERLINK at Al Yamamah teachers by CEO and staff of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu on completion of a six-level course: “English for Business and Professional Purposes”. Yet another job well done – congrats INTERLINK staff and grads!
“Ramadan kareem!” The world’s 1.6+ billion Muslims will be greeted this way during the coming month. The Arabic greeting and its English equivalent, “Happy Ramadan,” conveys a friendly, serious, and respectful greeting during this monthlong expression of faith. Outside Islam, it may be known as that time when Muslims fast during daylight hours. Incomprehensible to[…]
As promised, we are pleased to follow up on our former news post “INTERLINK Students excel in YU’s Eco Challenge,” and announce that Al Yamamah University has set the Guinness World Record for the “Largest Mosaic Made from Recycled Items.” Made from plastic and glass bottles, soda cans, colored plastic tins, and other such materials, the mosaic was[…]