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Student Spotlight – Yuna

Name: Yuna Minami Country: Japan Yuna is currently an undergraduate at Nagoya University of foreign studies in Japan. In May 2022, she began her study-abroad experience by studying English at INTERLINK. Below are excerpts from our interview. How did your classes at INTERLINK compare to other classes you have taken?…

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Introducing Al Yamamah University’s New Al Khobar Campus

INTERLINK International Institutes is pleased to announce the opening of its new center at Al Yamamah University-Khobar, in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, in the fall of 2022.  INTERLINK’s President Ahad Shahbaz and Executive Director Nebila Dhieb visited the campus in March. They were both impressed by the innovative architectural design…

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LEAP at MSU 2022

BOZEMAN – Montana’s beautiful mountains, friendly people and sense of Bobcat community are just a few things that 10 college and university educators from throughout Japan have noticed during a 10-week development program at Montana State University.  The educators are participants in the Long-Term Education Administrators program, called LEAP, which…

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Student Spotlight – Meet Telma

In August 2020, Telma Borges joined INTERLINK’s English classes as a part-time student. This month, we celebrate her graduation from the program! Telma has been an exemplary student, as she balanced her studies, being a full-time mother, and her passion for photography.

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Season’s Greetings from INTERLINK 2021

As we look back upon 2021, we are grateful to our students, colleagues, and sponsors who have contributed to the success of our programs these past two years and forward to building upon these relations in the year to come. We feel fortunate that we — our students, university partners,…

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Fulbright TEA Fellows Collaborate With INTERLINK Instructors

Montana State University’s Office of International Programs recently hosted 19 instructors from around the world as part of the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program sponsored by the US State Department. These master teachers spent six weeks in Bozeman for professional training to gain skills in creating engaging and student-centered…

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Student Spotlight – Meet Blessings

Benedictte Chilufya is ready to change the world! Benedictte has an ambitious list of goals and accomplishments inspired by her desire to touch people’s lives. Originally from Zambia, she was a career nurse at the largest hospital in the country. Suitably nicknamed “Blessings”, her career path was shaped by her…

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Season’s Greetings from INTERLINK 2020

Necessity is the mother of invention.– Plato Dear Friends and Colleagues: For all of us, 2020 was an especially challenging year during which resilience, innovation, and strategic planning were truly put to the test. Like so many schools affected by the pandemic, INTERLINK was faced with transforming in-person classes quickly…

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Update on INTERLINK’s Instructional Plans

Dear Colleagues and Friends, The current circumstances have presented us with great challenges and require quick and effective responses. Maintaining our students’ learning and growth are our top priority; faculty and administrators are in continuous discussion to ensure that services continue uninterrupted and that all students and staff understand how…

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Remembering Steve Schwab, INTERLINK’s Friend and Volunteer

We honor and celebrate the life of Steve Schwab who was a volunteer for four years here at INTERLINK. He suddenly passed away last Sunday after suffering a heart attack. Steve was a retired English and Spanish teacher with a deep commitment to serving students. He showed up week after…

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Students Lead Okinawan Activities at INTERLINK MSU

For a second year in a row, students from Okinawa’s Naha Nikkei Business College spent one month in Bozeman studying English at INTERLINK MSU. The two year vocational school selected two sites in the U.S. to send 11 students for a hands-on learning experience – Bozeman, MT and Chico, CA….

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INTERLINK at SPU Signs MOU with University of East Asia

INTERLINK SPU’s Director, Tim Healy, had the exciting chance to sign a Memorandum of Understanding last week to express a common mission with Dr. Ryuen Hiramatsu from the University of East Asia. UEA is located in Shimonoseki, Japan, where Dr. Hiramatsu is an associate professor, the Executive Director of Public…

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We Have Changed Our Name!

INTERLINK Language Centers is now INTERLINK International Institutes As INTERLINK approaches its 40th year in higher education, our evolution which began with expansion in the U.S. is pushing us to reach out to other countries as well.  Our initial prototype at a Saudi Arabian university has become well established and…

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Japanese LEAP Participant Presentations

Japanese administrators in LEAP (Long-term Educational Administration Program) wrapped up their time at Interlink and Montana State University by giving a final one hour presentation about Japanese Higher Education. During their two months in Bozeman, these administrators took 60 hours of advanced English coursework, took a Business English course, had…

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INTERLINK Wishes for 2019

“We have arrived at an age where our voices and images carry across the planet, riding on beams of light…The bonds of compassion that held us together as a tribe are calling to be reestablished so they can hold us together as a world. ” – Ari B. Siletz Happy…

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