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[…]
GLOBAL UNCG: South Korea’s Hyelim Shin Relishes UNCG for Education and Opportunity Published January 21, 2016 Author: UNCG Now International student Hyelim “Heather” Shin shares her story about leaving Wonju, South Korea, to pursue a degree in psychology at UNCG. She said the assistance from faculty makes a huge impact on the lives of students[…]
Al Yamamah University Eco Challenge December 10, 2015 Reported by Nebila Dhieb, General Director of INTERLINK at Al Yamamah Under the auspices of the Al Yamamah College of Business, YU/INTERLINK students on the INTERLINK women’s campus worked together to promote recycling in Saudi Arabia. They created unique items by recycling ordinary products and materials and[…]
Saudi Arabian philanthropists support Indiana State University’s international education efforts Musaed Alzouyhra, a goodwill ambassador to the United Nations who is active in real estate as well as service in Saudi Arabia, has pledged $200,000 to support international education and community engagement programs at Indiana State. Abdullah Dokhan, a Saudi businessman, and Hazim Allihyan, president[…]
Reported by Asaad Al Asaad, Director of Student Activity Center Student teams from Al Yamamah University took part in the 15th Inter-College Environmental Public Speaking Competition, organized by the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) in Dubai, on November 25-26, 2015. Participants included students from 57 universities from nine GCC and MENA region countries. Students competed in[…]