SPU Campus Visit by Kanagawa University Dean

Professor Hiromi Sato, Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Languages at Kanagawa University in Japan, visited the Seattle Pacific University campus last week. Tim Healy, Institute Director at INTERLINK SPU, had the honor of meeting with Professor Sato and Seattle Pacific University‘s Director of Global Engagement to discuss hosting students from Kanagawa’a cutting-edge English program. Read more about SPU Campus Visit by Kanagawa University Dean[…]

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 week, helping students by sharing Read more about Remembering Steve Schwab, INTERLINK’s Friend and Volunteer[…]

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. While here, the youth live Read more about Students Lead Okinawan Activities at INTERLINK MSU[…]

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 Relations and International Affairs, and Read more about INTERLINK at SPU Signs MOU with University of East Asia[…]

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 private tutoring, and participated in Read more about Japanese LEAP Participant Presentations[…]

American Consortium of Universities meets at NAFSA 2017

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 Read more about American Consortium of Universities meets at NAFSA 2017[…]

#YouAreWelcomeHere from St. Ambrose University

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 Read more about #YouAreWelcomeHere from St. Ambrose University[…]

Founding director of INTERLINK at Valparaiso Retires

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, Read more about Founding director of INTERLINK at Valparaiso Retires[…]

A.C.E. at Montana State and Seattle Pacific join INTERLINK

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 Read more about A.C.E. at Montana State and Seattle Pacific join INTERLINK[…]

“All Are Welcome in This Place”

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 Read more about “All Are Welcome in This Place”[…]


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