ELI Students Celebrate International Education Week

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International Education Week 2016 was November 14 – 18. The ELI hosted an event called “Share – Teach – Learn” in which students shared cultural components of their home countries with students from other countries. Students presented their projects for half of the event, and visited other students’ projects for the other half. Groups were … Continued

ELI Students Participate in Outdoor Challenge Course

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The morning of Friday, September 23rd was an exciting one for students at the ELI. Instead of attending their regular classes, students gathered on South Campus at the Outdoor Recreation Facility to participate in team-building activities. Students had the chance to interact with peers from other classes and proficiency levels to solve puzzles, build bridges, … Continued

ELI Hosts Russian Fellow

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On Monday, March 28, the English Language Institute (ELI) hosted Maria Kuznetsova, the Chief Specialist in the International Office of the University of St. Petersburg. Kuznetsova is a Fulbright Russian International Education Administrator (RIEA) fellow in Syracuse for a month sponsored by Dr. Patricia Burak, Director of the Slutzker Center for International Services. Kuznetsova met … Continued

Tokai Students Experience an American Christmas

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For some students, spending the holidays away from home is a difficult time. For others, it is a time to experience more of their host culture and learn about new holidays. This past December, three ELI students on exchange from Tokai University had the opportunity to spend Christmas with an American family. Margaret Thompson, an … Continued