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February 20th, 2018
"In 1968, then-University of Arizona President Richard Harvill connected with an English instructor and graduate student named Frank Pialorsi about running a summer English program for international... Read More
November 1st, 2017
November 3 & 4, Center for English as a Second Language (CESL), University of Arizona Visit our Conference Website!  Click Here!
June 27th, 2017
CESL students can now practice their speaking skills with University of Arizona students who are excited to connect with our global community. Many CESL students felt that they were not able to... Read More
May 11th, 2017
This semester, Glen Piskula, CESL faculty member, received his Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition & Teaching.  Sandra Descourtis, former CESL student, received her M.A. in French.  CESL... Read More
April 28th, 2017
Amber Tetreau-Segura won a 2017 UA Award for Excellence.  In addition, CESL's Content Development Team (Sandy Bordelois, Tory Hunziker, Jenny Merritt, Julie Hammink, and Karen Barto) were nominated... Read More
February 22nd, 2017
CESL congratulates Dr. Ferdinandt on his new role!
November 18th, 2016
International Pep Rally and Commemorative Photo The University of Arizona's Office of Global Initiatives just celebrated another International Education Week. As part of the festivities,... Read More
November 15th, 2016
We were fortunate to host a group of students from Mexico for four weeks. We welcomed 22 students who came from two universities in Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Universidad... Read More
September 1st, 2016
Last week, our wonderful visiting students from Doshisha University in Japan visited the Grand Canyon, Arizona. This is a photo of their adventure!
July 7th, 2016
CESL welcomed a group of South Korean students from Sookmyung Women's University. This was a group of English-teachers-in-training, and they visited CESL on June 29 and 30. They came to observe... Read More
March 24th, 2016
Kevin Pham, a CESL student from Vietnam, shares his experience studying at CESL. Kevin has studied in the Intensive English Program and has recently completed the Undergraduate University Track ... Read More
February 26th, 2016
Take a look at this letter from CESL published in the University of Arizona's Daily Wildcat Magazine: http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2016/02/letter-to-the-editor-muslim-students-are-valuable-... Read More
February 7th, 2016
By Roberto Alfonso Valdivia. Visiting Professor from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Spring 2016 Globalization is a trend that has been here for a few decades. The global... Read More
January 22nd, 2016
We are happy to welcome again students from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) from Mexico City. This time we have welcomed a group of 9 students in English language courses and 16... Read More
January 15th, 2016
CESL has joined with the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) on a USAID project to develop a sustainable seafood industry in Myanmar... Read More
January 15th, 2016
  In August 2015, 15 students from Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan came to CESL to experience the American culture for four weeks. They made a lot of new friends from many different countries... Read More
December 9th, 2015
CESL Faculty/Staff Spotlight InterviewSPOTLIGHT ON JIM EPSTEIN (J.E.) INTERVIEWER: TARA CHANDLER (T.C.)   T.C.: So Jim—how long have you been working at CESL? J.E. I’ve been here since 1998. So,... Read More
October 20th, 2015
We had another fantastic trip to Korea! Earlier this month Angel Steadman and Jeremy Lee travelled to Korea to represent the University of Arizona and CESL at Korea TESOL Conference (KOTESOL). The... Read More