Student upgrades her technical college certificate to a master’s degree Continue Reading

Mitzi Philpott earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and began her career right out of college as a loan officer. After a few years of experience and becoming a mother of two, Mitzi decided to lead by example…

Going Full Circle:  Reconnecting with Former Students Abroad - as Friends Continue Reading

Featured image: Stanley Yen (middle; WAL, 2007) with Debbie Chan (R) and her husband Gordon. by Debbie Chan, Washington Academy of Languages (WAL), Student Activities and Services Sometimes it just takes a year or two (or how about a decade…

TESOL at CityU: Innovation, Creativity, and Teamwork Continue Reading

by Christine Knorr, Director of Washington Academy of Languages It has indeed been a very exciting year for the TESOL Certificate Program.  In just a short year, we have redesigned five courses to meet exemplary standard and introduced a third…

Freezer Burn on Your Words Continue Reading

by Adam McGarity, World Language Program Manager So, you’ve been studying a language for a bit…going to classes, doing homework, watching videos, maybe listening to podcasts, or using your flash card app.  Then, there you are, in a restaurant, at a…