Friday, May 23, 2008

Welcome to CESL, 083 students!

Boat ride on the Mississippi

Union Station for lunch
St. Louis Zoo

Saturday, May 31

see the activity calendar for details!

Friday, May 09, 2008


First, congratulations to all present CESL students who have entered the university, and are on their way to getting their undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Then, congratulations to these former CESL students, who have now made it and graduate this weekend at SIUC:

Ju Me Lee, Bachelor of Music, College of Liberal Arts
Abdullah Adnan Al Attas, Bachelor of Fine Arts, College of Liberal Arts
Chun-Hsiung Chuang, Bachelor of Science, College of Engineering

Congratulations to these former CESL students with graduate degrees:

Abdulaziz Abumilha, Master of Arts, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Sami Alabdulwahab, Doctor of Philosophy, Economics

Congratulations to these CESL teachers and former CESL teachers, who now have Masters of Arts in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages:

Amanda (Lou) Coyne
Linka Crosby
Laura Phillips-Zee
Kevan Self
Toby Traub

Finally, congratulations to Betsy Caldwell, daughter of Catherine Caldwell, raised in the warm glow of CESL and its parties; she has a Bachelor of Science in the College of Education.

Friday, May 02, 2008

CESL's own Aki- fashion model

Aki Arakawa (EAP2B) recently appeared as a fashion model for an SIU designer, Rachel, in the Chinese traditional-modern category. Congratulations!