• Language and Culture Mentorship Program: Queens Museum

    Language and Culture Mentorship Program: Queens Museum
    Simon, a current LaGuardia student majoring in Japanese, and Oscar, a LaGuardia alumnus and current graduate student at the MLIS of Queens College, met for the Language and Culture Mentorship Program in December 2021. https://twitter.com/lang_culture/status/1477771894120230914 They visited Queens Museum since they were both Queens residents and this relatively unknown local museum was ...
  • Language and Culture Mentorship Program: Shiko Munakata’s Exhibition at the Japan Society

    Language and Culture Mentorship Program: Shiko Munakata's Exhibition at the Japan Society
    Nhia (LaGuardia alumna in Japanese Option) and Jin (LaGuardia student in Japanese Option) visited an exhibition by Shikō Munakata at the Japan Society (https://www.japansociety.org/arts-and-culture/exhibitions/shiko-munakata-way-of-seeing) in December 2021. https://twitter.com/twst_jin/status/1475712363156410369 Jin has known Nhia for some time since Nhia was her Japaense tutor while she is taking Japanese classes. During this visit, Nhia has ...
  • LaGuardia Community College Alumni Voice: Omotola Oluwaniyi (International Studies Option)

    LaGuardia Community College Alumni Voice: Omotola Oluwaniyi (International Studies Option)
    Omotola Oluwaniyi is an alumna of LaGuardia Community College (International Studies Option). In addition to her International Studies requirements, she has taken various language courses at LaGuardia and has developed her multilingual skills in English, Yoruba, Japanese, and Korean. Omotola has been accepted to Temple University Japan (TUJ) and she ...
  • LaGuardia Community College Alumni Voice: Abdallah Alasallal (Japanese Option)

    LaGuardia Community College Alumni Voice: Abdallah Alasallal (Japanese Option)
    Abdallah Alasallal, also known with his Japanese name 武士 (Takeshi), started learning Japanese at LaGuardia Community College in Spring 2013. Abdallah graduated in the Japaense Option in 2015. Abdallah moved to Queens College to obtain his Bachelor's degree and then to the CUNY Graduate Center for his Master's degree. He ...
  • LaGuardia Community College Alumni Voice: Bill Tsuda (Japanese Option)

    LaGuardia Community College Alumni Voice: Bill Tsuda (Japanese Option)
    Bill Tsuda majored in Japanese at LaGuardia and received prestigious scholarships from the U.S. Department of State and the Henry-Luce Foundation before graduating from LaGuardia in 2016. Bill presented his study abroad experience in Japan (fully-funded by the Critical Language Scholarship) to Caroline Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, at a ...
  • Looking for current students for the Language and Culture Mentorship Program (Fall 2021; $25 gift card)

    Looking for current students for the Language and Culture Mentorship Program (Fall 2021; $25 gift card)
    We are looking for current students who are interested in the Language and Culture Mentorship Program in Fall 2021. In this project, you will be paired with one of the LaGuardia alumni in language and culture studies (such as Japanese Option) and will learn their academic and career experience from ...
  • Orientation video to the Language and Culture Mentorship Program (11/23/2021)

    Orientation video to the Language and Culture Mentorship Program (11/23/2021)
    This is the recording of the orientation presentation for the Language and Culture Mentorship Program in Fall 2021. The orientation slides can be downloaded here . If anyone is interested in participating this program, see https://kotoba.commons.gc.cuny.edu/?p=113.
  • Call for participants in the Language and Culture Mentorship Program

    Call for participants in the Language and Culture Mentorship Program
    LaGuardia Community College received a grant to develop career awareness among the current students in different majors/disciplines. The Language and Culture Studies, which includes such majors as Latin American Studies, Japanese, and Spanish-English Translation, is currently recruiting alumni and current students who are interested in participating in our mentorship program ...