Tag Archives: language

Fresno State lends a hand to autism

Fresno State and Valley Children’s Hospital joined forces and open a satellite center July 16 near Madera , providing services for children with autism. The mission of the center is to become a leader of early intervention through training, research ...

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Palin: ‘Speak American’ The Americas: ‘Which one?’

During an interview with CNN on Sunday, Sarah Palin stuck her foot in her mouth yet again. Palin was asked to comment on Donald Trump’s negative remarks about Jeb Bush regarding his bilingualism and speaking Spanish during his campaign. Palin ...

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Third ever international Smittcamp student shares her story

While most college students move away from home at 18, not many imagine moving to a different country, leaving all their family and friends, struggling with a foreign language and accepting a prestigious yet rigorous academic scholarship. Huyen Nguyen, an ...

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Chukchansi strife threatens Fresno State language course funding

Since the indefinite closing of Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, fears have risen among programs and organizations receiving contributions from the tribe, including Chukchansi Park Downtown and Fresno State. On Oct. 10 the casino was forced to shut down by ...

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Chukchansi course at Fresno State an effort toward preserving language

When you have less than a dozen people speaking your language, who will tell your story when you’re gone? The American Indian Language Course hopes to preserve a local language with their six-week course that started Tuesday night. It aims ...

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Fresno languages explored in video project

Students at Fresno State have teamed up to promote diversity through the Fresno Language Project, which plans to feature students and citizens in a video highlighting the many different languages spoken in the Fresno area. 

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American English Institute hits its 40th year

For 40 years, the American English Institute (AEI) has provided international students with language assistance in order to prepare for their time away from their respective homelands. AEI has been a part of Fresno State since 1972.

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Middle Eastern studies program opens students’ eyes to another culture

Nasir Rashid, a former Fresno State student and linguistics instructor from Jordan, hopes to see an increase in interest in Arabic language courses. Rashid has witnessed a boom in class attendance in the two years he has been an instructor.

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The wonderful, wondrous world of words

WHY DON’T PEOPLE TAKE MORE PRIDE IN THEIR language?

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