CWUNewsNewshttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/newsen-usChinese Visiting Scholar Jin Zhang Presents Vocal Music Recitalshttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3376Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:10:44<p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/ISS/0113191917.jpg" style="width: 700px; height: 296px;"></p><p><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/ISS/Jin%20Zhang%27s%20concert%20photo.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 332px; float: right;">Jin Zhang, a current visiting scholar from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, held a Chinese Vocal Recital in the Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music Building Recital Hall on January 13, 2019.&nbsp; The recital was organized by the CWU Music Department, the Music School of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Performing Arts Committee of Jiangsu Province Musicians’ Association, and co-sponsored by the CWU Music Department and the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington.&nbsp;<br><br>Zhang’s recital, which was attended by a variety of students, staff, faculty and community members, spanned many genres of Chinese music, and ranged from solo pieces to those with accompaniment from Ling Li on piano, Yan Yang on zither, and Jiang Leyang, Yang’s son, on cello.&nbsp; Yang and Li are also current visiting scholars from Nanjing Xiaozhuang University.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br><img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/ISS/mmexport1550695735280.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 229px; float: left;">Zhang performed in a second recital last Sunday, February, 10, 2019. Gayla and Tor Blaisdell, CWU Voice Faculty, and Jin Zhang performed a program of Beloved Arias and Songs along with CWU pianist, Aaron Hirsch. The program featured arias and duets by Mozart, Puccini, and Wagner and art songs by Schumann and Quilter among others.</p></p style="text-align: center;"></br></br></br></br>CWU Hosts Korean Delegationhttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3350Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:34:39<p>On January 26, 2019, Central Washington University (CWU) hosted a six-member delegation from South Korea.&nbsp; The delegation included Gunpo colleagues Back Yeon Sung, the Director of Local Autonomy, Soung Jo Yun, the Team Leader of the Education Support Team, and Interpreter Hyun You Im, as well as Sanbon Technical High School colleagues Jong Un Kim, Head Teacher (Principal), Jaemin An, Head of Vocational Education Department, and Sungpyo Hong, Head of Automobile Mold Department.&nbsp;<br><br>The delegation was organized by Big Bend Community College colleagues Bryce Humpherys, Vice President of Learning &amp; Student Success, and Faviola Barbosa, Dean of Transitional Studies.<br><br>The purpose of the delegations first visit to CWU was to become familiar with the campus and academic programs offered, tour a residence hall, and meet with International Studies and Programs staff to explore areas of collaboration.</p><table style="width: 700px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/ISS/12524.jpg" style="width: 320px; height: 240px;"></td><td style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</td><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/ISS/12526-1.jpg" style="width: 333px; height: 240px;"></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br></table style="width: 700px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;">CWU Visits Konan Universityhttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3347Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:56:23<p>Mr. Ediz Kaykayoglu, Executive Director of the Office of International Studies and Programs, and Mr. Matt Britschgi, the Director of the University English as a Second Language Program, visited Konan University on November 8 and November 9, 2018.&nbsp; They met with Director Shiraha, Director Nakatani, Manager Tokunaga, Manager Hazama, and Coordinator Matsuda to discuss areas of mutual interest in continuing and expanding our existing university partnership.</p><table style="width: 500px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/1546916719718.jpg" style="width: 220px; height: 160px;"></td><td style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</td><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/IMG_2599%20-%20Konan%20University%20with%20former%20UESL%20students.png" style="width: 213px; height: 160px;"></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p></table style="width: 500px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;">CWU Visits University of Shimane at Hamada and Matsuehttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3346Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:50:36<p>Mr. Matt Britschgi, the Director of the University English as a Second Language Program, visited University of Shimane, Hamada Campus, on November 7, 2018 and the Matsue Campus on November 8, 2018.&nbsp; In Hamada, he met with International Exchange Centre Director Eleanor Kane and Professor Mariko Eguchi to discuss areas of mutual interest in continuing and expanding our existing university partnership. In Matsue, he met with CWU alumnus Professor Dustin Kidd and with Vice President Tsuyoshi Kishimoto, a former visiting scholar at CWU.</p><table style="width: 500px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/IMG_2547%20-%20Professor%20Eleanor%20Kane%20and%20University%20of%20Shimane%20students.JPG" style="width: 267px; height: 200px; margin: 1px;"></td><td style="text-align: center; width: 50px;">&nbsp;</td><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/IMG_2562%20-%20Vice%20President%20Kishimoto%20%28Matsue%29.png" style="width: 150px; height: 200px; margin: 1px;"></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p></table style="width: 500px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center; width: 50px;"></td style="text-align: center;">CWU Visits Kurume Institute of Technologyhttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3345Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:47:28<p><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/Matt%20visit%202018%20-%20Professor%20Igawa%2C%20President%20Imaizumi%2C%20Matt%20Britschgi%2C%20Professor%20Lee%20%28Kurume%29.png" style="float: right; width: 220px; height: 165px; margin: 1px;">Mr. Matt Britschgi, the Director of the University English as a Second Language Program, visited Kurume Institute of Technology on November 6, 2018.&nbsp; He met with President Katsumi Imaizumi, as well as with CWU alumnus Professor Rich Lee, and Professor Hidenobu Igawa to discuss areas of mutual interest in continuing and expanding our existing university partnership.</p>CWU Visits Fukuoka Jo Gakuin Universityhttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3344Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:12:49<table style="width: 220px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="right"><tbody><tr><td><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/file-11.jpeg" style="width: 220px; height: 165px; float: right;"></td></tr><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><h5>Matt Britschgi with Marika Ikematsu</h5></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Mr. Matt Britschgi, the Director of the University English as a Second Language Program, visited Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University on November 5, 2018.&nbsp; He met with various administrators spanning multiple departments to discuss areas of mutual interest in continuing our university partnership.&nbsp; He also was able to meet with former and prospective UESL students during his time on campus.</p><p>&nbsp;</p></table style="width: 220px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="right"></td style="text-align: center;">CWU Visits Takushoku Universityhttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3343Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:07:25<p>Mr. Ediz Kaykayoglu, Executive Director of the Office of International Studies and Programs, and Ms. Nicki Kukar, Associate Director of the Office of International Studies and Programs, visited Takushoku University on November 5, 2018.&nbsp; They met with Professor Noriko Kano, Yuji Kozakai, and Saito-san to discuss such items as the current student exchange program and options for online learning.&nbsp; They also had the opportunity to meet with current CWU students studying in Japan as well as Takushoku students who had studied at CWU previously.</p><table style="width: 500px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/1546916733595.jpg" style="width: 270px; height: 200px;"></td><td style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</td><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/1547513120098.jpg" style="width: 269px; height: 200px;"></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p></table style="width: 500px" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;">CWU Visits Asia Universityhttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3342Thu, 31 Jan 2019 17:01:20<p>Mr. Ediz Kaykayoglu, Executive Director of the Office of International Studies and Programs and Ms. Nicki Kukar, Associate Director of the Office of International Studies and Programs, visited long-time partner Asia University for a week starting on November 2, 2018.&nbsp; Throughout their week on campus, they held various meetings with university administrators, such as President Oshima and Executive Director Okamura, as well as with prospective and former students.</p><table style="width: 100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/IMG_8115.JPG" style="width: 218px; height: 150px;"></td><td style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</td><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/AUAP%2030th%20d.jpg" style="width: 225px; height: 150px;"></td><td style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</td><td style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/IMG_1766.JPG" style="width: 272px; height: 150px;"></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p></table style="width: 100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;">CWU Visits Kyoritsu Universityhttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3341Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:52:47<p>&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/kyoritsu-womens-university-tokyo-japan.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 200px;"></p><p><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/Gakko_hojin_kyoritsu_joshi_gakuen_kodo.jpg" style="width: 200px; float: right; height: 149px;">Mr. Ediz Kaykayoglu, Executive Director of the Office of International Studies and Programs, visited Kyoritsu University on November 1, 2018.&nbsp; He met with Yumi Hatsuhara and Satoru Kurosawa to discuss areas of mutual interest in forming a university partnership.</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">CWU Visits Tokyo City Universityhttps://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/node/3340Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:48:46<p><img alt="" src="/international-programs/sites/cts.cwu.edu.international-programs/files/images/OISP/1547512947433.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 150px; float: right;">Mr. Ediz Kaykayoglu, Executive Director of the Office of International Studies and Programs, visited Tokyo City University, on November 1, 2018.&nbsp; He met with Professor Toru Iwao (UESL student in 1998) from their Electrical and Electronics Engineering department and colleagues from the International Center to discuss areas of mutual interest in forming a university partnership.</p>