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Announcing CLS Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2022 CLS Photo Contest finalists!  We received nearly 100 captivating photos and captions from 2022 CLS Program alumni. The CLS team had the challenging task of selecting from the many thoughtful entries four winners in the categories: language learning in action, mutua…

CLS Program News — April 03, 2023

Chirine Yamout

Chirine Yamout is a two-time alumna of the CLS Chinese Program having participated in the CLS Chinese Program in 2021 and 2022 hosted by Tamkang University in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Chirine received her bachelor’s in International Relations with a certificate in Chinese studies from Florida Inter…

Alumni Profile — March 29, 2023

Kana Cummings

Kana Cummings is an alumna of the 2022 CLS Chinese Program hosted by National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan. Kana is an Associate at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in the firm’s Chicago office. She recently graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (Data S…

Alumni Profile — March 29, 2023

Maeve Knepper

Maeve Knepper is an alumna of the 2022 CLS Arabic Program hosted by Jordan Language Academy in Amman, Jordan. She is a senior at University of Wyoming and will be graduating in May with a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in International Studies. Maeve hopes to attain a master’s degree in development e…

Alumni Profile — March 28, 2023