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Aug 28, 2015

The first students came from Chile. They were planning to apply for Wright State’s MBA program, but first needed to master English. So in 1995, the university launched the LEAP Intensive English Program. Founded by associate English professor Chris Hall …

May 7, 2015
The LEAP Intensive English program, which provides international students with the language skills to be successful, has received the highest level of accreditation from the nation’s accrediting agency.
Apr 7, 2015
Wright State University’s international students shared their culture by reading poems in their native languages to mark International Poetry Day.
Feb 18, 2015
Wright State makes its intensive English program more attractive to local international students who want to increase their skills in English.
Jan 28, 2015
It took over a year of work with the Bureau of Consulate Affairs, but this month, finally Joy Wanderi and the University Center for International Education got their wish: the UCIE is now one of six Passport Acceptance Facilities in Dayton.
Nov 14, 2014
Headlined by a visit from Selingo and his seminar, “A World Unbound: The Changing Nature of Higher Education and Internationalization,” the week’s events promote the benefits of global education.
Sep 3, 2014
Staff are recognized for excellence in areas such as leadership, human relations, service, collaboration and innovation.
Jul 21, 2014
Eggplant, kebabs, hummus and tabouli never looked so good.
Jul 8, 2014
Fueled by the fervor of the World Cup, students in the LEAP Intensive English Program organize soccer game at Mulholland Field.
May 22, 2014
New Wright State program Conversation Partners matches retirees with international students who want to improve their English.