ASP Class of 2015 Arrives

altOne-hundred thirty one new students arrived at Portland International Airport in Oregon, USA, Tuesday, February 4.  The students looked excited to finally arrive and began their life in America! They will spend the next eleven months participating in  the American Studies Program at Willamette University and TIUA.  After they found their rooms in one of the residence halls on campus and met their International Peer Coach (IPC), they were officially welcomed by the Willamette community at Goudy for dinner that evening. WU's Dean of Campus Life David Douglass welcomed them to the community and they were then entertained by some WU a capella groups.  The rest of the week with be spent in orientations, campus tours, shopping, and making lots of new friends.

To see photos from the first day of the program, click here.

 

 

2014 Holiday E-Card

altHappy holidays and best wishes for the new year from everyone involved with the American Studies Program at Willamette University and Tokyo International University of America!  Please click here to see our card.  This year's card was created by Daiki Abe, ASP 2014.  Enjoy!

 

(photo courtesy of Camille Priebe, WU student)

 

 

 

Kaneko Day Camp Enjoyed by Local Children

altThirty-two local children attended this year's Kaneko Day Camp (KDC) in August and it was a big success!  KDC is a 4-day cultural camp put on by students in the American Studies Program at Willamette University and TIUA.  They serve as the camp counselors and teachers.  They spend many hours planning the class content and activities and creating the necessary accompanying materials. The hallways were decorated, as well as the various classrooms. The camp started August 4 with check-in and soon all the campers had met their teachers and were having fun getting to know about Japan.  There were classes in origami, songs, games, language, calligraphy, and dance.

On Thursday, the last day of camp, parents and other family members came to walk visit the classrooms to see the work that the campers had done, enjoy bento lunches, and watch the campers perform a dance and some taiko drumming.

Click here to see a photo gallery from the camp!

 

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Tokyo International University of America (TIUA) is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment.  TIUA does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship programs, and other TIUA administered programs and activities.  For the purpose of admission, all students must be formally admitted by Tokyo International University (Kawagoe, Japan) prior to making application to the American Studies Program at Willamette/TIUA.