2018 WU/ASP Reunion

altThe Willamette University / American Studies Program reunion party in Japan was held on June 9, 2018.  Alums from Willamette University and/or the American Studies Program at WU/TIUA were invited to join this gathering.  

Attending from Salem were: Masaki Shimada (WU'80), Director, Student Affairs & Academic Services; Barby Dressler, Director, University Relations and Special Programs; and Tomoko Harpster, Associate Director, Student Affairs & Academic Services. Also attending from Willamette University was Scott Etherton, Director of Housiing and Conferences.

Go to our Facebook page to see more photos!   

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ASP Class of 2018 Arrives!

altOn Monday, February 5, 117 students from Tokyo International University arrived on the campus of Willamette University and Tokyo International University of America.  This marks the 31st year since the program began in 1989.  In that time, over 3,000 students have enrolled in the one-year American Studies Program (ASP) at Willamette University.

After a week of opening days activities, classes will begin on Monday, February 12. This year's class includes students from Japan, China, Thailand, Peru, South Korea, and Taiwan. It is composed of  53 women and 64 men.

If you are interested in getting involved with the students, TIUA offers a Tomodachi ("friendship") Program which matches community members with students and asks that they meet together at least once per

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2017 Reunion Held in Japan

altWhether reminiscing about the food service or networking about career opportunities, alums attending the WU/ASP reunion held June 17, thought it was a hit. They gathered in Ikebukuro on June 17 at the Prado Il Bar. There were alums from the 1970s through 2016. Reunions are held every June in Tokyo! Click here for photos and hope to see you next year!

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