Archive for January, 2017

National Croissant Day

I’ve mentioned many times that the Hancock International College ESL students, Staff and Faculty have a special affinity for donuts. Our ESL students arrive early on Fridays to make sure they get their favorite flavor and end the week with energy and fun. Recently some other delicious pastries have made their way to the student lounge and on today, National…

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Saturday January 28th is a day many of our ESL students are looking forward to… The Chinese or Lunar New Year! I usually highlight important things I feel will help our ESL students through their time in America and be successful at Hancock International College. Today I’d like to share what I’ve learned about this important day for our international…

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…After All

There are so many amazing citizens in America who’s life achievements have changed the country and the world. Our ESL students know many of them well for their contributions to culture in America through television and movies. Hancock International College is sad to say we’ve lost another great today… Mary Tyler Moore has passed away and so our international students…

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Soggy Sunday

Last weekend our ESL students were treated to a random rage of rain, rain and more rain! Hancock International College had great views of all the crazy sights out of our windows and we all were stunned at the strength of the weather. I know many people just stayed inside on Sunday when it was at its worst so I…

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First Day on the Job

Today is our 45th President’s first day on the job as President of the United States of America. Hancock International College is excited to see what kind of positive changes might come from President Trump and his administration, and our ESL students were all asking about the inauguration ceremony and what it’s all about. I wanted to briefly share what…

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I’ve Got Benjamins!

America has been impacted by so many unique individuals with contributions that are just as unique.  Hancock International College and our ESL students owe our time here in America to the founding fathers and I found it interesting that the day after Martin Luther King Day was actually Benjamin Franklin Day! Here’s what research I found on gone-ta-pott.com as well…

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I Have a Dream

Today Hancock International College is closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We wanted to make sure to share with our ESL students some important reasons why today is so important to American culture, and how this man created so much of the freedom immigrants enjoy in America today. Here’s excerpts from an article I found on the…

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It’s The Weekend!

Right now it is the first week of the Winter 2017 quarter here at Hancock International College. Our ESL students are learning all they need to know to have a successful learning experience! Most international students like a balance of fun and education and so I found some events that are worth checking out in the month of January that…

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Be There at Times Square!

The most American way for ESL students to experience New Year’s Eve is to go to Times Square in New York to watch the ball drop at “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.” This party is the premiere way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in America. If you’re like Hancock International College and can’t fly to New York you can watch the…

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