Archive for February, 2017

George Washington’s Birthday

285 Years ago the man who would become America’s first President was born. His name was George Washington. Hancock International College is sure glad America has had such amazing leadership laced throughout history and we want to share about why George Washington was so revered so our ESL students know Archives.gov says, “George Washington’s Birthday is celebrated as a federal…

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President’s Day

No classes will be held Monday February 20th at Hancock International College in observance of President’s Day. Since our ESL students had exams Friday I’m sure the long weekend was welcomed with open arms! So who do our international students have to thank for this day off of school? Every year in February we celebrate President’s Day but what few…

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Long Beach Comic Expo

Not comic as in comedian, but comic books my friends! And that’s not all! I hope all of our ESL students get a chance to go to Long Beach this weekend and experience the fun and excitement of this awesome event. Hancock International College isn’t too far from Long Beach and even if you don’t go to the expo Long…

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Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air at Hancock International College, and although our ESL students might not have a great understanding of the Valentine’s Day holiday we’re here to spread the love! Valentine’s Day is a way to tell someone you care, share deeper feelings with someone you love, and show appreciation for someone who already knows you love them. If…

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Black History Month

Many cultures have influenced America since its establishment. Although we are grateful that our country is free we also know it wasn’t always like that for everyone. Our ESL students are able to come to our country with understanding and open arms and that is largely in part to the efforts put forth by African Americans to obtain their rights…

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Groundhog Day

The winter weather has been taking its toll on Hancock International College. Our ESL students have seen a full range of heat rain and wind lately and we’re all hoping our sweet warm California weather will return soon. Over the years technology has advanced in America and we have amazing ways of monitoring and predicting the weather, however, today’s tradition…

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