American Language Program News

ALP Congratulates Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

Five students from the School of General Studies Class of 2018 who took Academic Writing classes with the American Language Program have been inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

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Dr. Shelley Saltzman Receives Lenfest Distinguished Columbia Faculty Award

Shelley Saltzman, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and full-time faculty member for the American Language Program (ALP), has been honored with the 2017–2018 Lenfest Distinguished Columbia Faculty Award for her outstanding ability to teach, inspire, and mentor graduate and undergraduate students.

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American Language Program Hosted 2018 Winter Conference

The School of Professional Studies’ American Language Program (ALP) hosted its annual Winter Conference on Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 9:30 AM to 6 PM at Columbia University’s Faculty House.

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3 Global Perspectives on Studying ESL At Columbia

This summer we sat down with three students in the program to hear about their experience. Each came from a different country but arrived at Columbia with the same goals: to improve their English, understand the American university environment, and prepare for exciting futures.

 

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ALP Adjunct Instructor Wins Top Student Paper Award

ALP Adjunct Associate and Teachers College Ed.D. candidate Carol Hoi Yee Lo has won the Top Student Paper award from the National Communication Association.

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Four ALP Faculty Attend ANUPI Conference in Mexico

Four ALP faculty attended the annual ANUPI (National Association of University Professors of English) Conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from October 11-14, 2017.

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ALP Faculty speak in France

ALP Faculty spoke at a recent conference in France about how to improve ESL fluency in the classroom.

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ALP Faculty Travels to Brazil

ALP Lecturer Babi Kruchin delivered an advanced professional development training program in Campinas, Brazil.

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Carol Numrich and Alan Kennedy on Guided Practice in Discourse Synthesis

In a new article in TESOL Journal, ALP faculty shine a light on the importance of synthesis for university-level writing.

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American Language Program Faculty Conference Presentations

The faculty from Columbia's American Language Program made their mark on the 2017 TESOL International Convention.

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