Category Archives: News

Winners of Many Languages, One World to Present at United Nations General Assembly in July 2017

June 7th, 2017

Sixty students have been selected as winners of the 2017 Many Languages, One World® international essay contest.

ELS Student Success Story: Christian at ELS/Richmond – Kentucky

June 2nd, 2017

ELS/Richmond – Kentucky student Christian began ELS at level 106 and has since matriculated to university!

ELS Student Story: Jake

May 30th, 2017

ELS/Richmond – Kentucky student ChangYi, “Jake”, started ELS at level 105 and has since matriculated to Middle Tennessee State University!

ChangYi “Jake” Chiang

May 25th, 2017

Christian Gutierrez

May 25th, 2017

Homestay! (Dawn with Suwailem)

May 19th, 2017

Living with an American family is great!

ELS/Chicago Students Present at Dominican University Symposium

May 19th, 2017

In April, ELS/Chicago General English students presented “Learning Perspectives: International Students in the United States” at Dominican University. The panel took place at the university’s Undergraduate Research Scholarship and Creative Investigations (URSCI) & Global Learning Symposium.

Now Available: Special Tuition and Housing Scholarships at ELS/Santa Rosa

April 28th, 2017

On 24 July, 2017, ELS/Santa Rosa will be opening on the campus of Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) in Santa Rosa, California. New tuition and housing scholarships are available now!

Special In-State Tuition Offer for ELS 112 Students at Louisiana Tech University

April 27th, 2017

Beginning with the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Academic Year, ELS/Ruston’s host institution, Louisiana Tech University, is offering tuition savings of over $14,800 per year for ELS EAP Level 112 graduates.

ELS University Preparation Program – Malibu: Currently Accepting Enrollments

April 21st, 2017

The ELS University Preparation program – Malibu is currently accepting enrollments for students looking to improve their English skills, learn about the U.S. university system, and sight-see in the United States!

ELS Malibu Youth Program is Currently Accepting Enrollments

April 14th, 2017

The ELS Malibu Youth program is currently accepting enrollments for students looking to improve their English skills, sight-see in the United States, and make new friends from around the world!

Coming Soon! ELS/Santa Rosa will open July 24, 2017

April 3rd, 2017

We are pleased to announce that a new Center will be opening on the campus of Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) in Santa Rosa, California, on July 24, 2017!

ELS Language Centers named “Best Chain School” by Ryugaku Journal

March 28th, 2017

ELS Language Centers has won first place in the prestigious Ryugaku Journal’s 2017 “Best Chain Schools” category.

One Week Left to Enter the Many Languages, One World 2017 Contest

March 24th, 2017

There is only one week left to submit your essay to the 2017 Many Languages, One World® contest!

ELS Student Story: Rolf

March 16th, 2017

ELS TEFL Certification Program student Rolf Allahare successfully became a teacher at International Education Pathways in Togo, following his enrollment in the TEFL program at ELS/Boston – Downtown in May 2016!

Many Languages, One World 2017 Contest: Deadline Extended

March 10th, 2017

Based on significant participation and strong interest, the Many Languages, One World® 2017 contest deadline has been extended!

Two Weeks Left to Enter the Many Languages, One World 2017 Contest

March 3rd, 2017

There are only two weeks left to enter the Many Languages, One World® 2017 contest!

Discover: ELS/Nashville

February 28th, 2017

In “Discover: ELS/Nashville” students and staff discuss the warm and welcoming environment at ELS/Nashville and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU).

Student Launches Doctoral Research in ELS/Chicago Guided Research Course

February 21st, 2017

Former ELS/Chicago student Paolo Geovanny Fabre Merchan of Ecuador will use the research he began in the Guided Research Course at the Center for his proposed doctoral project.

2017 Many Languages, One World Student Spotlight

February 16th, 2017

There is only one month left to enter the Many Languages, One World® 2017 contest! Watch the video to see how Many Languages, One World 2016 has changed winner Rind Al Hage’s life.

ELS Student Story: Husam at ELS/Bowling Green

February 3rd, 2017

Husam Alminawy, a student at ELS/Bowling Green on the campus of Bowling Green State University (BGSU), began his studies at the ELS Center in August 2015.

ELS Student Story: Bandar at ELS/Grand Rapids

January 20th, 2017

Bandar Alruwaili began his time with ELS/Grand Rapids at level 101 and has advanced through the program to level 110.

Enter the Many Languages, One World 2017 Student Essay Contest

January 19th, 2017

By competing in the Many Languages, One World Student Essay Contest, you could be selected for an all-expense-paid trip to Boston and New York, and present at the United Nations!

Discover: ELS/Boston – Downtown

January 13th, 2017

In Discover: ELS/Boston – Downtown, students and staff discuss the friendly and safe environment at the ELS/Boston – Downtown Center.

Discover: ELS/Grand Rapids

January 10th, 2017

In “Discover: ELS/Grand Rapids” students and staff talk about the friendly and safe ELS/Grand Rapids Center and Grand Valley State University.

Discover: ELS/Denver

January 5th, 2017

In “Discover: ELS/Denver” students and staff discuss the kind and comfortable environment at ELS/Denver and Front Range Community College.

Discover: ELS/Rochester

January 3rd, 2017

In “Discover: ELS/Rochester” students and staff discuss the happy and welcoming environment at ELS/Rochester and State University of New York – Brockport.

Grand Rapids Ranked 3rd Safest College Town in the Entire United States of America!

December 23rd, 2016

Grand Rapids has been recognized as one of the country’s best places to raise a family and a top spot for fun and recreation—plus it consistently makes our list of safest cities in Michigan. But with at least 15 colleges … Continue reading

Discover: ELS/Bowling Green

December 22nd, 2016

In “Discover: ELS/Bowling Green”, staff and students discuss the helpful and comfortable environment at ELS/Bowling Green and Bowling Green State University.

ELS Educational Services, Inc. and Jiangsu University Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Expand On-campus Language Center

December 20th, 2016

ELS Educational Services, Inc. and Language and Culture Center of Jiangsu University (LCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement and will work toward establishing an ELS Language Center on the Jiangsu University campus in China.

ELS Educational Services, Inc. and Jiangsu University Sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to Expand On-campus Language Center

December 20th, 2016

ELS Educational Services, Inc. and Language and Culture Center of Jiangsu University (LCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement to work toward establishing an ELS Language Center on the Jiangsu University campus.

Discover: ELS/Milwaukee

December 16th, 2016

In “Discover: ELS/Milwaukee” students and staff discuss the safe and comfortable atmosphere at the Center and Marquette University.

ELS Student Story: Ruslan

December 13th, 2016

In 2012, Russian student Ruslan Korchagin came to the United States to study at California Lutheran University and ELS/Thousand Oaks.

Stockton University Students Accepted for Mission 11 of Student Spaceflight Experiments Program

December 9th, 2016

Students at Stockton University, home to ELS/Atlantic City, have been accepted for Mission 11 of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) through the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, according to a Stockton University press release.

ELS Student Story: Vesua

December 6th, 2016

During her time at ELS/Ruston in Ruston, Louisiana, Vesua Teixeira started at ELS level 102 and completed ELS 112 in less than a year.

Discover: ELS/Atlanta

December 2nd, 2016

In “Discover: ELS/Atlanta” students and staff discuss the diverse and friendly atmosphere at the Center.

AU Senior from Ghana Earns Schwarzman Scholarship

December 1st, 2016

Augustana senior Kofi Gunu, a political science and economics double major from Tamale, Ghana, has been named a 2018 Schwarzman Scholar, a prestigious honor that will support his master’s degree study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Inspired by the … Continue reading

Discover: ELS/Johnson City

November 29th, 2016

In “Discover: ELS/Johnson City” students and staff discuss the safe and welcoming environment at ELS/Johnson City and East Tennessee State University.

Welcome to Fun & Sun Camp

November 23rd, 2016

At ELS Fun & Sun, students and staff discuss the hands-on activities and English learning at the camp on Eckerd College’s campus.

Coming Soon: Many Languages, One World 2017

November 18th, 2016

Learn about the opportunity to speak at the United Nations for Many Languages, One World® 2017.

Stockton University Achieves Top Ranking by U.S. News & World Report

November 15th, 2016

Stockton University, home to ELS/Atlantic City, was ranked in the Top 15 public Regional Universities of the North by U.S. News & World Report.

ELS/Chicago Business English Students Attend Company Visits

November 8th, 2016

ELS/Chicago, located at Dominican University, now offers monthly company visits for students enrolled in the Business English Program at the Center.

Discover: ELS/Ruston

November 4th, 2016

In “Discover: ELS/Ruston,” students discuss their time at ELS/Ruston and Louisiana Tech University.

Many Languages, One World 2016 Video

October 28th, 2016

In “Many Languages, One World 2016,” 51 of the 60 winners attend the Many Languages, One World® Global Youth Forum from July 25-31.

Louisiana Tech Ranked No.1 in Louisiana by Money Magazine

October 25th, 2016

Louisiana Tech University, home to ELS/Ruston, has achieved the top ranking in the state of Louisiana in Money’s 2016-2017 Best Colleges report.

Discover: ELS/San Francisco-Downtown

October 21st, 2016

In “Discover: ELS/San Francisco-Downtown,” students and staff discuss ELS/San Francisco-Downtown, highlighting the benefits of living in Downtown San Francisco.

Great Host Families at ELS-Sioux Falls!

October 19th, 2016

ELS-Sioux Falls is pleased to offer excellent opportunities to live with American host families. Brazilian student, Silmara Baruffi, recently visited Badlands National Park and Mt. Rushmore with her host mom (and Augustana University professor), Sandra Looney. Silmara says, “I’m very … Continue reading

Discover: ELS/Hollywood

October 14th, 2016

In “Discover: ELS/Hollywood” students at ELS\Hollywood, at the Los Angeles Film School, discuss their experience at the Center.

ELS/St. Petersburg and Eckerd College Celebrate 40 Years of Partnership

October 11th, 2016

On October 6, 2016, ELS/St. Petersburg and Eckerd College held a celebration to commemorate 40 years of partnership.

The Los Angeles Film School Scholarships Available for October 24 or November 28 Sessions

October 7th, 2016

The Los Angeles Film School, home to ELS/Hollywood, is now accepting applications for its October 24th and November 28th sessions.