Since the first Arizona Chinese New Year Festival, held at the UA in 2010, Larry Lang, program manager at theConfucius Institute at the UA, has served as the artistic director for the event.
International students at the University of Arizona (UA) participated in a panel session for more than 60 AVID students at Doolen Middle School in November during International Education Week. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is an initiative that focuses on improving college-readiness. AVID’s mission is “to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.”
Alyssa Goya, a senior in the University of Arizona Honors College, was recently invited to serve in the Peace Corps as an education volunteer to teach 10 to 14 year-olds English at primary schools in South Africa for two years.