CLS Program News


CLS Adds Swahili to Languages Offered in 2016

The CLS Program is happy to announce the addition of Swahili as a language offered by the CLS Program in 2016. The CLS Swahili Program will accept students at the Beginning, Advanced Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels.Swahili, often referred to as Kiswahili, is the national language of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, and the Democratic Republic of Congo and the lingua franca for as man...

CLS Alumnus Takes 3rd Prize in Malay Speech Championship

Wyatt Gordon (Malang, Indonesia 2010) made history in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in August of this year by becoming the first American to make it to the finals of the International Malay Language Speech Championship in the competition’s nine years. In front of the Prime Minister of Malaysia and millions of television viewers across Southeast Asia, Wyatt delivered a speech on finding his heritage ...

Announcing the 10th Anniversary CLS Alumni Photo Contest

Attention, CLS alumni! With the 10th anniversary of the CLS program coming up, we are pleased to announce an anniversary alumni photo contest. This contest is open to all CLS program alumni so that we can capture the program in photographs from its inception in 2006. Submissions will be accepted from August 20th to September 25th. Submissions should fall under one of four categories: Particip...

Announcing the 2015 CLS Alumni Development Fund

The 2015 CLS Alumni Development Fund application is now available and we invite you all to apply. For the first time ever, the ADF is open to all CLS alumni. Former ADF recipients are welcome to apply, though preference will be given to alumni who have not received an ADF grant before. The ADF provides a limited number of small grants to CLS alumni to fund a project/event/activity that provides r...