Monday, November 10, 2014

LCI names Sondra Schreiber as student services director

Sondra Schreiber has been named the assistant director for student services at the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute.

As part of the administrative team, she will counsel the institute’s staff and students on immigration matters, provide academic advising and placement assistance for prospective university students, and develop engagement programs with the greater university and local communities. 

“I am looking forward to getting to know our students and supporting them during their transition to the United States and throughout their stay,” Schreiber said.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Students find autumn fun is ripe for the pickin'

Students in the National Capital Region took a trip recently to Stribling Orchard in Markham, Virginia.

Here's one student's essay about the field trip:
We went on a trip last week to place called Stribling Orchard. We left at 1:00 p.m. with other students and teachers. It was our first trip in LCI. We were excited for
this trip because we were able to pick apples by ourselves and the weather was very nice. When we arrived there, we separated as a group so everyone could pick what they wanted because there were many kind of apples -- green, yellow and red.
We enjoyed the walks through the apple trees and picking our apples. It was extremely beautiful how the apples hang on the trees in different colors. We stayed there for three pleasant hours, and everyone returned to home with plastic bags full of apples. 
The trip was so much fun, and every minute spent was great. It was also time for us to get to know each other. We really enjoyed the trip so much, and the memories of the trip will always be in our minds.