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Fumio Kishida, the Japanese Prime Minter, and his childhood in Queens

It’s relatively unknown that Mr. Fumio Kishida, the incumbent Prime Minter of Japan, spent his childhood in Queens and attended local public schools, including PS 13 The Clement C. Moore School in Elmhurst. This is his 2nd grade class photo …

Fumio Kishida, the Japanese Prime Minter, and his childhood in Queens

It’s relatively unknown that Mr. Fumio Kishida, the incumbent Prime Minter of Japan, spent his childhood in Queens and attended local public schools, including PS 13 The Clement C. Moore School in Elmhurst. This is his 2nd grade class photo …

Video lectures for ELJ250: Japanese Literature in Translation

Prof. George Tsouris, who teaches ELJ250 “Japanese Literature in Translation” at LaGuardia Community College, has shared his lecture series on his YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDvT4cnHvdEM3jDFiXxFLoh9OR4xwEWgh).

If you are interested in taking his Japanese Literature in Translation (ELJ250), visit https://laguardia.catalog.cuny.edu/courses/1092821

Video lectures for ELJ250: Japanese Literature in Translation

Prof. George Tsouris, who teaches ELJ250 “Japanese Literature in Translation” at LaGuardia Community College, has shared his lecture series on his YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDvT4cnHvdEM3jDFiXxFLoh9OR4xwEWgh).

If you are interested in taking his Japanese Literature in Translation (ELJ250), visit https://laguardia.catalog.cuny.edu/courses/1092821

The Japanese film “Drive My Car” won the Golden Globe 2022 and other international awards

The movie “Drive My Car” (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14039582/; directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi) won the Golden Globe for best non-English language film and several other international awards from the National Society of Film Critics in 2022.

“Drive My Car,” based on …

The Japanese film “Drive My Car” won the Golden Globe 2022 and other international awards

The movie “Drive My Car” (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14039582/; directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi) won the Golden Globe for best non-English language film and several other international awards from the National Society of Film Critics in 2022.

“Drive My Car,” based on …

The future of English-language education in Japan

The failure to restructure/redesign English education last few years cast uncertainties in how to teach English in Japan.

“The education ministry [in Japan] originally envisaged outsourcing the English component of the test to the private sector, which it was believed

The future of English-language education in Japan

The failure to restructure/redesign English education last few years cast uncertainties in how to teach English in Japan.

“The education ministry [in Japan] originally envisaged outsourcing the English component of the test to the private sector, which it was believed

How Japanese deal with the cold and flu seasons (10 remedies)

This Pimsleur blog introduces top 10 natural Japaense home remedies to deal with the cold and flu seasons. Some (probably many of them) are completely folk cures and may not have any scientific evidence as a cure. There might be …

How Japanese deal with the cold and flu seasons (10 remedies)

This Pimsleur blog introduces top 10 natural Japaense home remedies to deal with the cold and flu seasons. Some (probably many of them) are completely folk cures and may not have any scientific evidence as a cure. There might be …

Japanese companies still expect workers with foreign nationals to have advanced Japaense language skills

This Nikkei Asia article discusses that Japanese companies are still expecting workers with foreign nationals to have advanced Japanese language skill.

Quote: “According to a survey of data from two job placement services in Japan, more than 70% of specialist …

Japanese companies still expect workers with foreign nationals to have advanced Japaense language skills

This Nikkei Asia article discusses that Japanese companies are still expecting workers with foreign nationals to have advanced Japanese language skill.

Quote: “According to a survey of data from two job placement services in Japan, more than 70% of specialist …

Japan Club’s New Year Event 2022 (see you in 2023!)

Happy New Year! The Japan Club had celebrated the Japanese New Year on campus until 2019, but we had to cancel this event in the past two years. We hope that we can resume this tradition next year. Here are …

Japan Club’s New Year Event 2022 (see you in 2023!)

Happy New Year! The Japan Club had celebrated the Japanese New Year on campus until 2019, but we had to cancel this event in the past two years. We hope that we can resume this tradition next year. Here are …

On-campus job opportunity for Spring 2022 (Peer Advisor; $15.61/h; deadline 1/14/2022)

The Peer Academy is hiring Peer Advisors for Spring 2022 through Monday, December 6, 2021 and Friday, January 14, 2022. Potential Peer Advisors must have a GPA of 2.8 or greater and a minimum of 18 credits. This is an …

On-campus job opportunity for Spring 2022 (Peer Advisor; $15.61/h; deadline 1/14/2022)

The Peer Academy is hiring Peer Advisors for Spring 2022 through Monday, December 6, 2021 and Friday, January 14, 2022. Potential Peer Advisors must have a GPA of 2.8 or greater and a minimum of 18 credits. This is an …

Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) services at LaGuardia Community College

The Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) Team has created a series of short tutorial videos on career development services by their department. See below for a few example videos. See their YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrKrShyNj36RY0yVUQH_LaQ/videos) for more …

Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) services at LaGuardia Community College

The Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) Team has created a series of short tutorial videos on career development services by their department. See below for a few example videos. See their YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrKrShyNj36RY0yVUQH_LaQ/videos) for more …

JapanFes (Japanese street fair) in 2022

Happy New Year! JapanFes (Japanese street fair) has just announced its 2022 event calendar. See The JapanFes’s website (https://www.japanfes.com) for more information.

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Japan Fes 2022 calendar
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Saturday, April 9, 2022 @ East Village
Saturday, April 30, …

JapanFes (Japanese street fair) in 2022

Happy New Year! JapanFes (Japanese street fair) has just announced its 2022 event calendar. See The JapanFes’s website (https://www.japanfes.com) for more information.

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Japan Fes 2022 calendar
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Saturday, April 9, 2022 @ East Village
Saturday, April 30, …

Japan Parade 2022 (May 2022)

To celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Japan’s first delegation to the U.S. led by Ambassador Tomomi Iwakura, the Japan Day Organization Committee is planning to have a Japan Parade in May 2022 (around the same time as its annual …

Japan Parade 2022 (May 2022)

To celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Japan’s first delegation to the U.S. led by Ambassador Tomomi Iwakura, the Japan Day Organization Committee is planning to have a Japan Parade in May 2022 (around the same time as its annual …

More students are studying Japanese and Korean in the U.K. too

This Guardian article reports that the number of students studying or majoring in Korean and Japanese has increased at the universities in the U.K. according to the recent report by the University Council of Modern Languages (https://university-council-modern-languages.org).

Quote: …

More students are studying Japanese and Korean in the U.K. too

This Guardian article reports that the number of students studying or majoring in Korean and Japanese has increased at the universities in the U.K. according to the recent report by the University Council of Modern Languages (https://university-council-modern-languages.org).

Quote: …

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook: Field of Degree (FOD)

What kind of jobs can you get after obtaining a degree in foreign language?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics just published new labor statistics data categorized by different academic disciplines (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/field-of-degree/). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ …

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook: Field of Degree (FOD)

What kind of jobs can you get after obtaining a degree in foreign language?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics just published new labor statistics data categorized by different academic disciplines (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/field-of-degree/). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ …

Music playlist by Intermediate Japaense students in Fall 2021

Prof. Kyoko Toyama’s students in Intermediate Japaense classes (ELJ103/ELJ104) in Fall 2021 put together their favorite music into a playlist. Here is the link to the playlist.

And the direct links to each song.

  1. Yorushika – “Say It.” (Music Video)

Music playlist by Intermediate Japaense students in Fall 2021

Prof. Kyoko Toyama’s students in Intermediate Japaense classes (ELJ103/ELJ104) in Fall 2021 put together their favorite music into a playlist. Here is the link to the playlist.

And the direct links to each song.

  1. Yorushika – “Say It.” (Music Video)

Vaccination requirement reminder for Spring 2022

This is a reminder that CUNY requires all students be vaccinated if they take an in-person or a hybrid (partially in-person) class in Spring 2022. See this CUNY’s policy (https://www.cuny.edu/coronavirus/university-updates/spring-vaccination-mandate-deadlines/) for more information.

The deadlines are:

  • Moderna: Friday,

Vaccination requirement reminder for Spring 2022

This is a reminder that CUNY requires all students be vaccinated if they take an in-person or a hybrid (partially in-person) class in Spring 2022. See this CUNY’s policy (https://www.cuny.edu/coronavirus/university-updates/spring-vaccination-mandate-deadlines/) for more information.

The deadlines are:

  • Moderna: Friday,

An exhibition of Hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) at the U.N.

Prof. Kyoko Toyama brought students in her Japanese language classes to “Three Quarters of A Century After Hiroshima and Nagasaki,” an exhibition of Hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) at the U.N.

The exhibit tells the stories of the Hibakusha through testimonials …

An exhibition of Hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) at the U.N.

Prof. Kyoko Toyama brought students in her Japanese language classes to “Three Quarters of A Century After Hiroshima and Nagasaki,” an exhibition of Hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) at the U.N.

The exhibit tells the stories of the Hibakusha through testimonials …

Low cost HyFlex (simultaneous virtual/in-person) setting for small meetings

The Japan Club resumed in-person meetings in November 2021, but many members preferred to participate in the club meetings online (on Discord). So, we quickly put together a low-cost HyFlex (simultaneous virtual/in-person) environment so that we can host club meetings …

Low cost HyFlex (simultaneous virtual/in-person) setting for small meetings

The Japan Club resumed in-person meetings in November 2021, but many members preferred to participate in the club meetings online (on Discord). So, we quickly put together a low-cost HyFlex (simultaneous virtual/in-person) environment so that we can host club meetings …

Job opportunity: Taiyo Food, a Japanese grocery store in Sunnyside, is back after the fire

Taiyo Food, a Japanese grocery store in Sunnyside, (https://www.facebook.com/TAIYO.FOODS.SUNNYSIDE/)had to close its store due to the fire in the summer of 2021, but it is planning to re-open at a new location. They are currently looking for re-open …

Job opportunity: Taiyo Food, a Japanese grocery store in Sunnyside, is back after the fire

Taiyo Food, a Japanese grocery store in Sunnyside, (https://www.facebook.com/TAIYO.FOODS.SUNNYSIDE/)had to close its store due to the fire in the summer of 2021, but it is planning to re-open at a new location. They are currently looking for re-open …

The EPIC Program (Teaching English in Korea)

EPIK (English Program in Korea) was established in 1995 and is affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education. Since its inception, EPIK has had the goals of improving the English-speaking abilities of Korean students and teachers, developing cultural exchange between …

The EPIC Program (Teaching English in Korea)

EPIK (English Program in Korea) was established in 1995 and is affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education. Since its inception, EPIK has had the goals of improving the English-speaking abilities of Korean students and teachers, developing cultural exchange between …

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program for 2023 (deadline on 11/27/2022)

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) is a prestigious national study abroad scholarship, which covers all the cost for a summer study abroad in 2023 to selected countries (including Japan). The program requires some level knowledge of language that you are …

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program for 2023 (deadline on 11/27/2022)

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) is a prestigious national study abroad scholarship, which covers all the cost for a summer study abroad in 2023 to selected countries (including Japan). The program requires some level knowledge of language that you are …

A list of transfer scholarships for CUNY community college students

LaGuardia’s Transfer Services (https://www.laguardia.edu/transferservices/) put together a list of scholarship opportunities for CUNY transfer students. If you are planning to transfer, please make sure to explore these opportunities too.

A list of transfer scholarships for CUNY community college students

LaGuardia’s Transfer Services (https://www.laguardia.edu/transferservices/) put together a list of scholarship opportunities for CUNY transfer students. If you are planning to transfer, please make sure to explore these opportunities too.

Engrish in Japan

“Engrish in Japan” (https://www.facebook.com/groups/EngrishInJapan/) is a very popular Facebook group that collects unique and sometimes very ironic usages of English in Japan. If you speak only English, they are just strange errors. If you understand the Japanese language, …

Engrish in Japan

“Engrish in Japan” (https://www.facebook.com/groups/EngrishInJapan/) is a very popular Facebook group that collects unique and sometimes very ironic usages of English in Japan. If you speak only English, they are just strange errors. If you understand the Japanese language, …

FLAS Fellowship (Summer 2022 study abroad scholarship; up to $7,500)

This is a great opportunity for those who want to continue learning Japanese beyond the 2nd-year level.

FLAS is a prestigious national fellowship program for student (including community college students) to develop advanced language skills through short-term study abroad experience. …

FLAS Fellowship (Summer 2022 study abroad scholarship; up to $7,500)

This is a great opportunity for those who want to continue learning Japanese beyond the 2nd-year level.

FLAS is a prestigious national fellowship program for student (including community college students) to develop advanced language skills through short-term study abroad experience. …

Guttman Transfer Scholarships (up to $4,000; deadline on 1/3/2021)

If you have a GPA of 3.5 or above and are transferring to one of these CUNY campuses (Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman, and Queens College), you may be qualified to apply for Guttman Transfer Scholarships. Guttman Scholars will receive up …

Guttman Transfer Scholarships (up to $4,000; deadline on 1/3/2021)

If you have a GPA of 3.5 or above and are transferring to one of these CUNY campuses (Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman, and Queens College), you may be qualified to apply for Guttman Transfer Scholarships. Guttman Scholars will receive up …

How Japan is preventing domestic COVID-19 cases and its costs

Japan is one of the few countries that have been extremely successful in curving new COVID-19 cases in the last few months. Despite a large amount of international traffic for the Tokyo Olympic Games in the summer of 2021, there …

How Japan is preventing domestic COVID-19 cases and its costs

Japan is one of the few countries that have been extremely successful in curving new COVID-19 cases in the last few months. Despite a large amount of international traffic for the Tokyo Olympic Games in the summer of 2021, there …

Borrowed vocabulary (外来語) in Japan

The Japan Times has published an article about 外来語 (gairaigo or borrowed vocabulary from another language). How many of them do you know?

  1. アーカイブ (ākaibu, archive)
  2. アウトソーシング (autosōshing, outsourcing)
  3. アパート (apāto, apartment)
  4. アルバイト (arubaito, part-time job, German)
  5. アンケート (ankēto, survey,

Borrowed vocabulary (外来語) in Japan

The Japan Times has published an article about 外来語 (gairaigo or borrowed vocabulary from another language). How many of them do you know?

  1. アーカイブ (ākaibu, archive)
  2. アウトソーシング (autosōshing, outsourcing)
  3. アパート (apāto, apartment)
  4. アルバイト (arubaito, part-time job, German)
  5. アンケート (ankēto, survey,

Karaoke Day by the Japan Club (12/19/2021)

The Japan Club is planning on going to Duet 35 (https://www.karaokeduet.com) again! This will be for 6 hours (however, we can leave earlier if we want to). This time around, the Japan Club CANNOT cover the funds for …

Karaoke Day by the Japan Club (12/19/2021)

The Japan Club is planning on going to Duet 35 (https://www.karaokeduet.com) again! This will be for 6 hours (however, we can leave earlier if we want to). This time around, the Japan Club CANNOT cover the funds for …

Lost Decades in Japan and an attempt to fight back against recession

The 10-year period after the Japanese bubble economy collapse in 1991 was called the Lost Decade (失われた十年) because of a long-term recession in Japan. An increasing number of economists now see that it was actually the Lost Decades (失われた三十年) — …

Lost Decades in Japan and an attempt to fight back against recession

The 10-year period after the Japanese bubble economy collapse in 1991 was called the Lost Decade (失われた十年) because of a long-term recession in Japan. An increasing number of economists now see that it was actually the Lost Decades (失われた三十年) — …

Flushing walk tour by the Japan Club (Date TBD bet 11/27 and 12/6)

One of the members is a licensed NYC tour guide and he suggested/offered to take the Anime Club and the Japan Club on a free walking tour in Flushing. The walking tour would last 2-6 hours and would be around …

Flushing walk tour by the Japan Club (Date TBD bet 11/27 and 12/6)

One of the members is a licensed NYC tour guide and he suggested/offered to take the Anime Club and the Japan Club on a free walking tour in Flushing. The walking tour would last 2-6 hours and would be around …

Secret Santa event by the Japan Club (12/15/2021)

The Anime & Japan Club invites you to a Holiday/Secret Santa Party in Room MB-77 on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 from 2:15-4:15pm. Please join us for the gift exchange, games, music, and snacks! Sign up at https://bit.ly/3FHone4 and purchase Secret …

Secret Santa event by the Japan Club (12/15/2021)

The Anime & Japan Club invites you to a Holiday/Secret Santa Party in Room MB-77 on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 from 2:15-4:15pm. Please join us for the gift exchange, games, music, and snacks! Sign up at https://bit.ly/3FHone4 and purchase Secret …

Thanksgiving in Japan (Labor Thanksgiving / 勤労感謝の日)

Here is a trivia for Japanese Option students who need to show off their knowledge from their schoolwork to the extended family members during the Thanksgiving meal. In short, rough equivalencies between the U.S. Thanksgiving and the Japanese Thanksgiving are:…

Thanksgiving in Japan (Labor Thanksgiving / 勤労感謝の日)

Here is a trivia for Japanese Option students who need to show off their knowledge from their schoolwork to the extended family members during the Thanksgiving meal. In short, rough equivalencies between the U.S. Thanksgiving and the Japanese Thanksgiving are:…

A momentum in the LBGTQ rights in Japan

The contemporary Japan struggles with the lack of innovations and with the shackles of traditionalism, but one of the few areas of social changes appears in the LGBTQ community. Quote: “For all the LDP’s backwardness [in politics], [public] attitudes have …

A momentum in the LBGTQ rights in Japan

The contemporary Japan struggles with the lack of innovations and with the shackles of traditionalism, but one of the few areas of social changes appears in the LGBTQ community. Quote: “For all the LDP’s backwardness [in politics], [public] attitudes have …

Best way to learn Japaense online (by AM New York)

AM New York has published an article introducing various online language learning programs for the Japaense language. The site introduces three online learning courses (Pimsleur, Rype, and Preply Tutors) and various tips for learning Japanese.

Below are the direct links …

Best way to learn Japaense online (by AM New York)

AM New York has published an article introducing various online language learning programs for the Japaense language. The site introduces three online learning courses (Pimsleur, Rype, and Preply Tutors) and various tips for learning Japanese.

Below are the direct links …

イケメン官能絵巻 (Ikemen Sensual Picture Scroll)

A conflict between the thousands-year-long tradition of Japanese buddism and the world famose Japanese pop-culture sparked with イケメン官能絵巻, or Ikemen Sensual Picture Scroll, the artwork installed in Kokujoji Temple in Niigata Prefecture.…

イケメン官能絵巻 (Ikemen Sensual Picture Scroll)

A conflict between the thousands-year-long tradition of Japanese buddism and the world famose Japanese pop-culture sparked with イケメン官能絵巻, or Ikemen Sensual Picture Scroll, the artwork installed in Kokujoji Temple in Niigata Prefecture.…

Popular YouTuber about Japan: WAO RYU! ONLY in JAPAN

WAO RYU! ONLY in JAPAN features unique culture and practice in Japan such as the advanced technology of vending machines and the traditional public bath house (sentou) that still exists in Tokyo. https://www.youtube.com/c/WaoryuONLYinJAPAN/

Popular YouTuber about Japan: WAO RYU! ONLY in JAPAN

WAO RYU! ONLY in JAPAN features unique culture and practice in Japan such as the advanced technology of vending machines and the traditional public bath house (sentou) that still exists in Tokyo. https://www.youtube.com/c/WaoryuONLYinJAPAN/

Popular YouTuber about Japan: Micaela ミカエラ

Micaela (ミカエラ) (https://www.youtube.com/c/Ciaela/) is a Canadian living Fukuoka in the Kyushu island for over 15 years. She features a lot of different not-so-well-known places and culture of the mostly countrysides of Japan. Many of her videos are bilingual …

Popular YouTuber about Japan: Micaela ミカエラ

Micaela (ミカエラ) (https://www.youtube.com/c/Ciaela/) is a Canadian living Fukuoka in the Kyushu island for over 15 years. She features a lot of different not-so-well-known places and culture of the mostly countrysides of Japan. Many of her videos are bilingual …

The mysterious disappearance of the delta varian in Japan

The number of COVID in Japan has decreased from its peak of an average of 20,000 cases per day in the summer of 2021 (probably due to the increased international traffic for the Tokyo Olympics) to an average of 150 …

The mysterious disappearance of the delta varian in Japan

The number of COVID in Japan has decreased from its peak of an average of 20,000 cases per day in the summer of 2021 (probably due to the increased international traffic for the Tokyo Olympics) to an average of 150 …

Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship: Meet LaGuardia’s Cooke Scholars (12/1/2021)

If you are applying for Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship in 2021-2022 (https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarship/how-to-apply/), this will be a great opportunity to meet with the recipients of the JKC scholarships at LaGuardia. The event will be virtual at 3:00 pm …

Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship: Meet LaGuardia’s Cooke Scholars (12/1/2021)

If you are applying for Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship in 2021-2022 (https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarship/how-to-apply/), this will be a great opportunity to meet with the recipients of the JKC scholarships at LaGuardia. The event will be virtual at 3:00 pm …

The U.S. effort to reconcile between Japan and Korea failed

The U.S. effort to reconcile between Japan and Korea failed despite the intervention by the second highest ranked U.S. diplomat. Japan and South Korea have been trying to improve their relationship in the last few years, but their diplomatic and …

The U.S. effort to reconcile between Japan and Korea failed

The U.S. effort to reconcile between Japan and Korea failed despite the intervention by the second highest ranked U.S. diplomat. Japan and South Korea have been trying to improve their relationship in the last few years, but their diplomatic and …

EverUp Micro-Credentials Winter-Spring 2022 ($300 stipend; deadline on 11/30/2021)

NY Jobs CEO Council (https://nyjobsceocouncil.org) is organizing this paid micro-credential training for current CUNY students. Participants will receive a micro-credential on the topic of your training choice and a $300 stipend. The deadline is Tuesday, November 30, 2021. …

EverUp Micro-Credentials Winter-Spring 2022 ($300 stipend; deadline on 11/30/2021)

NY Jobs CEO Council (https://nyjobsceocouncil.org) is organizing this paid micro-credential training for current CUNY students. Participants will receive a micro-credential on the topic of your training choice and a $300 stipend. The deadline is Tuesday, November 30, 2021. …

Call for participants in the Asian American COVID-19 Oral History Project (for a $25 gift card)

We are looking for current or former LaGuardia students to participate in interviews for the Asian American COVID-19 Oral History Project. This oral history collection aims to document the experience of LaGuardia Community College students, especially those of the Asian …

Call for participants in the Asian American COVID-19 Oral History Project (for a $25 gift card)

We are looking for current or former LaGuardia students to participate in interviews for the Asian American COVID-19 Oral History Project. This oral history collection aims to document the experience of LaGuardia Community College students, especially those of the Asian …

Call for papers: Asian American Voices (deadline on 12/10/2021)

Asian American Voices aims to celebrate the diversity of Asian and Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage at LaGuardia Community College. Inaugurated in 2019, the journal explores these diverse narratives, histories, cultures, and religions, among other topics. LaGuardia students of …

Call for papers: Asian American Voices (deadline on 12/10/2021)

Asian American Voices aims to celebrate the diversity of Asian and Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage at LaGuardia Community College. Inaugurated in 2019, the journal explores these diverse narratives, histories, cultures, and religions, among other topics. LaGuardia students of …

Calligraphy Workshop by Prof. Miho Fujimori (11/20/2021)

Prof. Miho Fujimori, an instructor of the Japanese language class, is offering a Japanese calligraphy lesson in her class on Saturday, November 20, 2021 (1:00pm-2:30pm). This part of class is open to all Japanese students in Fall 2021. The workshop …

Calligraphy Workshop by Prof. Miho Fujimori (11/20/2021)

Prof. Miho Fujimori, an instructor of the Japanese language class, is offering a Japanese calligraphy lesson in her class on Saturday, November 20, 2021 (1:00pm-2:30pm). This part of class is open to all Japanese students in Fall 2021. The workshop …

CUNY Belle Zeller Scholarship 2022-2023 ($5,000; deadline on 2/4/2022)

Applications for the 2022-2023 Belle Zeller Scholarship is open now. Eligibility for the scholarship includes having completed at least 16 credits at a CUNY college, with a 3.75 GPA or better, and having performed significant community service. Belle Zeller Scholars …

CUNY Belle Zeller Scholarship 2022-2023 ($5,000; deadline on 2/4/2022)

Applications for the 2022-2023 Belle Zeller Scholarship is open now. Eligibility for the scholarship includes having completed at least 16 credits at a CUNY college, with a 3.75 GPA or better, and having performed significant community service. Belle Zeller Scholars …

Controversies over sushi in the U.S.

This interactive New York Times article introduces an interesting story of how sushi has become part of the American everyday cuisines. An interesting true story about complexities of faith of the Unification Church, culinary culture in the U.S., globalization, and …

Controversies over sushi in the U.S.

This interactive New York Times article introduces an interesting story of how sushi has become part of the American everyday cuisines. An interesting true story about complexities of faith of the Unification Church, culinary culture in the U.S., globalization, and …

On-campus Job Opportunity (Student Success Mentor in Spring 2022 / $15 per hour)

LaGuardia Community College is recruiting current LaGuardia students who are interested in a paid, in-person position as a Student Success Mentor (SSM). The deadline for application is Friday, December 3, 2021.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Attending and participating in required training

On-campus Job Opportunity (Student Success Mentor in Spring 2022 / $15 per hour)

LaGuardia Community College is recruiting current LaGuardia students who are interested in a paid, in-person position as a Student Success Mentor (SSM). The deadline for application is Friday, December 3, 2021.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Attending and participating in required training

On-campus job opportunity: LaGuardia Street Team (Fall 2021 Session II)

LaGuardia Street Team is a group of student collaborators that contribute to multimedia projects for the college’s official Social Media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Youtube) and main website. Join the team and help us with the creation of …

On-campus job opportunity: LaGuardia Street Team (Fall 2021 Session II)

LaGuardia Street Team is a group of student collaborators that contribute to multimedia projects for the college’s official Social Media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Youtube) and main website. Join the team and help us with the creation of …

NYU’s Community College Transfer Opportunity Program (CCTOP) ($8,000-$20,000/year)

LaGuardia Community College is one of the community colleges that participates in NYU’s Community College Transfer Opportunity Program (CCTOP).

The CCTOP is a renewable scholarship opportunity, ranging from $8,000-$20,000/year, based on financial need, for students from select area community colleges. …

NYU’s Community College Transfer Opportunity Program (CCTOP) ($8,000-$20,000/year)

LaGuardia Community College is one of the community colleges that participates in NYU’s Community College Transfer Opportunity Program (CCTOP).

The CCTOP is a renewable scholarship opportunity, ranging from $8,000-$20,000/year, based on financial need, for students from select area community colleges. …

List of scholarships for non-U.S. citizens (Immigrants Rising) 2021

Immigrants Rising puts together a list of scholarships for undergraduate students without the U.S. citizenship. They have published the two documents (one for scholarships and the other for fellowships) on their website.…

List of scholarships for non-U.S. citizens (Immigrants Rising) 2021

Immigrants Rising puts together a list of scholarships for undergraduate students without the U.S. citizenship. They have published the two documents (one for scholarships and the other for fellowships) on their website.…

Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution Leader 2021 (LaGuardia Community College)

LaGuardia Community College has been named a 2021 Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) Leader by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Prof. Robin Kietlinski, one of the Japan Studies faculty, received a Fulbright Scholarship for her …

Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution Leader 2021 (LaGuardia Community College)

LaGuardia Community College has been named a 2021 Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) Leader by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Prof. Robin Kietlinski, one of the Japan Studies faculty, received a Fulbright Scholarship for her …