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April 2013 CEA Updates

April 2013 Grants of Accreditation

The following accreditation decisions were made at the April 2013 Commission meeting.

Granted 5-year initial accreditation

  • AF International College, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • AF International School of Languages, West Lake Village, CA, USA
  • American Language and Culture Program, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA
  • English Foundation Program, Gulf University for Science & Technology, Hawally, Kuwait
  • English Language Institute, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Institute for English Language Studies, Taylor University, Upland, IN, USA
  • International Education Services/Eurocentres, San Diego, CA, USA

Granted 1-year initial accreditation

  • American Language Academy, Greenboro, NC, USA
  • Educational and Cultural Interactions, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Educational and Cultural Interactions, Dallas, TX, USA
  • English Language Program, University of Michigan, Flint, MI, USA
  • FLS International Boston Commons, Boston, MA, USA
  • FLS International at Citrus College, Glendora, CA, USA
  • FLS International at Las Vegas Institute, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • FLS International at Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA, USA
  • FLS International at Marymount College, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA
  • FLS International at Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, USA
  • Internexus Provo, Provo, UT, USA
  • Intensive English Programs, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, USA
  • Intensive English Program, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, USA
  • Learning Institute of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
  • Portland English Language Academy, Portland, OR, USA
  • South Beach Languages, Miami Beach, FL, USA

Granted 4-year continued accreditation

  • College of English Language (CEL), San Diego, CA, USA
  • English as a Second Language Program, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT, USA
  • Intensive English Program, PALS New Brunswick, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA

Denied accreditation

  • English as a Second Language Program, LA Pacific College, Los Angeles, CA, USA (Appealable)

Granted 1-year accreditation

  • Intensive English Program, St. Michaels University, Colchester, VT, USA

Accreditation period extended through August 2013

  • INTERLINK at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, USA

Accreditation period extended through December 2013

  • Texas Intensive English Program (TIEP) at Lamar, Beaumont, TX, USA

Commission Reviews for Summer 2013

The Commission will conclude review of the following programs and language institutions by its August 2013 meeting.

For initial accreditation

  • Academic English Program and General English Program, INTO Oregon State English as a Second Language International/ESLI, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX, USA
  • English as a Second Language International/ESLI, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
  • English as a Second Language International/ESLI, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, USA
  • English as a Second Language International/ESLI, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA
  • English Center USA, Champaign, IL, USA
  • English Department, Eden College, Dublin, Ireland
  • English Language Institute, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX, USA
  • Global English Academy, Flushing, NY, USA
  • Harriet Fulbright College, Arlington, VA, USA
  • Hello World Language Center, New York, NY, USA
  • Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano/ICPNA, Lima, Peru
  • International Academy of English-San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
  • International Academy of English-Las Vegas East, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • International Academy of English-Las Vegas West, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • International Mid Pac College, Honolulu, HI, USA
  • New York General Consulting, New York, NY, USA
  • Tampa Language Center, Tampa, FL, USA
  • University, Corvallis, OR, USA

For 4-year continued initial accreditation

  • INTERLINK Language Center–Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, USA

For re-accreditation

  • English Language Program, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
  • English Language Programs and Accelerated Certificate Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (ACP TEFL)-University of California, Irvine, Extension, Irvine, CA, USA

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