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June 2013 CEA Updates

June 2013 Grants of Accreditation

The Commission announced the following decisions at its June 17, 2013, meeting.

Granted 5-year initial accreditation
  • Global English Academy, Flushing, NY, USA
  • Goal Training Educational Center, Skokie, IL, USA
Granted 1-year initial accreditation
  • Mountain Language Institute, Golden, CO, USA
  • English Department, Eden College, Dublin, Ireland
  • 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, 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
  • Harriet Fulbright College, Arlington, VA, USA
  • Hello World Language Center, New York, NY, USA
  • International Mid Pac College, Honolulu, HI, USA
Granted 1-year accreditation of an additional branch
  • LCI Lakeland, Lakeland, FL, USA
Granted 4-year continued accreditation
  • INTERLINK Language Center, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, USA
Granted 10-year re-accreditation
  • English Language Program, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
Granted 1-year re-accreditation
  • English Language programs and Accelerated Certificate Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of California, Irvine Extension, Irvine, CA, USA

Commission Reviews for Summer 2013

The following programs and institutions will be reviewed by the August 2013 meeting of the Commission.

For 4-year continued accreditation
  • Intensive English Language Programs, Ball State University, Munci, IN, USA
  • International Center for English, Arkansas State University, State University, AK, USA
For initial accreditation
  • Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano (ICPNA)  Lima, Peru
  • Harvest English Institute / Newark (Main Campus), Newark, NJ, USA
  • Harvest English Institute / Long Branch, Long Branch, NJ, USA
  • New York General Consulting, New York, NY, USA
  • Academic English and General English Programs, INTO Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
  • International Educational Center, Glenview,IL, USA
  • Massachusetts International Academy, Marlborough, MA, USA
  • Portland State University Intensive English Language Program, Portland, OR, USA
  • Selnate International School, Provo, UT, USA
  • University Language Institute, Tulsa, OK, USA
  • C.C.B. School of Atlanta, Duluth, GA, USA
  • Bell Language School, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • A.C.E. at Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA, USA
  • A.C.E. at Montana State University , Bozeman, MT, USA
  • ASC English, Boston, MA, USA
  • American Language Communication Center(Manhattan-Main Campus) , New York, NY, USA
  • American Language Communication Center, (Queens) Elmhurst, NY, USA
  • English Center USA, Champaign, IL, USA
  • Stephen F. Austin State University English Language Institute, Nacogdoches, TX, USA
  • Tampa Language Center, Tampa, FL, USA
  • 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


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