CELCIS Stories

Hear from Students

Video of Student Experience | Center for English Language and Culture for International Students at WMU

Meet students from CELCIS

Video of Student Experience | Shaikha Al Arwahi | OMAN | CELCIS at Western Michigan University

Meet Shaikha from Oman

Video of Student Experience | Gabriel Alves | Brazil | CELCIS at Western Michigan University

Meet Gabriel from Brazil

Video of CELCIS Student Spotlight Marthalia

Meet Marthalia from Indonesia

Video of CELCIS Students Explore WMU's Student Recreation Center

Learn about the  Student Recreation Center

Video of CELCIS: As Told by Students

CELCIS: As Told by Students

Student Stories

Ahmed Alashi - Saudi Arabia
Saudi student follows a family tradition of becoming a Bronco

Alain Nzita - Democratic Republic of Congo
Student takes first steps toward his future by studying at CELCIS

Ran Wei - China
CELCIS Alumna pursues degree in sports management 

Ali Neamah - Iraq
Future Iraqi engineer learns English and new perspectives at Western Michigan University

Qi Qi - China
Western Michigan University's ESL program is one sum in degree equation for this Chinese accounting major 


CELCIS marks 40 years of ESL 

CELCIS one of six programs worldwide to reach accreditation milestone

Kalamazoo couple host international students to teach their children about other cultures

Joel Boyd's last lecture