INTERLINK at Montana State University
Committed to transformative language education and promoting cross-cultural understanding, INTERLINK strives for a world where humility, respect, and sensitivity prevail, and teachers and students contribute to enhanced communication among diverse peoples.
We provide intensive English instruction, academic preparation, and cross-cultural training to empower students to succeed in academic, professional, and personal realms. With standards of quality and fairness as our guides, we promote enhanced learning and higher order thinking skills, grounded in an ethos of service.
- Humanistic orientation
- Heuristic learning
Bridger Bowl Ski Day Have you ever experienced downhill skiing in Montana? It is a great sport! On Saturday, January 28th, 2017 a group of 12 International students from Korea, Turkey, and China ventured to the local ski area, Bridger Bowl. Most of the students took a ski lesson in the morning. Three or four[…]
“All Are Welcome in This Place” INTERLINK partner institutions are closely monitoring the implications of the January 27 Executive Order and will respond as needs indicate. As ever, INTERLINK instructors sensitively and thoughtfully work with their students and welcome private or class discussion about their worlds, their perspectives, and their feelings. Directors and other[…]
“It helps to know where the students come from to be able to help them adjust to life at MSU.” Amy Engblom, Student Advisor and Activity Coordinator at A.C.E. Language Institute at Montana State University traveled from Bozeman, Montana to Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey in May 2016 and visited former A.C.E. students and Turkish university professors.[…]
Montana State University recently hosted 20 Pakistani teachers for six weeks at part of the Teaching Excellence and Achievement program through the U.S. State Department. A.C.E. Language Institute was tapped to provide a series of professional development activities. A.C.E. teachers at MSU met with Pakistani teachers initially to learn about their teaching contexts and talk shop. Three[…]
International students have the opportunity to enjoy many activities on university campuses and in the community. A.C.E. at Montana State University staff member Amy Engblom reveals the top 10 student activities for our Montana Institute! At A.C.E. Language Institute at Montana State University, students and staff have really had some fun times together. Here is a[…]
A.C.E. Language Institute at MSU and the Office of International Programs at Montana State University celebrated the 20th anniversary of the partnership between Associates in Cultural Exchange and Montana State University on September 29, 2015. Around 100 guests, colleagues, and students—both former and current—gathered at the MSU Alumni Foundation Great Room at 3:00pm. Dr. David[…]