Tag Archives: Rice University Intensive English Program

Deepak Uniyal’s ESL Story

Deepak Uniyal was a student in our Intensive English Program almost three years ago. He recently earned his third master’s degree: an MS in Human Resource Development from University of Houston. Deepak, we are so proud of your accomplishments and … Continue reading

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Meeting and Greeting on Independence Day

On July 3rd, the Intensive English students at Rice University were invited to an early 4th of July celebration. The 4th of July or Independence Day is a holiday when the United States celebrates the day it declared its independence … Continue reading

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Alumni Interview: Priscilla Araya from Costa Rica

Before coming to our Intensive English Program, Priscilla had studied business administration and marketing in Costa Rica. She started in level 2 and in only ten months  completed our six-level core program. Shortly after going back home, she was hired … Continue reading

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Entrevista a una alumna: Priscilla Araya de Costa Rica

Antes de ingresar a nuestro Programa de Inglés Intensivo, Priscilla había estudiado administración de negocios y mercadeo en Costa Rica. Comenzó en el nivel 2 y en sólo diez meses completó nuestro programa esencial de seis niveles. Poco después de … Continue reading

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Two Green Flags; One Great Friendship

    Not long ago, we posted a picture of two former ESL students who became like sisters after developing a close friendship in our program. Immediately after, two other former students reached out to the office. They also wanted their … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Diorgenes Borges

Diorgenes says that the teachers were one of the aspects he liked the most about our program. They understood the difference between teaching English to native and non-native speakers. He also enjoyed the multiple opportunities the program offered for students … Continue reading

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We Love Our ESL Students and Teachers!

In the United States, people celebrate Valentine’s Day by exchanging Valentine’s cards, candy or flowers with friends, family and their significant other, and telling their loved ones how much they appreciate them. We expressed our love for ESL students and … Continue reading

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Red Nation Rocks!

This week students watched the Houston Rockets take on New Orleans Pelicans. It was an exciting game that was tense right up until the last point was won – the Pelicans scored a 12 point lead within the last two … Continue reading

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Gravy, Games and Gratitude at the Rice ESL Thanksgiving Luncheon

Happy Fall, Y’all! On a chilly November week, our intensive English students gathered together to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season and contemplate what they’re thankful for in life. Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated in the United States … Continue reading

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ESL Students Celebrate International Education Week with Food and Dancing

This week is International Education Week, a time to highlight the benefits of international education and exchange. With students from five continents and 25 different countries this session, the Rice Intensive English Program has a lot to celebrate – and celebrate … Continue reading

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