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Independence Day, July 4th

July 4th is America’s birthday. The United States will be 240 years old. On this day in 1776, leaders of the 13 British colonies approved the Declaration of independence. There are community picnics and parades in many towns. Some towns have races and contests for children. Community leaders make speeches. People learn stories about American […]

[ESL Field Trip] 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Columbia College ESL Department is hosting a field trip to National Cherry Blossom Festival. All ESL students are encouraged to attend.  

Father’s Day, June 19th

  Father’s Day is the third Sunday in June. This year Father’s Day is on June 19. It’s a day to think about fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, and the other men in our lives. It’s a day to thank them for the job they do. Children usually do something special for their fathers on this […]

Flag Day, June 14th

  Flag Day is June 14. On this day Americans show their love for the flag as a symbol of liberty. The first “Stars and Stripes” was made in 1777 for General  George Washington. There was one star and one stripe for each of the first 13 states. Later, when a new state joined the […]

Student Welcome Day Photos – 2016 Summer A

Welcome back students ! Columbia College ESL department hosted Student Welcome Day event on June 2nd, 2016. Many returning students and newly joining students enjoyed cookies, chips and other treats. Fairfax Campus – Morning class The Best Student Award was presented to Layla Alghamdi for her excellent academic achievement. She got Starbucks card as a […]

Student Welcome Day – 2016 Summer A

Welcome Students Day in Summer A Session will be held on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at Fairfax Campus, Centreville and Maryland Extensions.

2016 ESL / Online ESL Fair

ESL department hosted ESL & Online ESL Fair on Tuesday, May 17th, 2016. We offered them information about ESL, Online ESL and Financial Aid. Over 30 people enjoyed refreshments, souvenirs and gifts. Thank you for coming all.                             

19 Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend in Washington DC

There’s no better place to spend Memorial Day weekend than in Washington, DC.


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