Thursday, March 27, 2014
Nice Way to Attract People into the World of Modern Technologies at the Window on America Center in Lutsk!
On March 26, 2014 the WOA Center took part at the Information Day that was organized at the Volyn Research library.
The main objective of that day was to raise awareness of the electronic resources of the Center and to attract more visitors to the Center. It is also aims to help people to get up to date information about the United States of America.
The visitors (about 27 people) were proposed to look through the audio books and audio materials, classical American Movies on DVDs, resources on CDs that provide a wealth of materials on US business, education, government, media, etc.
Also there was presented an authoritative resource Information USA for audience seeking information about U.S. political processes, America society, culture, etc.
Welcome to WOA Center in Lutsk!
Thursday, March 20, 2014
The Window on America Center in Lutsk Training Programs Promote Modern Teaching Methods in Effective Learning of English Language!
On March 20, 2014 English language teachers from local and regional schools visited the Window on America Center in Lutsk.
The WOA coordinator made informative presentation about the Center, its resources, numerous programs, meetings and clubs.
The main emphasis was made on
1. language learning programs;
2. Kindles in teaching and learning English;
3. the audio books, etc.
During the meeting the present audience learned much that one could find in the center, its services, etc.
We believe that the acquaintance with the WOA Center is the first step towards the future collaboration!
Monday, March 17, 2014
Educational Advising Center „Osvita“ Provides Services to the Window on America Center in Lutsk Visitors!
On March 17, 2014 the students from Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University expanded their knowledge on Education USA and discussed the key points about issues related to international education and exchange opportunities.
The presentation "Enter to U.S. Universities : how succeed in the accession process and financial aid" was led by Andrew Hatalyak, the Director of OSVITA Educational Advising Center.
During the two hour presentation the main emphasis was made on the following topics:
- the US system of education and the process of entering to universities and colleges in the USA,
- the possibility of receiving financial aid from universities, international organizations and private foundations,
- finding courses or curricula in universities and colleges in the United States of America;
- information about study materials for preparation for the tests, etc.
At the end of the meeting the present audience asked questions about education in the USA and got profound answers.
The individual talks were of great help for the visitors.
If You are interested in the topic of Education in the USA we recommend to come to the Window on America Center in Lutsk and use the resources we have on that topic.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
During the period of time from March 05 till March 10, 2014 the Center visitors were proposed to be present at the series of events devoted to Women’s Day Celebrations.
Of great interest among the visitors was the informative slide-show presentation about the International Women’s Day history, celebration of that holiday in the United States of America and Ukraine.
The present audience was proposed to learn more about the 10 most beautiful American women (Megan Fox, Halle Berry, Jaime Pressly, Marilyn Monroe, Megan Fox, Aureana Tseu, Erika Eleniak, Jessica Alba, Marisa Miller, Eva Pigford). Then the visitors watched a video of Milla Jovovich singing a Ukrainian folk song.
The book exhibition «Famous Women in the United States of America» helped the visitors to get current information about Women’s Day, mainly about the most extraordinary American women in politics, sport, in journalism, in medicine etc.
Monday, March 10, 2014
The visitors gathered at the Center March 09, 2014 for a virtual discussion. The meeting was focused on friendship when people were joined from Ukraine and the United States of America via Skype.
The discussion was led by Kristi Mientka, the American Peace Corps Volunteer.
The meeting was very warm and pleasant that made our WOA Center community even stronger.
The spring Sunday meeting ended with the words of thanks for building bridges of understanding between the USA and Ukraine.
“WE MISS YOU OUR DEAR KRISTIE”, said the WOA Center visitors to the American friend.
We are sure that we will meet You again in Ukraine very very soon!
Thursday, March 6, 2014
The WOA Center in Lutsk Center Joined the World in Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Taras H Shevchenko’s Birth!
March 2014 marks the 200th birthday of Ukrainian poet and artist, Taras Shevchenko, whose literary works are regarded as the foundation of the modern Ukrainian language.
About 30 people joined the event of poetry in celebration of Shevchenko’s lasting impact on national conscience.
There’s no doubt that Taras Shevchenko is Ukraine’s most illustrious poet and the best-known Ukrainian poet abroad. There are monuments to him in Paris, in downtown Washington near DuPont Circle, and in numerous municipalities in Ukrainianheavy Canada.
Within the event there was also exhibition honoring the 200th Anniversary of Taras H. Shevchenko " Taras H. Shevchenko and the World."