Our new intern, Kana Hamada, enjoying the San Diego Zoo.

EC San Diego Welcomes Our New Intern

Meet our new intern, Kana Hamada, from Japan! Kana is joining us from EC San Francisco where she spent a year as a student learning English at EC San Francisco. The differences between San Diego and San Francisco are apparent, especially the city layout and weather. San Francisco is known for its cold, windy climate while … Read more


Giving Thanks at EC SD: Thanksgiving Potluck Party

Last Thursday EC San Diego enjoyed a festive Thanksgiving Potluck Party with students, faculty and staff. Tables were adorned with cut-out turkeys, pumpkins and, of course, tons of delicious food! Students brought home-made desserts and popular dishes from their home countries. EC San Diego supplied traditional, American Thanksgiving treats, such as pumpkin and apple pie. It was a festive feast … Read more

Students interviewing voters at a local polling place.

Voting in the United States

EC San Diego students in Gary Katz’s advanced class went on a field trip to get a sneak peak into the American voting process in action. Students had the opportunity to observe firsthand the American voting process. To get a better understanding of how the general election works, students took a field trip down to a local polling place to watch and observe people … Read more

EC San Diego students dress up for the annual Halloween party.

A Spooktacular Halloween Party

Students from EC San Diego got their first taste of American tradition and culture during Halloween, not only from the sweets given out, but also from a Spooktacular Halloween party hosted by EC. Faculty and staff dressed up in full, galactic fashion as famous Star Wars characters. Darth Vader and his Storm Troopers stormed the hall taunting students to get involved in the Halloween … Read more

EC Makes Strides for Cancer

Last Sunday, October 16th, EC San Diego participated in the annual cancer event, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, organized by the American Cancer Society. EC San Diego staff met at Balboa Park bright and early at 7 a.m. with their supportive pink t-shirts to match. The enthusiasm and strong spirits primed the crowd for an inspiring … Read more