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American Slang Phrase

This week’s American Slang Phrase is commonly used among college students. This phrase can sometimes mean using little effort, and when college students get lazy that is what they want to do!   Phrase: Kill two birds with one stone Meaning: Completing two tasks at once with only one effort Example: “I’ll kill two birds … Read more

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Weekend Activities!

Friday, January 20th Faculty, Staff, Student Recreation When: 12-8pm Where: Dods Hall Gym Complex What: Open recreation   Men’s Basketball vs. SUNY New Paltz When: 5:30-7:30pm Where: Steele Hall Complex   Fredonia Men’s Hockey vs. Post University When: 7-9:30pm Where: Steele Hall Complex Ice Rink   Welcome Week: BINGO When: 7-9pm Where: Williams Center Multipurpose … Read more

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Weekly Activity Calendar

University classes begin again this week! There are a ton of different welcome activities, sporting events, and other activities to attend after class, and on weekends! Attending activities on campus after class can help you make friends, get involved, and practice your English!   EC Fredonia gives you the opportunity to learn English for university … Read more

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Tips from a Graduating International Student

As a senior student in college, I have done many homework assignments, projects, and exams, etc. I have learned many things though doing those, and I have some tips that want to share with you. First, never put off things until the last minute. If you always do your assignments right before the due date, … Read more

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English in the Summer

  Summer is a great time to start your courses at EC On-Campus at Fredonia!  The weather is divine, the campus is quieter during the Summer semester, and there are so many exciting things to do.  Last Thursday, our students attended the first of the weekly concert series Thursday at the Pier. This outdoor live … Read more

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Minji’s EC Fredonia Experience

Minji is an amazing success story for EC On-Campus at SUNY Fredonia.  She proved to herself and the rest of us that hard work can make anything possible.  Minji had 100% attendance for a 54 week booking in English for Academic Purposes (EAP)!  She wanted to learn English and be successful at university and that … Read more

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Gyuwon’s EC Fredonia experience

Last week Gyuwon from South Korea graduated EC Fredonia at the Advanced level after 17 weeks in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) .  Next semester he will be a full University student at The State University of New York at Fredonia majoring in Computer Science.  According to all his teachers, Gyuwon was a model student with excellent … Read more

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Meet Jacob Czelusta!

Jacob Czelusta is the Assistant Director of International Student Services in the Campus Life Department at Fredonia. After teaching ESL abroad and working at a large university in Dallas, Texas, he decided to come to Fredonia. We asked him a few questions to see what he does on our campus: What are your main responsibilities? “Overall, I make sure … Read more

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Becoming a University Student

What does it take to graduate EC On-Campus at Fredonia and become a full university student? 1. This may seem a bit abstract, but you really have to WANT it.  A can-do mindset will make all the following points possible.  Be mentally prepared to work hard and reach your goals! 2. Come to class!  Everyday. … Read more

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What is Earth Day?

Earth Day is an event that happens each year on April 22nd to celebrate nature and takes action to promote environmental protection. Many countries all around the world have been celebrating Earth Day since 1970. It was started by founder Gaylord Nelson, a US senator at the time who wanted to sustain the environment for … Read more