Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP)

Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence: Community Engagement

Thomas Fenton

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2018

Thomas Fenton is a valuable member of the LEAP Intensive English Program and the Department of English Language and Literatures and an important asset to Wright State University. Continue reading

Market value

Wright State business students help LEAP market pronunciation course to local international professionals

As part of a Small Business Marketing Planning course, Raj Soin College of Business students have developed a marketing plan for the Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes Intensive English Program. Continue reading

Students helping students

Tutoring program benefits both LEAP students and domestic students in the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Program. Continue reading

Wright Leader Academy to kick off with new cohort of emerging university leaders

The Wright Leader Academy is designed to help faculty and administrators grow their leadership skills, enhance their internal networks and advance the mission, vision and values of Wright State. Continue reading

Learning with LEAP

Local high school students met with Wright State LEAP students to learn about the program

English language learners from Ponitz High School visited with LEAP students and toured Wright State. Continue reading

Pronunciation practice

International Wright State students and community members learn to improve their pronunciation skills through new class offered by the LEAP Intensive English Program

The goal of Pronunciation Improvement is to teach non-native English speakers difficult aspects of English Continue reading

Boonshoft Scholars scholarship recipient committed to serving others

Julia Hitchcock, who graduated with a degree in biology from Wright State in 2017, is the recipient of the four-year Boonshoft Scholars scholarship. Continue reading

International and Honors students gather to share holiday traditions

University Honors and LEAP Program students got together to discuss holiday traditions in the United States and around the world. Continue reading

Teaching of English propels budding partnership between Wright State and University of Babylon

The University of Babylon wants to model teaching at its English-language center after that of Wright State’s Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP) Intensive English Program. Continue reading

Speaking terms

Wright State to offer pronunciation improvement course for international students, faculty and professionals in the community

The Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes Intensive English program will offer a Pronunciation Improvement course this fall. Continue reading