From Life Lessons to Life-Supporting Research

When Pius Kilasy was studying at the University of Delaware, he learned an important lesson when a bus ride that was supposed to take him from Washington D.C. to Newark, DE instead had him en route to Newark, NJ. An ELI alum and a current UD Borel Global Fellow, Kilasy … Continue reading

ACE Program Prepares ESL Teachers, Earns High Student Ratings

When the ACE Program — which stands for Additional Certification in ESOL/Bilingual — was launched in 2016, it was done so with the intention of meeting Delaware’s high demand for certified ESL teachers. Since that time, four cohorts of Delaware educators have taken part in the program, resulting in 55 … Continue reading

Welcome to Session 2 2020

Welcome New Students to Session 2 2020

Welcome to the University of Delaware English Language Institute! We are excited for you to join us online! You can access our Session 2 2020 classes from wherever you are. Wherever you are, we are there! This past summer, we invested in improving the quality of online classes, including intensive … Continue reading

ELI Insights: Advising Remains Vital During the Pandemic

This graphic features a head shot of ADS Instructor, Robert Bushong. To Bushong's right is text that reads, "ELI Insights With ADS Instructor Robert Bushong."

By: Robert Bushong, ADS Instructor What does a typical academic advising session at the UD ELI look like during the pandemic? It looks much the same way as it has for years, with the student and advisor sitting across from each other while discussing how to best meet the student’s … Continue reading