Applications Available Now for Kaneko Day Camp 2015

altEarly Bird Discount Ends June 30!

Kaneko Day Camp (KDC) is an annual event put on by the students and staff at TIUA.  KDC is a great way for children to get a taste of Japanese culture.  This year's camp begins Monday, August 3, running through Thursday, August 6, 2015. 

Camp is from 8:30AM until Noon each day, except for Thursday's Camp which ends about 12:45 pm.  On Thursday, we offer a bento-style lunch for all participants, a chance for the parents to tour the classrooms, and a Japanese dance demonstration.

Campers are divided into groups of 10-15 children and they attend a variety of 30 minute sessions on various topics such as origami, songs, games, and more!

This year we are offering an Early Bird Discount if you register and pay by June 30!

Click here for more information and photos!


Yearbook Photo Contest Winners Announced!

altThe photos are in, the judges have voted, and we are happy to announce the winners of the Yearbook Photo Contest!

A record-breaking 157 entries were accepted and it was very difficult to choose the award recipients.  Thank you so much to those who entered your pictures to the contest.  Also big thanks goes to our volunteer judges: Samuel Swanson, Tamara Smith, Russell Fauss, and Barby Dressler.

You will see these pictures in 2015 ASP Yearbook, which will come out in early December. There are so many good pictures that did not make to the awards, but some of those pictures may be also used in the yearbook."

The contest was open to students, staff and faculty of Willamette University, including the American Studies Program, and Tomodachi Program participants. There were great prizes, including two $50, four $25, and 11 $10 Compass Cash cards. 

To see all the winning photos, click here.   


Link to Student Resources

Welcome to the American Studies Program (ASP) Class of 2015!  You can click on the blue button to go to Student Information.  From there, choose Academic information or Campus Life information.  This is one of the best places to answer questions you may have.  If you can't find the answer, please come by our office and we will help you!





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Coming Events

►  June 26 -- Last day of Summer session

►  June 26 -- End of Summer Session Picnic - 5:00 pm

►  June 27-28 -- World Beat Festival (

►  June 28 -- First day of Summer Vacation (room charges begin)

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