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Lesley University Prep

Tomorrow evening six students from Showa’s Global Business department will visit Lesley University to present on Japanese culture while comparing and contrasting stereotypes vs reality.  Here are some photos from there practice:

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SSIP Orientation

American students who will study at Showa Tokyo this summer visited Showa Boston for a Japanese culture orientation with students. Check out pictures of the event below!

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SSIP Orientation

Tonight Showa Boston will conduct a Japanese cultural orientation for American college students who will attend Showa Women’s University this summer. Stay tuned for pictures of the event!

New Semsester

March has been an active month at Showa with our university Early Education program and Junior High School Mission Program on campus. Now we are thrilled to welcome the new semester. This week Global Business students arrive, followed by Boston Spring next week. Stay tuned as we feature the upcoming semester in future posts!

Showa Festival Pictures

Keeping with yesterday’s theme, here are some extra photos from the festival itself. Special thanks our Showa Soran Bushi performers and to the Wellesley College Taiko Group for being involved. IMG_2382

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Showa Festival Prep

Here are some additional photos of Showa Boston’s annual festival, held last month. Our students worked hard to make the event a success, but these pictures show that they had some fun as well!

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College Connection Program

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Each fall semester Showa Boston works with area colleges on an intercultural exchanges opportunity called CCP, or College Connection Program. 3 Showa students are matched with an American university student for a series of visits focusing on cultural exchange and learning with their peers.
On our October 15th “Kickoff Day” event, 40 American college students (College Connectors) were matched with 119 Showa students.
Number of American College Connectors by school:
  • Mass. Art: 17
  • Wentworth: 11
  • Emmanuel College: 4
  • Simmons: 3
  • Mt. Ida (since 2014): 2
  • Boston College (since 2016): 1
  • Mass. Pharmacy: 1
  • Newbury (since 2015): 1

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Thomas College Event

Today, six Showa students had an engagement activity with 16 American students studying at Thomas College.

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After buying lunch, students divided into groups and spent some time in Quincy Market together.

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The students from Thomas who attended said they learned a lot. Many of them are interested in keeping in touch with their new Showa friends.

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JET Sushi-making

Last night we held a sushi-making language exchange with alumni of the Japan Exchange & Teaching Program (JET) and Showa Boston students. 6 JET participants and about 10 Showa students participated in the event.

 

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Ambassador Kennedy Event

Today, three of our students attended a talk by Ambassador Kennedy at Wellesley College. She spoke about the importance of study abroad for both Japanese and Americans, and participated on a panel with two Wellesley students who had just returned from abroad.

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