Come to America House and meet the US reporter Hugh Lessig and the award-winning photographer Jonathon Gruenke.
Hugh Lessig writes about Newport News Shipbuilding and other defense contractors in Hampton Roads. He occasionally writes about workforce training issues and military history. He previously covered the military and state politics for the Daily Press, where he began work in 1997. He received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa. He is a Pennsylvania native and a lifelong newsman.
Jonathon Gruenke is a staff photographer for the Daily Press in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. He has worked previously for the Kalamazoo Gazette and the Saginaw News. He graduated from Central Michigan University in 2006 with a major in Journalism and a major in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts.
Gruenke was named Virginia Photographer of the Year by Virginia News Photographers Association in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. In addition, his photographs have won numerous Virginia Press Association, Southern Newspaper Publishers Association, Michigan Press Photographers Association, and Associated Press awards.
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
America House is debuting a program for Teacher's of English that will feature resources freely available on the American English Website. Focusing on materials for student-centered learning, there will be something for teachers to use at any level.
Through attending the Culture and Community English class, you will improve your English language proficiency in all areas including reading and writing, gain more practice using English, learn more about American culture and engage with many interesting and contemporary topics.
Webinar participants will learn about the field of graphic design, the specific areas of study in the degree program, career opportunities within graphic design, the qualifications of a strong applicant, and the application process.
Are you just beginning to learn English? Did you study English when you were young, but haven't practiced in many years? If so, then we have a new course designed just for you. We would like to welcome all beginner-level English learners for a general English course at America house.
Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school, while she is there she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.
The Podcast club will feature podcasts that are on a variety of themes and feature many different perspectives. Participants will get new opportunities to get more listening practice outside of the classroom, while learning new vocabulary and content each Saturday while discussing the week’s podcast episode.