• Alumni Updates
    July 31, 2018

    It’s been 11 years since Jesse Lynch and Lisa Roman lived in Damascus. As the two reflected on their time in Syria, and the global careers they have built since, they agreed that The Arabic Overseas Language Flagship program was essential to their success.

  • Alumni Updates
    Alumni Highlight
    February 22, 2018

    Danica has been passionate about languages for as long as she can remember. When she enrolled in Arizona State University, she originally intended to study Spanish. However, the Chinese Language Flagship program at ASU, designed to lead toward professional fluency in Mandarin, altered her course.

  • Language News
    May 12, 2015

    The demand for Arabic speakers in the United States has continued to soar in the past decade, while knowledge of Arabic language and culture presents unparalleled opportunities to make a difference in the world.

  • Across the Globe
    December 03, 2013

    American Councils, in partnership with Ankara University and the Turkish and Foreign Languages Research and Application Center (T MER), hosted its second opening reception ceremony for the Turkish Flagship Center.

  • Across the Globe
    June 25, 2013

    Participants in the Arabic Flagship Program in Alexandria, Egypt, recently returned from a weeklong journey to historic sites throughout Egypt. The group of 57 students, teachers, their families and language partners explored the Pharonic sites of the Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Hatchepsut Temple, and Valley of the Kings.