Eclipse Unites Incoming CESL Students

CESL students took advantage of the coinciding solar eclipse to break a few language barriers on the first day of orientation.

CESL Instructor Spotlight - Hilary Kirk

This month, Hilary Kirk, CESL’s favorite British ESL instructor, is celebrating her 6th year here at the Center for English as a Second Language at OU.

CESL Instructor Spotlight - Janna Corn

Janna Corn is passionate, innovative, and she is leading our CESL students confidently into the future.

Safety at OU for CESL Students

The recent presidential election has left many CESL students unsettled. Please be assured that as members of the OU community, you are in a safe place, and our support of you is steadfast.

CESL Alumni Spotlight - Anna Restuccia Bucciarelli

In August 2010, Anna Restuccia made her way to the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) aspiring to be a journalist.

CESL Application Fee Increase

CESL will be increasing the application fee to $125 beginning on July 1, 2016.

CESL Alumni Spotlight - Benmadi Milad

Benmadi Milad spent his childhood days watching oilfield trucks and exploration equipment pass by through the streets of his hometown before studying English as a second language.

CESL Student Spotlight - Talal al Hajri

Talal comes to us from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, a city close to the waters of the Persian Gulf. He has studied here at the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) for approximately one year.

Host Families Needed for CESL Program

The OU PACS Center for English as a Second Language is searching for host families for Japanese students participating in their upcoming Ritsumeikan program.

2014 CESL and OLLI Collaboration Success

OLLI at OU partnered with the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) to create a mentorship program in which their students were paired up for 12 weeks.