Center for Language Teaching Advancement
Driven by current and future real-world demand, the Center for Language Teaching Advancement’s (CeLTA) four primary functions are grounded in innovation and advancement and address the needs of language teachers and language students university-wide and in K-12 settings. They include enhanced and applied graduate student language learning and teacher training; collaboration on multiple levels with a diverse set of units across the campus and the community, paralleling similar collaboration of people and nations worldwide; the Community Language School (CLS) which is designed to help jumpstart K-12 students’ language learning skills, and provides opportunities for MSU faculty, graduate and undergraduate students to work together in actual language classes; and professional testing and training for students to prepare and qualify them to take alternative approaches and paths to personal and professional success.
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) facilitates learning about this core region of the Americas. It is the nexus between the university curriculum, functional pathways that bring together students from diverse colleges, and fruitful collaborations with other institutions in the US and in the region.
Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities
The Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities Program prepares students to study diverse values, ethics and perspectives of the world understood as a global phenomenon for century. It aims to form professionals who are prepared to interact in today’s globally dynamic world.