TRIUMPHANT TUG — Chemical engineering major Vitor Porto de Lima Rodrigues of Brazil, far right, leads his tug of war team at the English as a Second Language Center's annual Sports Day. Teammate Dubril Ciyombo of the Democratic Republic of Congo, cheers the team on. During the summer, the ESL Center is hosting 63 students representing 11 countries who take intensive English courses and participate in various activities to improve their language skills and learn about U.S. culture. A group of the students, including Rodrigues, participates in the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program, a Brazilian government-scholarship program to send 100,000 of its university students abroad.
|Jul 15, 2014 | Photo by: Megan Bean|