Quarterly Reports from EWCA Alumni Chapters (1st Quarter 2019)

East-West Center Association
Chapter Development Committee, Quarterly Reports
2019 1st Quarter Chapter Reports (January to March)
Editor: Dr. Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen
Vice President for Chapter Development

StaffAlumni-collage

Continue reading

Open Letter from Barbara Bornet Stumph

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER
Chapter President: Barbara Bornet Stumph

NoCal01

As an English and Ancient World History teacher and grandmother, Barbara Lee Bornet Stumph, MS, is one of 250 Americans who enrolled in the China Art Academy International College (CAAIC) to learn traditional Chinese calligraphy and ink painting. In 1965-1966, Barbara tackled intensive Mandarin and related studies at the East-West Center, University of Hawaii. “We want to go to China,” she declared. “You will go to Taiwan on field study,” answered Dr. John Young, Administrator. Her first trip to China 20 years later in 1986 on a Stanford Fulbright. One year earlier in 1985, Phyllis Case Bennett enrolled a handful of Americans in the CAAIC Short Term Study Program of traditional Chinese calligraphy/painting. Former President Xiao Feng welcomed the group in the beginning; in recent years, Dean Jin Zhilin, has advocated for continuance of the unique program in this longest exchange program of its type. It is located at beloved West Lake, Hang Zhou, China.

Continue reading

Quarterly Reports from EWCA Alumni Chapters (3rd Quarter 2018)

East-West Center Association
Chapter Development Committee, Quarterly Reports
2018 3rd Quarter Chapter Reports (July to September)
Compiled by Dr. Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen
Vice President for Chapter Development

Awards-Collage

Thank you to the 16 Chapters who submitted their third-quarter reports for 2018. Chapter submissions help us and others to know about your activities and your continued patronage for EWCA/EWC outreach. The following Chapters and representatives responded this quarter. These include:

1) ASDP (Dona M. Cady); 2) Brisbane, Australia (Iraphne Childs); 3) Chennai, India (Dr. S. Rajamani); 4) Colombo, Sri Lanka (Asanga Tilakaratne); 5) Dhaka, Bangladesh (Abu Ekramul Ahsan); 6) Hawaii, USA (Carl Hefner); 7) Hong Kong (Mark Sheldon); 8) Islamabad, Pakistan (Arjumand Faisel); 9) Kansai, Japan (Fumiteru Nitta); 10) Mumbai, India (Sarosh Bana); 11) Northern California (Barbara Bornet Stumph); 12) Okinawa, Japan (Kiyoshi Nakachi); 13) Seoul, Republic of Korea (Eunyoung Cho); 14) Singapore (Alice Seok Hoon Seng); 15) Southern California, USA (Claire Langham); 16) Tokyo, Japan (Yasuo Hoshino)

Continue reading

Quarterly Reports from EWCA Alumni Chapters 2017 (2nd Quarter)

East-West Center Association

Chapter Development Committee, Quarterly Reports

 2nd Quarter Chapter Reports (April-June 2017)

Thank you to the 21 Chapters who submitted their second quarter reports for 2017. Your submissions help us and others know how active the Chapters are, and show your continued patronage for EWCA/EWC outreach. The following Chapters and representatives responded this quarter: 1) APLP (Miloni Gandhi); 2) ASDP (Dona M. Cady); 3) Bangladesh (Abu Ekramul Ahsan); 4) Beijing (Hongxia Zhang); 5) Brisbane (Iraphne Childs); 6) Chennai (S. Rajamani); 7) Kansai (Yumiko Okamoto); 8) Karachi (Ghazala Fasih); 9)  Kathmandu (Nirendra Maske); 10) Kuala Lumpur (Gan Siowck Lee); 11) Laos (Chanthavong Saignasith); 12) Mumbai (Sarosh Bana); 13) Nagoya (Mamoru Tsukada); 14) New York (Ramy Inocencio); 15) Northern California (Barbara Bornet Stumph); 16) Okinawa (Kiyoshi Nakachi); 17) Philippines (Pearl Pacada); 18) Seoul (Eun Young Cho); 19) Singapore (Alice Seng Seok Hoon); 20) Southern California Chapter (Claire Langham); and 21) Taiwan (Frank Hung).

Continue reading

Quarterly reports from EWCA Alumni Chapters (4th Quarter)

East-West Center Association

Chapter Development Committee, Quarterly Reports

2016 Fourth Quarter Chapter Reports (October-December)

Compiled by Dr. Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen
Vice President for Chapter Development

Thank you to the 12 Chapters who submitted Quarterly Reports. Your submissions as well as your ongoing commitment to EWC and EWCA outreach are sincerely appreciated. The following Chapters and representatives responded to the call for reports: 1) APLP (Miloni Gandhi)  2) ASDP (Dona Cady)  3) Beijing (Hongxia Zhang)  4) Chennai (S. Rajamani)   5) Brisbane (Iraphne Childs)  6) Hawaii (Carl Hefner)  7) Islamabad (Arjumand Faisel)  8) Kansai (Yumiko Okamoto)  9) Laos (Chanthavong Saignasith)  10) Malaysia (Gan Siowck Lee)  11) Manila (Ramon Clarete)  12) Mumbai (Sarosh Bana)  13) Nepal (Nirendra Maske)  14) New York (William Armbruster)  15) Northern California (Barbara Bornet Stumph)  16) Okinawa (Kiyoshi Nakachi)  17) Singapore (Alice Seok Hoon Seng)  18) South Korea (Eun-Young Cho)  19) Taiwan (Frank L. Hung)  20) Tokyo (Kazuhiko Takemoto)

Continue reading

EWCA QUARTERLY CHAPTER REPORTS FOR APRIL 2016

Submitted by Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen

April 2016 - 1

East-West Center Association Executive Board at the EWC/EWCA International Conference, Manila, January 2016

As EWCA Executive Vice President for Chapter Development, I am pleased to present the following reports.  Twenty-one chapter reports were received for this quarter’s report.
Continue reading

EWCA Chapter Report Highlights for October 2015

Submitted by Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen
Twenty-two chapter reports were received for this quarter’s report.

Highlights include the following:

There is a great buzz regarding the 2016 EWCA International Meeting in Manila! Nine chapters reported they were sending representatives. There may be more, but this is the count received in the reports. These include the APLP, ASDP, several members from the Bangladesh Chapter, others include Faisalabad, Korea, Mumbai, New York, Okinawa, and Singapore.
Continue reading