2009 Homestay Programs Information




FEBRUARY 10 – FEBRUARY 22 (12 Days)

SCH (Soon Chun Hyang) University (http://www.sch.ac.kr/english/index.jsp)

40 students traveled to Portland through the Soon Chun Hyang University (a Sister School of
PSU) English and American Culture Winter Program offered at Portland State University.
SCH is located south of Seoul. These students are aged 18-23 and have a good amount of experience with
the English language.


JULY (21 Days)

Hyundai Chungun High School (http://hcu.hs.kr)

High School students from Ulsan, Korea:

High school students (15 to 17 years old) came from Portland’s sister city Ulsan, Korea. Chungun H.S. is one the most academically challenging and prestigious high schools in Korea. Many graduates of the high school enroll in the best universities in Korea, and go on to such distinguished positions as top executives, government workers and politicians of Korea. Those students who participate in our program were also specially selected through a strict competition process and received full scholarships to participate in this program.

Students blog site from summer 2008: http://www.aecweb.net/chungun2008


JULY (13 Days)

Showa University Medical School (http://www.showa-u.ac.jp/en/)

20 college freshmen (18 to 20 years old) from Showa University Medical School participated in a summer medical facility and hospital visits, as well as an American culture and English language program.



RYUKA/UMDS (University of Marketing and Distribution Science) (http://www.umds.ac.jp/index.php)

College students from Kobe, Japan

College freshmen, Business and other Liberal Arts major students participated in our program.