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    Back to School: Promoting Study Abroad

    September 1, 2014, Fukuoka - Kumamon visited the U.S. Consulate in Fukuoka! On assignment from U.S. university alum Governor Kabashima, Kumamon interviewed Principal Officer Yuriy Fedkiw on why Japanese students should consider study in the United States.

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  • Wakaba High School students

    Inspiring Youth to Pursue Artistic Study in the U.S.

    August 29, 2014, Fukuoka – Fukuoka American Center collaborated with el Tiempo Ibero-Americano to bring together Puerto Rican Grammy award winning Salsa band El Gran Combo and internationally competitive dance team and glee club from Wakaba High School in Fukuoka.

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  • Harvard Students

    Harvard Students Promote Study in the United States

    August 5, 2014, Oita –The Fukuoka American Center hosted an EducationUSA seminar at the Oita Prefectural Library, one of the U.S. Consulate Fukuoka's American Shelf partner institutions.

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  • Dr. Barbara Stripling

    Discussion with American Library Association President

    August 2, 2014, Kumamoto - Fukuoka American Center hosted a discussion seminar for school librarians with the special guest, Dr. Barbara Stripling, the past immediate President of American Library Association at the Kumamoto Shintoshin Plaza Library.

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  • Friendship Blossoms logo A century ago, Japan gave the United States 3,000 cherry trees in friendship. Now the United States is commemorating that legacy by giving 3,000 dogwood trees to Japan. [More]