International Programs Student Outing

On Saturday, July 23rd the international programs (IDAS, IMAS, and IMES) of the College of Social Sciences of NCCU went to Keelung in a fun-filled year-end outing. As graduation was approaching for many of the current students, and as an easy way to relax after final exams, the staff of the I-programs diligently planned an […]

Graduation Ceremony: IDAS Student Interview

[alaya_dropcap]O[/alaya_dropcap]n June 15th, the College of Social Science Newsletter sat down with Jonathan Spangler (United States), who recently graduated with an academic achievement award from the International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific Studies (IDAS). During the interview with the CSS Newsletter, he mused about his time in the program, gave some practical advice on how to […]

Graduation Ceremony: IMES Student Interview

[alaya_dropcap]T[/alaya_dropcap]he College of Social Sciences was quite excited to interview Sergio Langarica (Mexico) and Mariia Morozova (Russia) from the IMES program, where they both recently graduated from in June. Mariia and Sergio’s opinions strike differences in their plans, however, their training in the IMES program has put them in the path to great personal and […]

NCCU College of Social Sciences Graduation Day

[alaya_dropcap]O[/alaya_dropcap]ne couldn’t ask for better weather for a graduation ceremony for National Chengchi University’s College of Social Sciences. With a warm sun, puffy white clouds, and a gentle breeze, the graduation ceremony and weather strongly favored CSS’s latest graduating class. The ceremony was held on the 3rd floor of NCCU’s General Building of Colleges with […]

Graduation Ceremony: IMAS Student Interview

[alaya_dropcap]A[/alaya_dropcap]fter all the excitement of graduation day finally subsided, the College of Social Science was happy to interview two students from the International Master’s in Asia-Pacific Studies (IMAS) program about their thoughts and time here at NCCU. Tomas Königs (The Netherlands) and Tyler Prochazka (United States) were kind enough to take time out of their […]

Monthly dinners between undergraduates and graduates creates a successful model for cultural exchange

[alaya_dropcap]I[/alaya_dropcap]n May students from National Chengchi University’s Bo-ya Residency College held their second dinner with students from the College of Social Sciences’ international programs in Asia-Pacific Studies. Students from the Master’s level program (IMAS) joined returning Doctoral students from the IDAS program. The monthly events were designed by the headmasters of the Bo-ya Residency College […]

PhD Student Attends Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage

One PhD Student from CSS’ IDAS program attends the Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage to understand Taiwanese culture [alaya_dropcap]J[/alaya_dropcap]ames Morris is a PhD student in the College of Social Sciences’ International Doctorate in Asia-Pacific Studies (IDAS) program. He recently participated in the first leg of Taiwan’s Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage, a nine day trek from Dajia District’s Zhenlan […]