The National Language Service Corps (NLSC) hosted a Regional Chapter Launch on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the lovely Waldorf Astoria Chicago, inaugurating the Chicago Regional Chapter. Members in attendance represented a variety of languages including Eastern Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu, and three dialects of Arabic. There were many highlights for this special event.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Friday, March 25, 2016
On Saturday, March 5, 2016, the National Language Service Corps (NLSC) Washington D.C. Regional Chapter met for its first event of 2016: a keynote luncheon highlighting the Arabic Flagship Program of the University of Maryland College Park (UMD).
Friday, December 11, 2015
In November 2015, the National Language Services Corps (NLSC) offered a unique opportunity for its Members to attend two successive networking events—the Language Flagship Technology Symposium reception and the NLSC Hawai’i Regional Chapter reception. These events are one of many benefits available to the Chapter Members and each provided a special and engaging occasion specific to Hawaiʻi and the language community.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Located in all 50 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., U.S. territories, and over 40 countries worldwide, Members of the National Language Service Corps (NLSC) now account for 5,900 multilingual individuals who represent more than 330 languages and various occupational and cultural backgrounds. No matter their location, NLSC Members often enjoy networking and learning more about the NLSC from fellow Members and staff. One such opportunity arose when the NLSC hosted a Meet & Greet in San Diego, California on Friday, June 26, 2015.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
In January 2015, National Language Service Corps (NLSC) Members in three of its four Regional Chapters chose to participate in a nationwide emergency preparedness initiative known as Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The National Language Service Corps (NLSC) experienced a successful year fulfilling its mission of maintaining a readily available corps of language volunteers. This year, the Federal Government’s need for language volunteers remained steady, and the program continued supporting language assignments and engaging its membership of over 5,600 Members who currently represent 320 languages.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The images that often portray the Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) are skeletons and colorful skulls that resemble Halloween. Unlike Halloween, one of America’s most profitable and celebrated holiday, Dia de los Muertos, rooted in Catholicism, is celebrated throughout Mexico, Central America, and South America on November 1st and 2nd and commemorates deceased family members and friends.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Hawai’i represents one of the most beautiful places in the world serving as a popular tourist spot, with beautiful pineapple groves, and an abundance of beaches. Hawai’i is home to many federal government agencies and one of three National Language Service Corps (NLSC) Regional Chapters.