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Students Won First and Third Places in Japanese Language Contest
April 14, 2014

The annual Japanese language contest sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan, Boston was held in April.  Among many students from prestigious colleges, Dolan Bortner (sophomore) won the first place in the Intermediate Level of the Speech division, and Dawn Hu (junior) won the third place in the Intermediate Level of the Essay division! Thank all the BC participants for their hard work and splendid performance! Congratulations to them and to all their teachers at the Japanese language program for these remarkable achievements!


Philippine Society Family Weekend
March 20- 23, 2014

The theme of the Philippine Society weekend this year is "No'on at Ngayon," or "Then and Now". The events will explore the past, present, and future of the Philippines and what it means to be of Philippine heritage today. There will be a Friends and Family Banquet, a buffet-style dinner with Filipino cuisine catered by BC Dining.  Cheryl Diaz-Meyer, an award-winning photojournalist will be invited to speak about her work during the banquet.

The banquet will be on Friday, March 21 in the Heights Room.  Doors open at 5:30pmand dinner will be served at 6:00pm. RSVP needed by filling out this form. Contact person: Charlotte Shih (


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