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English Language Learners end-of-year celebration

May 13, 2022

Twenty-three employees participated in English classes with the UVA VISAS program

Group photo of English Language Learners and VISAS volunteers
Facilities Management employees and VISAS volunteers gathered during an end-of-year celebration April 29.

Facilities Management recently celebrated 23 employees who participated in English classes with the UVA VISAS program this year.

VISAS (Volunteers with International Students, Staff, and Scholars) is a free program serving international members of the UVA community. Volunteers help staff members improve their English, literacy and digital literacy skills.

Facilities Management employees and participants Jenny Nunez, Pedro Gonzalez and Ezekiel Bizimana spoke at the April 29 event to share their experiences in the program, and express gratitude to the FM managers who make time for professional development and their VISAS English partners.

Congratulations to the FM graduates in the program: Sebijeri Munyabirembo, Tresor Ziekiel, Zarkpa Helen Quaye, Chosang Wagnmo, Jean Kalenga, Rindou Nagangtsang, Marjorie Constanza, Ezekiel Bizimana, Jenny Nunez, Cecilia Dogble, Key Rodriguez, Mohammed Sayed Hashemi, Mirna Flores, Yaneth Cordoba, Huseyin Yetim, Judy Tangoulou, Pedro Gonzalez, Nilba Mejia, Tedy Ebunga, Cadeau Zabibu, Tsering Yangzom, Jeanne Kalenga and Mary Njogu.

Interested in signing up for English classes with VISAS? Contact Emily Douglas at (434) 906-5810 or for upcoming session registration dates.

About the author

Jane Centofante
Communications senior generalist
UVA Facilities Management
(434) 982-5846