The Pre-College Japanese Program

precollegeNo Classes on February 22nd.



2014-2015 Classes start on September 7, 2014! (Registration closed. Next registration will be in August 2015)

The Pre-College Japanese Language Program offers non-credit weekend Japanese language classes and lessons for high school students and interested adults in the community. It is a part of the outreach effort of the Japan Center at Stony Brook University. All the teachers and teaching assistants are native speakers of Japanese (mainly international students from Japan at Stony Brook University). The classes are held Sunday mornings in the Social and Behavioral Science Building on campus during the spring and fall semesters.


  • 2014 Speech Contest: 1st Place Winner:Grace Cimazewski; 2nd Place Winners: Kyle DiPietrantonio & Carolyn Laurino; 3rd Place Winner: Autumn Sharrar; Honorable Mention:Luke Golden & Tess Stundis 

  • 2013 Speech Contest: 1st Place Winners: Annie McNulty & Allison Varca; 2nd Place Winner: Cassie Arnemann; 3rd Place Winners: Grace Cimazewski and Autumn Sharrar; Honorable Mention: Samantha Streeter  

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    2012 Speech Contest: 1st Place Winner: Allison Varca; 2nd Place Winners: Olivia Mignon and Anne McNulty; 3rd Place Winner: Grace Cimaszewski

    2011 Speech Contest: 1st Place Winner: Allison Varca; 2nd Place Winner: Olivia Mignon and Anna Shapiro; 3rd Place Winners: Jonathan Maresca, Caitlyn Sullivan, and Grace Cimaszewski; Honorable Mention: Amanda Sulz, Kyle O’Connor, and Jarryd Nelson 

    2010 Speech Contest Winners: 1st Place: Shannon Voelkel (Muttituck-Cutchogue High School); 2nd Place: Griffin Clair (Ward Melville High School); 3rd Place: Olivia Mignon (Cold Spring Harbor High School); Honorable Mention: Jonathan Maresca (South Huntington High School) and Holly Ziet (Herricks High School) 


Useful Links 

The Japan Center at Stony Brook• Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5343 • Phone: 631.632.9477• Fax: 631.632.4098 
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