The U.S. Department of State has selected Svetlana Semenovykh, an IVLP participant from 2007, as the October State Alumni Member of the Month. Semenovykh is an English language teacher and a passionate educator, who, as a result of her exchange program, incorporates American studies and culture into English language curriculum. After participating in the IVLP, Semenovykh developed the “Multicultural America” program for English language summer camps and the English Access Microscholarship (Access) Program. Semenovykh incorporated the knowledge and information gained in her exchange experience into a workshop on integrating American Studies into English language curriculum. To learn more about Semenovykh and her work, click here.