Mar 18

The Encounter

Renay Loper (ALT, Iwate 2006-2007) is a freelance writer and international education professional currently seeking FT opportunities. As we watch the news…check our emails…and receive phone calls and updates about what is happening in Japan daily, I am sure that images and fond memories of our time there flood our minds. Our hope, prayers, and […]

Jun 3

JQ Magazine’s Spring 2009 “Utada Issue” Now Available Online!

The Spring 2009 Issue of JQ (JETAA NY Quarterly) Magazine is now available online at O-tsuakare sama deshita to Editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for all his hard work in putting out another outstanding issue, this one featuring a one-on-one interview he did with Hikaru Utada in New York. Tanjo!!  JQ‘s Spring 2009 […]

Nov 24

JETAA Philly Mud Shack Social Night – Photos!

The JETAA Philly subchapter Mud Shack Social Night on Saturday, November 15 was a big hit!  Subchapter rep Renay Loper reports, “”We painted pottery, made jewelry, enjoyed some Japanese food, traded JET stories, and laughed the night away!  Everyone was excited that the Philly group was re-awakening! Based on the feedback – even from those […]

Sep 24

DOCTORS, EARTHQUAKES AND CHIKAN (Oh My!) Tales of Trauma from Days of JET (Fall 2007) Despite many wonderful and inspriring moments while on JET, there were of course moments that were downright traumatic.  Let’s relive some of them, shall we? While playing baseball with my junior high school club baseball team in my host city, […]

Feb 5

Job: PT Assistant at the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (NYC)

Thanks to J. Renay Loper for sharing this posting.  Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. ———————————————————————————————————— Position: Assistant Posted by: The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership Type: Part-time Location: NY Salary: Hourly wage, commensurate with experience. No […]

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