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Short-term Programs Staff

The Applied English Center (AEC) is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. You may call the office (785-864-4606) to contact Geri Lamer or an AEC instructor during these hours. During the evenings or weekends, if you need to speak with someone from the AEC, please contact Geri Lamer.


Senior Associate Director for Special Programs & Senior Language Specialist
785-864-1307 (w) | 785-842-7702 (h)
Lippincott Hall, Room 204
Program Manager
785-864-5316
Lippincott Hall, Room 204
Education Program Coordinator
785-864-1321 (w) | 785-764-2781 (m)
Lippincott Hall, Room 204
Education Program Specialist
785-864-1496
Lippincott Hall, Room 204

Founded in 1964 as part of a Ford Foundation campus internationalization grant
One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
The AEC comprises two units: the Intensive English Program (IEP) and Short-term Programs
Each semester, the AEC enrolls about 550 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents
The Applied English Center offers field trips and conversation groups to our students
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