Continuing Education Programs at Hunter College (CEP) serves as the non-credit educational arm of Hunter College, of the City University of New York. CEP meets the professional, academic and cultural needs of our rapidly changing global community. Our programs: the International English Language Institute (IELI), Continuing Education, Parliamo Italiano, CEP Online, and The Writing Center- CE, offer over 250 courses and certificate programs. More than 8,000 students annually enroll in CEP courses offered in spring, summer and fall semesters. The International English Language Institute (IELI), created in 1976, offers all levels of English as a Second Language instruction. Continuing Education has offered a rich variety of certificate programs, personal enrichment and professional development courses since 1998. Parliamo Italiano, a leader in Italian language instruction, joined CEP in June 2011. CEP Online e-learning launched summer 2015. The Writing Center-CE has offered an annual Writers’ Conference and an exciting cultural showcase of literary events since joining CEP in September 2010. Become a part of CEP at Hunter and learn the skills you need to excel in today’s world.