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WACE-Rockford College Delegation Visits UESTC

published: 2011-11-15 20:15:04       hits: 

On the afternoon of November 8, Dr. Thomas Boyd, Chairman of the International Educational Exchange Council, World American Cultural Exchanges (WACE), Mr. Robert Head, President of Rockford College, USA, and Mr. Li Wukang, Director of WACE International Office visited UESTC with a delegation. Deputy Party Secretary Wang Yafei interviewed the guests.

 

Mr. Wang Yafei expressed his warm welcome to Dr. Boyd, President Head and other distinguished guests. He briefly introduced to the guests the history of UESTC and highlighted the university’s unique features. He pointed out that UESTC put internationaliztion at the central position in its developmental strategy, making every effort to encourage its faculty members and students to participate in international exhange and cooperation and in the meantime trying to attract colleagues from world-class universities and research institutes for academic exchange. Wang gave thanks to WACE and Rockford College for providing UESTC students with opportunities to go abroad as international students. He hoped that more students from UESTC would have such opportunities as UESTC expanded exchanges and deepened cooperation with WACE and Rockford College.

President Head said that it was a great honor for him to have a face-to-face communication with UESTC, and that both UESTC and Rockford College took education as their primary mission, trying to produce students with a global vision and market orientation. He hoped that both sides would launch programs to exchange faculty and students for mutual benefits.

Dr. Boyd gave a brief introduction to WACE.

Also present at the interview were officials from the Office of International Exchange and cooperation and the School of Marxism Education .