The Leader of the University of Danang welcomed and worked with the U.S Consul General in Ho Chi Minh city
On February 25, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quang Son-Vice President of the University of Danang (UD) welcomed and worked with H.E. Susan Burns- the U.S. Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City. Attending the meeting were also the Political officer, Cultural Affairs Assistant of the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, Dr. Nguyen Thi My Huong - Dean of UD - VN-UK Institute for Research and Executive Education and leader of the UD-International Cooperation Department.
The meeting at UD
At the meeting, Vice President Le Quang Son warmly welcomed and highly appreciated the visit of the delegation, considering this was a great opportunity for the two sides to discuss and exchange information for the upcoming cooperation in the fields of education, science and culture.
Leaders of both sides shared concerns
and suggested the orientation and the cooperation opportunities
Vice President Le Quang Son briefly introduced the overview and highlights of UD in the cooperation development process with the U.S partners in particular and the other foreign ones in general.
Vice President Le Quang Son gave a souvenir to the U.S. Consul General Susan Burns.
UD always attaches importance to international cooperation and integration strategies; actively participates in many international projects with prestigious partners, including many U.S. organizations, universities and businesses.
“UD is currently one of the top 3 universities in Vietnam (along with two Vietnam National Universities) supported by USAID and Indiana University to carry out the PHER Project” shared Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quang Son – UD’s Vice President.
The U.S. Consul General Susan Burns gave a souvenir for Vice President Le Quang Son
Vice President Le Quang Son hoped that with a role as the U.S. Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City, H.E. Susan Burns would continue to support, introduce and connect UD with other U.S partners to establish and develop the long-lasting cooperation relationship in the field of higher education.
Group photo taking
Sharing with the leaders of UD, Ms. Susan Burns expressed her pleasure when visiting UD, a prestigious center of training and scientific research in Vietnam as well as highly appreciated UD’s role and dynamic international cooperation activities, especially with U.S. universities and enterprises. In particular, Ms. Susan Burns was also interested in developing more projects and activities to support students to develop knowledge and skills to quickly adapt to the domestic and international labor market.
The U.S Consul General Susan Burns had a short talk with UD’s students at UD-Maker Innovation Space
At the meeting, the two sides exchanged and shared cooperation orientations in the upcoming time, focusing on receiving more scholars, experts, and volunteers from prestigious U.S. universities in the fields of Information Technology, Language and culture, Tourism, Business Administration, Medicine and Pharmacy…; strengthening the lecturer and student mobility programs.
Promoting the collaboration relationship in education
brings many good opportunities for students
Under the framework of the courtesy visit, the delegation of the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City also visited and talked with UD’s students at UD-Maker Innovation Space - a destination fostering the spirit of innovation and community service for students, lecturers and young researchers under the framework of the BUILD-IT Project with the cooperation among UD, USAID and Arizona State University.
Group photo taking at UD-Maker Innovation Space