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Dalton State Signs Agreement with Korea National University of Transportation

May 16, 2012

Korea shares agreementDr. John Schwenn, President of Dalton State College, left, and Dr. Byung-Job Jang, President of Korea National University of Transportation share agreements for international educational and cultural exchanges.

Dalton State College administrators have signed a partnership agreement with representatives of Korea National University of Transportation for educational and cultural exchanges between the two schools.

“We agreed upon building a long-term partnership and promoting interchanges including student exchanges, faculty exchanges and USG Study Abroad Programs,” says Dr. Baogang Guo, Professor of Political Science at Dalton State and Director of the Center for International Education.

Representing Korea National University of Transportation were the President, Dr. Byung-Job Jang; Dr. Hyek-Seok Kwon, Dean of International Affairs; Mr. Jong-Sul Park, Team Leader of International Affairs; Dr. Woo-Jung Kang, Dean of Academic Affairs; Dr. Kwang-Hyun Kim, Professor of International Business and Commerce; and Mr. Bok-Shik Hwang, Chief Presidential Secretary. The President’s wife, Ms. Young-Yea Kim, also attended.

Dalton State was represented at the signing by Dr. John Schwenn, President; Dr. Sandra Stone, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Scott Bailey, Vice President of Fiscal Affairs; Dr. Guo; Dr. Sung-Hee “Sunny” Park, Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems; and Dr. D.K. Kim, Assistant Professor of Management.

“We are proud to add another international university to the list of colleges and universities around the world with which we have collaborative agreements,” said Dr. Schwenn. “We look forward to productive exchanges between our faculties and staffs as well as educational exchange opportunities that will be available for our students.”

The partnership brings to six the number of international schools with which Dalton State has signed agreements for cultural and educational exchange. The others include Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel and Erasmus University College, both in Brussels Belgium; Korea Tech University of Technology and Education in Cheonan, South Korea; National Chengchi University in Taipei City, Taiwan; and Regent University College of Science and Technology in Dansoman-Accra, Ghana.

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