34 students from a China High School attached to Harbin Institute of Technology

Date of Publication: 
02/07/2011

UDC hosts Chinese students from High-School attached to Harbin Institute of Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, DC - On the initiative of the Office of International Programs and Exchange, 34 students from a China High School attached to Harbin Institute of Technology are being hosted on the campus the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).

Upon arrival on February 7,  2011, the students were met by the Director and staffs of the Office of International Programs and Exchange (OIPE) and the Office of Admission and Student Affairs. The students were also greeted by Associate Professor Dr Jian Hua from the School of Business and Public Administration.

A program of activities planned for the students includes a Welcome address to UDC by the Director of International Programs and Exchange and a presentation by Office of Admissions and Student Affairs. The tour of the UDC campus was conducted by the Office of Student Affairs, followed by lunch at the university’s Firebird Inn.

Accompanying the students were facilitators from the China Economic and Cultural Development Alliance in collaboration with US-China ECDA.  The University of the District of Columbia was their first stop in their visit to Washington DC and they will spend three days engaged in activities set up by OIPE. The activities include: a tour of OAS Headquarters and Museum of the Americas, a discussion focusing on diplomatic etiquette, a tour of Embassy Row and a visit to the Embassies of  Bangladesh and Pakistan

During the visit the student paid a courtesy visit to the Office of the Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs who greeted and welcomed them to UDC.


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