MANSFIELD, PA— Brad Lint, assistant professor of English at Mansfield University and US-China Exchange coordinator, and Marie Domenech, director of the Mansfield University Center for International Cooperation and Exchange, recently visited Washington, D.C. when the Association of American State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) hosted a CHEPD 1+2+1 Program Presidents Delegation from China.The delegation was comprised of representatives from Chinese universities, several of which currently have 1+2+1 dual degree and exchange students at Mansfield University, including:
- Dai Lei, deputy director of International Affairs Office, Southwest Petroleum University (home university of current MU students Hao Qingyang, BA English 2019, and Tian Xueyi, BS Chemistry 2019)
- Hu Shaoling, section chief of Foreign Affairs Office, Qinghai University (home of Li Kehan, BS Nutrition 2020)\
- Wang Jinghua, vice president, Ningbo University of Technology (home of Huang Mengyue, BS Business 2019
Several other MU partner institutions were represented, including Anhui Science and Technology University, Chongqing Normal University, Gansu Agricultural University, Henan University, Huaiyin Normal University, Huanghuai University, Inner Mongolia University of Technology, Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics, Nanyang Normal University, North University of China, Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications, and Yangtze Normal University.
Mansfield University was one of eight American colleges and universities invited to present at the event. Representatives attended a dinner reception, presented on their respective institutions the next morning, and held table Q&A sessions throughout the afternoon. Domenech and Lint described MU programs, shared their experience of exchange programs, and discussed opportunities for further collaboration.