The 2015 Servant Leadership Academy

The Servant Leadership Academy (The Academy) is Co-Serve’s annual event in the northwest region of the United States that helps students from around the world to experience real-life examples of servant leadership.

In 2015 the Academy took place on the 6th-24th July in three locations: 1) In and around Portland, Oregon, 2) Bend, Oregon and 3) Pasco, Washington. This time 11 students from Kazakhstan and Ukraine participated in the program – and WIUU student Mykhaylo Kylymystyy was among them.

Within the framework of the program the students had an opportunity to visit and experience “communities of servant leadership,” including: Intel Corporation, First Fruits of Washington, AKT LLP Accounting Firm, Warner Pacific College, Healing Reins, Savory Spice Shop, St. Charles Hospital and Medical Teams International.  The Academy included a variety of group activities to help students think more deeply about servant leadership and the importance of community.

Mykhaylo Kylymystyy commented his participation in the Academy in such a way:
“Leadership program made a great impression on me. I was extremely happy to be there, to get acquainted with many wonderful people from all over the world, to visit different companies and familiarize with principles of leadership and also to see these principles in action”.

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A meeting of WIUU Heads with the CEO of financial holding OVB

On the 22nd of July 2015 WIUU Rector Oleksander Romanovskiy and Vice-rector Julia Romanovska met the Chief Executive Officer of the leading European financial holding OVB Michael Rentmeister.

During the meeting a strategic partnership between WIUU and OVB was being discussed and as a result the parties decided to sign an agreement.

Cooperation of WIUU with OVB will both contribute to the development of the university and strengthen the relationships between Ukraine and Germany in the sphere of education.

 

The program “Summer semester in Bulgaria”

The program “Summer semester in Bulgaria” is over. From the 22nd of June till the 5th of July WIUU students had the opportunity to learn the course “Hospitality Management and Marketing” at Varna University of Management in the city of Dobrich.

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The program harmoniously combined the theory with the practice – besides lectures students took part in the discussions, prepared creative projects, performed presentations and conducted leadership tests. Within the framework of the studies there was an excursion to the hotel Flamingo Grand in Albena, during which the General Manager not only shown the hotel and a kind of service provided, but shared his 55-year experience in Hospitality and described the main demands to the employee of this field.

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During two weeks of stay in Bulgaria students also visited Varna, Golden Sands, had the excursion to Burgas, the island of Saint Anastasia and the old city Nesebar.

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As a result of the program all the participants got the certificates from the rector Todor Radev. Volunteers could stay for Hospitality internship in hotel chain Grifid in Golden Sands.

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Ukrainian reforms on the European path

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Our rector, Professor Alexander ROMANOVSKY participated as an expert in the preparation of the Analytical Report for the Annual Message of the President of Ukraine to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine “On the internal and external situation of Ukraine in 2015”.

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES

ANALYTICAL REPORT FOR THE ANNUAL MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE TO THE VERKHOHVNA RADA OF UKRAINE “ABOUT internal and external situation UKRAINE 2015”

Kyiv 2015

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SECTION 2. UKRAINIAN REFORMS ON THE EUROPEAN PATH

In preparation of this section suggestions and comments of experts were taken into account.

ROMANOVSKY Alexander Oleksiovich: Rector of the Ukrainian-American Liberal Arts Institute “Wisconsin International University (USA) Ukraine”, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Economics, professor (p. 446)

The analytical report for the Annual Message of the President of Ukraine to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine “On the internal and external situation of Ukraine in 2015”. – K., NISS, 2015. – 684 p. ISBN 978-966-554-246-9

http://www.niss.gov.ua/public/File/2015_book/POSLANNYA-2015_giper_new.pdf