WIUU has signed the Articulation Agreement with the University of Minnesota, and now our students have the opportunity to transfer the courses from the WIUU and, on condition of successful studying for at least two semesters at our American partner (in the USA or online), to receive an American diploma.
UMC Chancellor Dr. Mary Holz-Clause, WIUU Vice-Rector Yulia Romanovska and the first student of the Cooperative Program Ms. Lena Faddi.
A delegation from the University of Minnesota Crookston (USA), consisting of Chancellor Dr. Mary Holz-Clause and student recruitment director Michelle Christopherson, came to WIUU with a working visit.
The main task of the visit is signing of the articulation agreement on cooperation between the two universities within cooperative degree programs. Now our students have an opportunity to get an American diploma of the regionally accredited American University.
WIUU students, their friends, parents and alumni had an opportunity to find out that to obtain American Diploma of the accredited American University in Ukraine is a reality! On October 17 meeting the Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Crookston – Dr. Mary Holz-Clause and Admissions Director Mrs. Michelle Christopherson those present learnt a lot about the opportunities of studying at our partner university according to the Articulation Agreement signed leading WIUU students to the American Degree.
On September 29, 2017 Dr. Elaine Sarao – adviser to the Rector of WIUU in International Relations, specialist in the formation of civil society at the US Department of Economics (2010-2013) – conducted the introductory class to the program.
On October 9, 17 Dr. Sarao together with Mr. Paul Kervin conducted a workshop within the American Studies Program on the following topics:
1) Corporate Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
2) US Business and the US Governmental Process
3) The Evolution of the Democratic Process with the Rule of Law in the United States.
American education constitutes the important part of the American Studies Program. Students of WIUU had the opportunity to get acquainted with the American system of education on the example of Concordia University Wisconsin (USA).
Concordia University of Wisconsin is one of the largest in the Concordia system in America. Today our students were informed of the structure of CUW the director of the Department of International Education, Dr. David Birner. David told about the organization of American higher education on the example of his university, since now Ukrainian students have the opportunity to continue their studies at our partner University.