Continuing its ongoing support to Egypt’s educational sector, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and AMIDEAST, welcomes to Egypt this week a delegation of senior university administrators from the United States.
This visit is connecting American universities to the Ministry’s efforts to promote the establishment of international branch campuses in Egypt, an integral part of the Government of Egypt’s educational reform initiatives. Read more
By Steven Withrow
Many things surprised Connor J. Cobb in his first months working with high school graduates in Kenya—an East African country of nearly 50 million people—and one thing he did not expect to find was that some Kenyan runners he met in his travels would already know of his hometown of Falmouth and the Falmouth Road Race.
The 24-year-old member of the Falmouth Track Club, who graduated from Falmouth High School in 2013 and graduated last May from Wesleyan University with a degree in European history, has been working for the Kenya Scholar-Athlete Project, or KenSAP, since September.
He recently returned home for a month of college admissions visits for the nonprofit, including at his alma mater, before returning to Kenya.
By John Bakum
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a five-year, $30 million collaborative project between Cornell and Cairo University to create a Center of Excellence for Agriculture (COEA) in Egypt.
The center will enhance curricula and research to train and equip the next generation of Egyptian students to improve agricultural production in Egypt for the future.
Before six students and two instructors from the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education embark on a global health outreach project this week with Kenya Relief, their fellow students, faculty and staff showed their support with a special week of events.
The Kenya Kick-Off Week included presentation of research projects based on conditions the students will encounter, exhibits of African artifacts and the opportunity to write notes of encouragement and support to the students and faculty making the trip. Read more
Ensign College of Public Health has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of Ghana to start The University of Utah, USA extended Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at the Ensign College of Public Health located at Kpong, in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality.