On Aug. 31, 2022, the Workplace of Worldwide Applications hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to honor the opening of the Auburn College-Nationwide Cheng Kung College Taiwan Middle of Chinese language Language and Tradition. President Christopher B. Roberts, Interim Provost Vini Nathan, NCKU President Huey-Jen Jenny Su and different distinguished visitors from the NCKU and the Taipei Financial and Cultural Workplace in Atlanta attended the ceremony and shared remarks to commemorate the event.
The AU-NCKU Taiwan Middle of Chinese language Language and Tradition is an end result of a joint settlement signed in September between Auburn, NCKU and the Taipei Financial and Cultural Workplace in Atlanta. The aim of the Middle is to advertise joint instructional and cultural collaboration, and in flip, set up a long-lasting friendship and cooperative partnership that enhances the academic expertise at Auburn and NCKU. Particularly, the Middle will help the research of Mandarin and English by college students of the respective establishments by means of school and pupil change whereas additionally providing cultural programs and programming at each campuses.
“That is one in every of our partnerships that can deal with the objectives of our College Strategic Plan and the College Strategic Internationalization Plan, strengthening high-impact instructing practices and offering for post-graduation employment for our college students,” mentioned Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost for worldwide applications. “With regard to our college students, Auburn is effectively on its approach to producing international residents.”
Thanks to the Auburn school, workers and college students that attended the ceremony and expressed a deep want to domesticate cultural collaboration by means of lively internationalization efforts. It’s by means of partnerships equivalent to this that Auburn will increase its international footprint and enhances the tutorial and sensible experiences of the Auburn Household.
To be taught extra in regards to the Workplace of Worldwide Applications and its internationalization efforts, go to auburn.edu/international.