USHCA’s annual convening of education leaders allows for candid discussion among peers regarding the challenges and opportunities of U.S.-China Educational Exchanges. 2023’s convening will be hosted by Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, Michigan) on August 10 & 11, 2023. The event will bring together education leaders and decision makers from both countries to explore the next chapter of U.S.-China Educational Exchanges.
Join USHCA and our partners in exploring “Why China Matters to the Heartland.” Learn how each Heartland state benefits from its relationship with China economically, educationally, and culturally.
In addition to receiving an exclusive report of the ties each Heartland state has with China, attendees will also hear from state and community leaders of the importance of creating and sustaining global opportunities with China in education, culture, and business.
Learn about the immediate and long-term benefits of a community-college education, and how this path can provide a better opportunity to be accepted to a higher-ranked college/university from which the student will receive their diploma. Hear from 3 excellent U.S. community colleges and the transfer officials from some of the 4-year universities they each provide a pathway to. Students who attended community college before transferring to a 4-year college will talk about their experiences. A Q&A will provide the opportunity to ask questions of the community colleges, transfer officials, and students. Based upon interest, a virtual fair with the opportunity to personally meet with various community colleges will be offered as a follow-up. Brought to you by the United States Heartland China Association, which fosters and supports a positive, productive, and mutually beneficial relationship between the United States and China by promoting exchanges in culture, education, and business.
Learn about the immediate and long-term benefits of a community-college education, and how this path can provide a better opportunity to be accepted to a higher-ranked college/university from which the student will receive their diploma. Hear from 3 excellent U.S. …
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