(Photo 1) Ceremonial picture of Handong Global University’s president, Jang Soon-heung, and Marshall University’s president, Jerome Gilbert.
Handong Global University (President Jang Soon-heung) has concluded an agreement of mutual exchange and cooperation with Marshall University (President Jerome Gilbert).
In the past day, the signing of the agreement of cooperation, which has held in the President’s Office of Handong Global University was attended by Handong Global University’s president Jang Soon-heung, Marshall University’s president Jerome Gilbert and vice president John Maher, and other dignitaries from either schools.
Through this agreement of cooperation, both universities shall pursue student and faculty exchange, joint-research projects, etc. as well as explore new ways for a varied exchange and cooperation with regards tostart-ups.
Handong Global University’s president Jang Soon-heung expressed his thoughts saying, “Asia plays a critical role in the world, and there is a need to particular pay attention to South Korea amongst Asian countries. Let us make big strides of mutual development through a practical, cooperative relationship that takes advantage of each university’s strengths.”
Marshall University’s president Jerome Gilbert stated, “I was very impressed by Handong Global University’s internationalization, character building education, and education for the strengthening of logical problem solving; I’m forward to a wide-ranging cooperation in the fields of research, entrepreneurship, start-ups, etc., areas where Marshall University excels in.
Marshall University, located in West Virginia, is a public research university was established in 1837 and is currently conducting more than 120 educational programs. Marshall University is especially recognized for its active research activities and has been classified as a “Doctoral University: High Research Activity” according to the Carnegie Classification, which places Marshall University in the top 6% of colleges and universities in the United States.