Agreement Formalized for St. Edward's University in France
St. Edward's welcomes the following officials from Université Catholique de l'Ouest:
- Guy Bedouelle, Rector (President)
- Patrick Gillet, Vice Rector (Provost)
- Benoit Raveleau, Director of Continuing Education and The Psychology Institute
On July 8, at 1 p.m. in the Maloney Room, university officials from both institutions will sign a memorandum of understanding that will formalize the presence of
St. Edward's in France at Université Catholique de l'Ouest.
During their visit to Texas, the French delegation will meet with university officials and faculty members. The delegation also will tour Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve and learn more about the university's plans to create an interdisciplinary natural resource laboratory at Wild Basin.
Initially, St. Edward's will offer professional educational programs in Angers, France for French and American students. Professional Education courses scheduled to begin in September 2008 include:
- Project Management
- Information Technology
- Business English
- Management and Sales
Other programs to be added during the next five years will include:
- Study Abroad
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- University Preparation courses
More news on St. Edward's University in France can be found at http://www.stedwards.fr.
Global Understanding Initiative broadens for university
This expansion to France is part of the university's Global Understanding Initiative that provides students with opportunities to see themselves in the context of a global community. Through this program St. Edward's is committed to helping students demonstrate knowledge of politics, economics, culture and communication through a global framework and to participate in international experiences.