On Monday July 28, 2014, Forth Valley State University held it’s Bi-Annual Global Initiative Council Meeting at The Westin Atlanta Perimeter in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was hosted by Ambassador Geoffrey Teneilabe, Consul-General of Nigeria, a global Initiative Council member.
According to FVSU’s President, Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, the initiative will support the University recruitment of students from Nigeria, establish study abroad programs, and develop partnerships for research.”
Dr. John Eaves, keynote speaker, and chairman of the Fulton County Board of Directors, addressed council members. Following the lunch reception was also, a break out sessions for formalization, and meeting of task teams to find strategics ways to broaden the University’s student retention and recruitment efforts, as well as implement faculty exchange programs, study abroad opportunities and research partnerships with Nigeria and other countries in Africa.
The Agricultural and Allied Health initiatives committee discussed plans for the University’s New Center for Food and Allied Security, the Resource Group committee examined ways to boost scholarships, grants and corporate partnerships at the University, while the Cultural and Social initiatives committee will develop Cultural and Sports Group to coordinate performances by foreign artists, musical groups, and personalities visits to the campus.
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