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the Commerce Department ’ s International Trade Administration that assists American businesses with the export of their products and services .
In announcing this MOU , Bluefield State Provost Dr . Ted Lewis said , “ We are very excited about this signing . We hope it will lead to continuing development and a growing relationship between our colleges and our countries .”
Ionian University / Greece
This MOU resulted from a virtual visit to Bluefield State by Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence , Dr . Paschalis Nicolaou .
“ We are very excited about this signing . We hope it will lead to continuing development and a growing relationship between our colleges and our countries .”
- Provost Dr . Ted Lewis
Longtime Bluefield area resident , Virginia Chryssikos , also attended the signing and said , “ Best wishes to both faculties for a most successful partnership , and kudos to Dr . Jamkhandi and Dr . Nicolauo for their planning and collaboration .” electrical engineering technology major who spent the 2018-19 year at Bluefield State through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program .
“ To ensure our students are ready for new opportunities afforded in every sector of the world ’ s economy , they will find support and learning opportunities not only at the college , but also at our partner institutions .”
- Dr . Sudhakar Jamkhandi
At this signing Dr . Lewis commented , “ When youth leaders like Theodor Schell take the lead in promoting such partnerships , we know the world will be in good hands .”
In summing up the value of these and future MOUs , Dr . Jamkhandi said , “ To ensure our students are ready for new opportunities afforded in every sector of the world ’ s economy , they will find support and learning opportunities not only at the college , but also at our partner institutions . Our students graduate well prepared to think globally when transacting their job responsibilities .”
University of Applied Sciences of Wurzburg-Schweinfurt / Germany
This fall Bluefield State announced an MOU with the University of Applied Sciences of Wurzburg-Schweinfurt , among the best applied sciences universities in Germany . It is located in Bavaria , sharing campuses in Wurzburg and Schweinfurt .
The MOU was spearheaded by Bluefield State exchange student , Theodor Schell . He is an
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