Group photo at the graduation ceremony
Mr. Hu Haomin presenting gift
Brodie Remington, Vice President of University of Maryland, presenting gift
Kent Hunter, Senior Research Fellow of the United States and ChinaCenter, University of Maryland receiving gift
Robert, Director of the United States and ChinaCenter, University of Maryland giving an introduction to the university
Visiting the dairy farm
In order to improve the level of management and accelerate the internationalization process of SCAU, a group of mid-level cadres were organized to attend a 25-day training course on management of higher educational institutions in University of Maryland, USA.
The university authority worked out an elaborate plan for the training issues. Through repeated negotiations, the Organization Department, Office of International Relations and the University of Maryland finalized the training details. The delegation, led by Mr. Hu Haomin, Vice Secretary of the CPC SCAU Committee, includes 19 department directors and 1 working staff. The whole group reflected that this training course was substantial in information and varied in form.
The participants valued this precious learning opportunity. They not only attended lectures delivered by the experts and took notes carefully, but also consulted the experts with some practical problems and difficulties. During the 25 days, the trainees attended twelve lectures given by the leaders and well-known professors from University of Maryland. They visited ten famous universities including Harvard University, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, West Point and the essential public facilities as well as the key laboratories. At the same time, the trainees also visited U.S. agricultural experimental field and had close contact with the American farmers.
Through this training, they had a better understanding of the differences regarding the higher education between China and America. The trainees were inspired by the wide involvement among teachers and students which was highlighted in the teaching methods applied by the American universities. They were also deeply impressed by the active expansion of external relationships and the emphasis on building solid relationships with alumnus. The fact that University of Maryland applied its Agricultural Technology Extension System throughout the whole state was in particular reference. This training course will play a positive role in improving the management level of our university.
University of Maryland, which was sponsored by the State of Maryland, is a land-grant university with 11 campuses, covering an area of 1200 acre. It is a public research university which was founded in 1856. It awards bachelor, master and doctorate degrees and 75 departments and institutions offering 111 undergraduate s majors, 96 master s and doctoral s programs and majors.
Source of News: Office of International RelationsEdited by: Xiao Yuhan / Zhong Yingxian and Pang Dongyuan