AMERICAN CORNER CAPE TOWN
This is a place where South Africans, Americans, and other global citizens come together to connect and share ideas.
This space is run in partnership with U.S. Consulate Cape Town, the City of Cape Town, the Central Library, and Friends
Thu, 24 Feb|
"Choosing the right university in the USA-Perspectives from a former international student from Africa"
U.S. Consulate General Cape Town and EducationUSA invite you to attend an Information Session Webinar.
Time & Location
24 Feb 2022, 16:00 SAST
About the event
U.S. Consulate General Cape Town and EducationUSA invite you to attend an Information Session Webinar on "Choosing the right university in the USA-Perspectives from a former international student from Africa" Moderated by: Dr. Alice. K. King EducationUSA Adviser & Outreach Specialist U.S. Consulate Cape Town, South Africa Speaker: Dr. Yacob Astatke, Dr. Yacob Astatke currently serves as the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for International Affairs at Morgan State University (MSU), a position he has held since July 2017. As the AVP he has played a key role in the implementation of “Morgan’s Global Campus” initiative, with the launch of new initiatives in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia, and Turkey. In addition, DIA played a crucial role in the signing of a major partnership with the Tertiary Education Fund (TETFund) of Nigeria to bring up to 90 Ph.D. students and post-doctoral scholars per year to Morgan starting in the Fall of 2020. As such, the DIA is actively seeking to grow Morgan’s relationships and partnerships with universities and public/private organizations around the world in line with our strategic plan of “Growing the Future, and Leading the World.” Please have all your questions ready to be answered and look forward to studying in the USA through EducationUSA. February 24,2022 | 10am EDT or 4pm SAST/CAT on Zoom and Facebook Live (@ACCape/ USConsulateCT)