[caption id="attachment_4733" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Pictured in the accompanying photo are: (left to right) Cele Blair, assistant to the director of International Programs; Dr. Robert Vaughan, associate provost; Dr. Nasser Momayezi, dean of Arts & Sciences; Dr. Celeste Walley-Jean, professor of Psychology; Ambassador Adalnio Ganem, consul general of Brazil; Dr. Thomas J. “Tim” Hynes, Jr., Clayton State president, Robert L. “Steve” Stephens, vice president for External Relations, John Mascaritolo, director of Logistics Practices and assistant professor of Supply Chain Management; and John Parkerson, director of International Programs."]
The Consul General of Brazil for the southeastern United States, Ambassador Adalnio Ganem, recently visited Clayton State University for a traditional Brazilian lunch and to discuss a series of initiatives between Clayton State, the Consulate General of Brazil and Brazilian institutions.
According to Clayton State Director of International Programs John Parkerson, among those initiatives are Fulbright scholar opportunities, student and faculty exchange programs, study abroad programs, and research and cultural collaborations. In addition, Ambassador Ganem has agreed to speak in February 2011 as part of the Clayton State School of Business’ on-going Jim Wood speaker series.