Clayton State University and Daejeon Health Sciences College, located in Daejeon, South Korea, signed a memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organizations on Monday, Mar. 25, at the Clayton State main campus in Morrow.
According to John E. Parkerson, Jr., director of the Clayton State Office of International Programs and assistant professor, International Business & Global Logistics, Clayton State President Dr. Thomas J. Hynes and the University’s senior administrators met with senior executives from Daejeon Health Sciences College on Mar.25, and hosted an MOU signing celebration of the new partnership.
Clayton State’s initial collaboration with Daejeon will be in the School of Nursing; but, according to Parkerson, it eventually could include the Clayton State departments of Health Care Management, Health and Fitness Management, and Dental Hygiene, all of which reside in the Clayton State College of Health. The MOU will initially focus on faculty and staff exchanges, student exchanges, and special teaching and degree programs.
Clayton State University participants included:
• Thomas J. Hynes, Jr., Ph.D. (President, Clayton State University)
• Lisa Eichelberger, Ph.D. (Dean, College of Health)
• Terri Taylor Hamrick (Director, Advancement Services)
• John E. Parkerson, Jr., LL.M. (Director, International Programs)
• Cele Blair (Assistant Director, International Programs)
For more information, contact Parkerson at JohnParkerson@Clayton.edu
or (678) 466-4091