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  • Lander Mission Trip a Success

    The medical mission trip to Honduras recently completed by Lander University Department of Nursing faculty members and students was so successful that a return trip has already been planned.
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  • Lander student packs her bags for a semester in South Korea

    The farthest Lander University student Nicole Richmond has traveled from her home in Columbia is Chicago, about 650 miles away. On Aug. 22, she will embark on a journey more than ten times that distance when she boards a plane for a 7,200 mile trip to South Korea, where she will spend the fall semester studying at the University of Incheon.
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  • Lander signs exchange agreement with ninth Asian university

    Lander University president Daniel Ball has signed a memorandum of understanding with a university in Thailand, an agreement that will enable students from both schools to study on each other’s campus. The signing increases to nine the number of Asian schools Lander has finalized exchange agreements with since March.
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  • Lander formalizes academic ties and friendship with Korean university

    Their greetings were as warm as the sultry Greenwood morning as the two men, presidents of universities more than 7,000 miles apart, shook hands and renewed a friendship that began three months earlier in a cooler climate on the other side of the Pacific.
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  • University plans a weeklong look at Japan, its culture and history

    As part of its recently announced Asia Initiative, Lander University will host a “Focus on Japan” celebration during the week of Sept. 19-23. The celebration will feature a wide range of activities, spotlighting many aspects of Japanese life, education, business and culture.
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  • Lander students prepare for study program in Korea

    Four Lander University students have been selected to attend a three-week international summer session at Dong-A University in Busan, South Korea. They will become the first Lander students to study in Korea under recent agreements Lander made with Dong-A and six other colleges and universities in Korea and China. The agreements will enable students from Lander and the other institutions to study on each other’s campuses starting this year.
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  • Lander president in China

    Dr. Daniel Ball, president of Lander University, seated right, signs a Memorandum of Understanding with officials of East China Normal University in Shanghai. Ball and Dr. Sung-Jae Park, standing right, Lander’s interim dean of International Programs, are visiting China and South Korea to meet with the administrators of six colleges and universities.
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  • New Asia Initiative

    Dr. Sung-Jae Park, recently retired from an international program leadership position at Ball State University, is now leading an Asia initiative for Lander University. He will develop strategies that will encourage students from Japan, Korea, China, and India to study at Lander for one or two years as a part of their degree programs. Dr. Park will also create some additional study abroad opportunities in Asia for Lander students.
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  • Lander bids farewell to partner in international education

    Dr. Roger Richardson, right, talks with students at a recent tea in his honor at Lander University. In six years, Richardson, recruited 34 Lander students for a semester of study at the University of Winchester in England where he was a faculty member. He is retiring as Winchester's director of Internationalization at the end of this academic year.
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  • Lander students pack their bags for studies at foreign schools

    Nine Lander University students will spend the fall 2010 semester studying at foreign universities as part of Lander's Study Abroad Program.
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