On February 2nd Prof. Lei Jin and Piotr Gibas hosted a Dumpling Party celebrating the Chinese New Year! Students had a great time making and eating dumplings in the Stern Center.
The American University in Cairo and the College of Charleston have recently partnered on a new academic cooperation and student exchange program for both undergraduate and graduate students for a period of five years.
Students from AUC and CofC will receive a scholarship to spend a semester or year abroad at the other institution, providing students with a unique international experience and strengthening East-West cultural ties.
AUC Trustee Jonathan Wolf (YAB ’75), founder and president of Wendover Housing Partners, LLC who was a study-abroad student at AUC, and his wife Nancy were instrumental in making this program a reality. They will provide funds for AUC students to spend a semester or year abroad at CofC, while Hilton and Catherine Smith, who serve on the College of Charleston’s School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs advisory board, will fund CofC students to study at AUC.
LCWA’s own Professors Garrett Davison and Piotr Gibas were in the Post and Courier discussing their course “Food, Travel and Faith in Asia.” Check out the full article here!