On June 7th, Prof A.Lawrence Jenkens,vice dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Michael Chen,chairman of New Mind Education and other two staff visited XPU. Director of International Office held talkswith the guests.
Chen Lixia,on behalf of the International Office welcomed guests and briefly introduced the basic situation and subject characteristics of XPU. She said that XPU contributed to broadening students’International horizon and vigorously enhanced international education level. On one hand, XPU encourages students to go abroad with the aim to understand the development of international frontier and to enhance students’comprehensive ability; on the other hand, XPU vigorously introduces foreign high-quality educational resources, so that more students can learn foreign curriculum systematically to enhance the school curriculum internationalization level.
Prof.Jenkens expressed his gratitude to XPU for the hospitality. He said that the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a public university in the United States.The University ranks top in the field of textile and arts and works closely with regional industry.The University creates excellent learning conditions and internship opportunities for students.He hoped that both sides should make all efforts on the exchange cooperation and the joint development of new cooperation projects to promote all-round cooperation.
Bothsides agreed on the following cooperation mode: the two sides will firstly carry out in-depth cooperation of teachers and strengthen exchanges and cooperation among professors. It aims to select professional core courses with special advantages constituting the professor's teaching teams and providing high-quality educational resources between Chinese and American students.
After the meeting,the guests visited 2017 Exhibition of graduates' works from the School of Apparel and Art Design. They spoke highly of the achievementsof talents cultivation of XPU.