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San Diego State University Georgia marks new academic year

12 Sep 2017 - 13:24:00

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Agenda.ge,12 Sep 2017 - 13:24, Tbilisi,Georgia

San Diego State University Georgia has  hosted its official Convocation Ceremony to mark the start of the new academic year and accepting of new students to its programs. 

The event was attended by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Vice Prime Minister – Aleksandre Jejelava, U.S. Ambassador to Georgia – Ian C. Kelly, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Deputy Regional Vice President – Fatema Sumar, and MCA Georgia’s CEO – Magda Magradze.

US Ambassador to Georgia Ian Kelly (L), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Deputy Regional Vice President – Fatema Sumar,  MCA Georgia’s CEO – Magda Magradze and the SDSU dean Ken Walsh at the ceremony. Photo by SDSU press office. 

 San Diego State University Provost Chukuka Enwemeka and a  delegation of SDSU Deans were  special guests of the event. 

I am glad that students’ interest towards STEM and our programs continues to dramatically increase. The number of students accepted this year in SDSU programs in Georgia almost doubled once again. 

Provost of SDSU Dr. Chukuka Enwemeka addressed the audience. Photo by SDSU Georgia press office. 

Today we officially accept new students to the University and mark the beginning of their college career. We wish success to all our students in their studies. Their older colleagues in our first two cohorts are already working in their fields and building their careers, so we already know these new students will have success in building Georgia’s Economy.” –said Ken Walsh, Dean of SDSU Georgia 

  • In 2017, SDSU accepted more than 200 students into its internationally accredited American degree programs in Georgia. The 3rd cohort, like the previous one, is diverse: students from Tbilisi and all regions of Georgia are represented. There are also more than 20 international students from 8 different countries and 6 exchange students from SDSU’s California campus.  
  • The history of San Diego State University (SDSU) began in the late 19th century. It is one of the biggest and  most popular universities in California with 35,000 students and $130 Million budget for research. 
  • San Diego State University, through funding from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation, offers internationally accredited Bachelor of Science programs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in Georgia. 

SDSU Georgia graduates  receive an American degree. 

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