Alcorn Receives a Check for $15,000 from AT&T for Preparation for Study Abroad Program

January 16, 2008 · Print This Article

dr-lee_att.JPGAlcorn State University School of Graduate Studies received a check for $15,000 from AT&T on January 16, 2008. It will be used to help fund honor students’ preparation for study abroad. A representative of AT&T presented a check to Dr. Donzell Lee, Interim Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, who submitted the proposal on behalf of Alcorn State University.The project description reads:

“During the 2007-2008 academic year, Alcorn State University will place special emphasis on enhancing its co-curricular offering in global studies and study abroad activities for students. The obvious interconnections of our world mandates that students in all disciplines are prepared to meet the challenges of global understanding. To this end, the university has established a Center for Undergraduate Experiential Learning. Under the auspice of this center, the Honors Curriculum Program will offer an intensive Summer Language Institute to prepare students for study/travel abroad experiences. The institute will provide an eight-week intensive immersion in the study of three languages- Spanish, Chinese, and Russian.”


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