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07-13-2005

Clarkson University Vice President Of University Outreach And Student Affairs Gives Address At Meeting In Italy

[A photograph for newspaper use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/kjohnson-rome.jpg]

Kathryn Johnson, vice president of University Outreach and Student Affairs at Clarkson University, recently presented a talk on the comparison of education systems at a conference hosted by the Commonwealth Club of Rome, at the Hotel Savoy in Rome, Italy.kjohnson

Johnson’s presentation titled “Comparative Analysis of U.S. and Commonwealth Education Systems” was part of a joint effort with Professor Aldo Patania, MBA Director at the University of Malta, Link Campus, located in Rome. During the presentation Johnson discussed and answered questions regarding the synergies and differences between the Commonwealth countries’ higher education programs and the U.S. educational system.

The University of Malta’s Rome campus is one of more than 20 global partners of Clarkson University’s Study Abroad program. The program offers students an excellent opportunity to prepare for a career in the global marketplace, while strengthening their academic background and gaining valuable skills through exposure to another country’s language and culture. For more information on Clarkson’s Study Abroad program, visit http://www.clarkson.edu/career/student_resource/studyabroad.html.

PHOTO CAPTION:  Kathryn Johnson, vice president of University Outreach and Student Affairs at Clarkson University, compares education systems at a conference in Rome, Italy, recently.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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