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Posted on November 17, 2014

“Building Bridges Through Education”
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Convocation Center, South Wing

Cal U students, faculty and staff may attend a gathering of leaders from more than a dozen universities around the world.

“Building Bridges Through Education: An International Event” is sponsored by California University’s Office of International Programming, in collaboration with the Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh. 

University presidents and rectors from schools in Central and Southeast Asia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America will engage in dialogue about the importance of higher education in building bridges between cultures to promote diversity, religious and social tolerance, and global understanding.

The visit is intended to build stronger understanding and open doors to study abroad opportunities, student and faculty exchanges, and cultural collaboration.

In addition to interim University President Geraldine M. Jones, speakers include:

Participating universities

Leaders from these universities are expected:

  • Suleyman Demirel University, Kazakhstan
  • Zirve University, Turkey
  • Canik Basari University, Turkey
  • Ishik University, Iraq
  • International Black Sea University, Georgia
  • North American University, U.S.A.
  • Suleyman Sah University, Turkey
  • International Turkmen University, Turkmenistan
  • Vistula University, Poland
  • Zaman University, Cambodia
  • International Ataturk-Alatoo University, Kyrgyz Republic
  • Zirve University, Turkey
  • Zaman University, Cambodia
  • Fatih University, Turkey 

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