Kathmandu Don Bosco College, Nepal and Angelo State University, USA exchange Memorandum of Agreement
April 8, 2016: Kathmandu Don Bosco College (KDBC) and Angelo State University (ASU), USA have exchanged Memorandum of Agreement to promote academic partnership in the presence of Principals of Schools and Colleges and many distinguished guests. Mr. Kapil Dev Regmi welcoming the guests hoped that the partnership of KDBC with ASU will be a milestone to many students aspiring to have US Education. As per the partnership agreement, students, who enroll in KDBC for the 4 year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program can study the last two years in ASU, provided they meet the academic requirements. Both the institutions also exchanged another agreement enabling direct enrollment of students of KDBC and its associate institutions namely Xavier Academy (XA), Little Angels’ College (LAC), White House H S School of Asian Institute of Technology and Management (AITM), Kanjirowa National H S School and Ideal Model H S School in ASU for the BBA program.
On behalf of President Dr. Brian J. May of ASU, Dr. Won-Jae Lee, Executive Director (Asian Relations to the Provost and VPAA, ASU) exchanged the agreements with Prof. Dr. Sriram Bhagut Mathe, Chairperson of KDBC and a number of associated colleges. During the exchange ceremony, a video message by Dr. May was shown, in which he invited interested and eligible students to enroll for further studies in ASU. Dr. Lee, who has been here for the last few days, has met relevant officials from the National Planning Commission, Ministry of Education of Nepal and US Embassy to discuss about how best to materialize the agreements as well as on future collaboration and cooperation. He also visited and made formal presentations in LAC, XA, Kanjirowa and AITM on study prospects in ASU.
Prof. Dr. Sriram Bhagut Mathe, Chairman, Mr. Kapil Dev Regmi and Ms. Samjhana Kharel visited ASU last October and had signed and exchanged Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). It is on the basis of these MoUs, the MoAs have been signed. According to Prof. Mathe, these partnership agreements, which will be valid for 5 years with possibility of extension, will make further studies in USA more affordable as there are some scholarship schemes for deserving students.SAT and TOEFL are not mandatory to KDBC students, provided that they are proficient in English.
‘KDBC’s initiation in international partnership is a big achievement and it will benefit interested Nepali students’ opines Prof. Dr. Ram Manohar Shrestha, Chief Guest of today’s program.
Kapil Dev Regmi
8th April 2016