• Annual Worker Bee Meeting held in September 2021

    China Center for International Educational Exchange (CCIEE) CHEPD 1+2+1 Program Annual Worker Bee Meeting was held on September 28. Ninety participants from over 40 U.S. and Chinese institutions attended the online meeting. Mr. Yin Kai, executive director of CCIEE and Dr. Don Betz, executive director of International Programs at AASCU delivered welcoming comments to the coordinators and senior leaders from U.S. and Chinese institutions.  

    The theme of the meeting was “Assuring Success and Safety for Chinese Students on U.S. Campuses.” Thirteen representatives from George Mason University (Va.), Salem State University (Mass.), Northern Arizona University, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, and other AASCU member universities shared their stories, programs, policies, and activities regarding campus safety, guidelines for student success on each individual campus, specifically focused on the CHEPD program students. 

    The feedback to the U.S. institutions from representatives of  Huaqiao University, Changshu Institute of Technology and Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics demonstrated their support for the 1+2+1 Program with useful suggestions related to the sustaining successful  student recruitment and program development.  

    The representatives of both the Chinese and the U.S. universities expressed their appreciation to AASCU and CCIEE for their leadership and support for the program development and student success.