Vancouver – College Canada West (UCW), a Vancouver-based establishment with a diversified pupil physique representing over 110 international locations, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Fulbright Canada, the chief in public diplomacy and educational trade, establishing a Fulbright Canada Analysis Chair at UCW.
The College will host a Fulbright Canada Analysis Chair, a US scholar, who will perform analysis, provide visitor lectures, collaborate with colleagues, and usually take part within the UCW group. By means of this settlement UCW and Fulbright purpose to boost the mutual understanding between the individuals of Canada and the individuals of the USA of America by offering help to excellent people.
“The Fulbright program is the gold commonplace for educational trade scholarships,” mentioned UCW President Sheldon Levy. “Its mission is to advertise cause, compassion, and worldwide peace and friendship. These values all lie on the core of UCW’s mission. We’re honoured to hitch the Fulbright household of establishments and stay up for internet hosting our inaugural Fulbright Canada Analysis Chair.”
Throughout their residency, the Fulbright Canada Analysis Chair, will interact with UCW college and college students in addition to with the broader Vancouver inhabitants. By taking part in actions like analysis design, undertaking collaboration, and pupil mentorship, the Fulbright Chair will contribute to the UCW educational group whereas persevering with to advance the Fulbright trade targets of larger inclusion and variety.
“Fulbright Canada is happy to associate with College Canada West, a comparatively new numerous and revolutionary post-secondary establishment, as they proceed to develop, help extra college students, and have interaction with the group,” mentioned Michael Hawes, President and CEO at Fulbright Canada. “This new analysis chair will a part of the college’s ongoing dedication to enhancing its analysis footprint.”
Inaugurated in 1946 by Senator J. William Fulbright, it shortly grew to become the flagship public diplomacy initiative of the US authorities. This system operates in 160 international locations and supplies awards to greater than 8,000 excellent college students and students yearly. Worldwide, Fulbright alumni have achieved notable distinction and have been widely known as champions of peace, justice, and prosperity.
UCW is delighted to be becoming a member of the ranks of probably the most prestigious Canadian and American universities in internet hosting a Fulbright Canada Analysis Chair.
“UCW’s partnership with Fulbright Canada marks a big milestone for our establishment and the larger GUS Canada ecosystem,” mentioned Cyndi McLeod, CEO, World College Methods (GUS) Canada and Chair of the Board of Governors at College Canada West. “This partnership won’t solely improve UCW’s capability for analysis however can even present invaluable alternatives for our college and college students to interact with distinctive students from the USA. We stay up for the constructive influence this collaboration could have on GUS Canada’s broad educational group.”