IGC JOURNAL 2021 SUMMER 

   

THE UNIVERSITY of UTAH ASIA CAMPUS







                                                                                                                  

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Third Graduation Ceremony of The University of Utah Asia Campus


The third graduation ceremony of The University of Utah Asia Campus was held both online and offline on June 4. Considering that the graduation ceremony was not held last year due to COVID-19, a total of 76 students, including those who graduated last year, received their degrees this year. Gregory HILL, President of The University of Utah Asia Campus, who attended the graduation ceremony, said, “Success in occupation and personal life involves three responsibilities: leadership, generosity, and joy. I hope you take on this responsibility and move forward as a global leader wherever your journey leads you.” LEE Won-jae, Commissioner of the Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority, said in a congratulatory video message, “I do not doubt that you, who have acquired mutual respect and understanding required by global leaders during the four years of learning at The University of Utah Asia Campus, will lead the era of the fourth industrial revolution,” along with a message of gratitude and congratulations to the students, parents, and faculty of The University of Utah Asia Campus for making best efforts in their roles under this challenging situation.

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Visit by Anneliese REINEMEYER, US Embassy Public Affairs Officer


Anneliese REINEMEYER, Public Affairs Officer of the U.S Embassy in Korea, visited The University of Utah Asia Campus located in the Incheon Global Campus on June 8 and discussed future cooperation plans, including cultural exchange projects, with the school. Six officials, including Anneliese REINEMEYER, Public Affairs Officer, Anna DUPONT, Cultural and Academic Exchange Director, and Gregory HILL, President of The University of Utah Asia Campus, joined the discussion. REINEMEYER, who acquired a Ph.D. from the same state university(Texas A&M, U.S.) with Gregory HILL, emphasized the merits of public education in America. REINEMEYER said, “I am searching for the role the US embassy in Korea can play for Korean students studying in America and American students studying in Korea.”

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23 Students of The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business, Attending the University of Utah Asia Campus for Summer Semester


Students of The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business came to attend The University of Utah Asia Campus for two months for the summer semester. Two professors, including Professor OH Jong, and 23 students, minoring Information System arrived in South Korea on May 17 and started attending classes on May 31 after two weeks of quarantine. They will attend The University of Utah Asia Campus for a total of nine weeks until August 6 for the summer semester. Students take four courses, including database, web development, IT networking, system analysis and design, and study intensively for four hours a day in offline and online classes from Monday to Thursday. On weekends, they will travel to various cities in Korea, including Busan, Jeju, Paju, Andodng, and Gyeongju, to experience the traditional culture of Korea, or visit famous IT companies in Korea to have an opportunity to learn from the actual business scene.

Students of The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business, who study information systems as their minor, spend summer semester in Barcelona, Spain, Rome, Italy, Korea, and Japan for two months each summer to gain a global insight.