IGC Leadership Committee, Discussing the
Development of a Joint Campus
IGC universities and the IGC Foundation hold monthly leadership meetings to discuss development plans and share information. This year, they are making every effort for preemptive responses. including series of discussion about the conversion of classes into online and quarantine measures, based on government guidelines, by holding thirteen meetings to jointly cope with the COVID-19 crisis. In addition, various discussions are in progress to vitalize the joint campus and ensure win-win development.
Participated in “Hope Campaign Relay”
to Overcome COVID-19
The CEO of the IGC Foundation, joined the “Hope Campaign Relay” to overcome COVID-19. The Relay is carried out in the way of posting supportive phrases for citizens suffering from Coronavirus on social network services (SNS). He received the nomination from President LEE Seung-Yeol of Arirang International Broadcasting, and President and Publisher OH Young-jin of The Korea Times, and he recommended President Robert MATZ of Mason Korea and President Greg HILL of UAC as the next leaders. The CEO PAEK commemorated the selection of South Korea as the most exemplary country for COVID-19 quarantine among the 33 OECD countries, expressed his gratitude to the quarantine authorities and medical staff who were working hard in the field, and delivered supportive messages as found in the hashtags “#K-Quarantine No.1 in OECD,” “#Thanks To Quarantine Authorities And Medical Staff,” and “#IGC an Alternative To Studying Abroad.”
Opened IGC Daycare Center
IGC opened its daycare center on August 3. The IGC Daycare Center is located on the first floor of its Support Center building on campus, on a total floor area of 1,011m©˜. Its nursery capacity is 99 people, and admission targets are infants and young kids aged between one and five who are the children of employees from the consortium members including SUNY Korea, Mason Korea, GUGC, UAC, IGC Foundation, POSCO, and RIST. It is temporarily operating a class for infants of twelve months or less. Currently, 23 babies and kids are admitted to seven classes. IGC expects that the opening of this daycare center will help reduce the burdens of childcare and improving the welfare of faculty members through work and family balance.