Universities of Camagüey and New York Strengthen Links

Camagüey, Cuba, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Despite the limitations imposed by the United States to prevent the visit of US citizens to Cuba, the University of Camagüey (UC) and Lehman College of the University of New York (LCNY) are strengthening ties today.

Early April was marked by an important Academic Scientific Meeting between both institutions, as part of the internationalization agenda of the first house of high studies founded by the Cuban Revolution, which supports over a hundred projects with foreign centers.

The International Congress of Higher Education 2018 demonstrated the capacity of the institution to strengthen links with counterparts from different latitudes.

The actions in conjunction with LCNY, which began in 2016, reinforce scientific publications between both universities, and also include this type of specialized meetings.

With the intention of paying tribute to the sustainable development of both nations, US delegation composed of students and professionals from the areas of medical sciences, chemistry, business administration, finance and marketing, shared criteria with its Cuban counterpart, in a program that included the visit to important cultural spaces in the area of the city declared as a World Heritage Site.

In statements to the local press, the Director of International Relations of the UC, Yailé Caballero, said that after a memorandum of understanding between the two educational institutions in 2017 ‘several actions have been planned together to strengthen relations, international courses and participation in scientific events. ‘

The days were taken advantage of to know the specificities of the training work, besides being dedicated to the presentation of projects in the areas of Economics and Biotechnology, with the leading of the students and the teaching staff of both the UC and the LCNY.

The first Academic Scientific Meeting between Lehman College and the UC was also marked by workshops, conferences, artistic shows, sporting events and tours of historical places in a city with over half a millennium of life.

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