NOVA inks education deal with Morocco | Prince William Times

An agreement between Northern Virginia Community College and Morocco will benefit both education systems:

PrinceWilliamTimes01The ink is dry on an agreement between the kingdom of Morocco and Northern Virginia Community College paving the way for faculty, student and cultural exchanges, joint research projects, and technical assistance.

NOVA campuses already have about 150 students from Morocco enrolled.

Six of them met with the delegation that came from their home country for the signing of the agreement at NOVA’s Alexandria campus on April 20.

The Moroccan delegation included Ambassador to the U.S. Rachad Bouhlal; Khalid Saidi, director of training and employment; and Minister Delegate of Vocational Training Abdeladim El Guerrouj.

They met with Paul McVeigh, vice president of global studies at NOVA, and Dr. Chad Knights, acting dean for NOVA’s Division of Science, Technology and Business.

“We’re the second largest community college. We’re hard to avoid,” said McVeigh when asked why he thought Morocco chose NOVA as a partner…[Full Story]



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