Drexel University Visits ACEM

On the morning of May 7th, Professor Julie Mostov, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, and Professor George Tsetsekos, Dean of LeBow College of Business visited ACEM with the purpose of deepening the understanding in MBA study tours, MBA and undergraduate student exchange in details in order to sign the cooperative agreement in near future, as well as discussing the potential cooperation in other areas. Assistant Dean, Dr Joy Qian, Vicky ZHANG from School of Management, Joey ZHOU from MBA office and Julia WANG from International exchange and public relations office attended this meeting.

Julie Mostov mentioned the SJTU and Drexel University inter-university level agreement signed in 2008. This visit intends to pave way for the cooperation in the Business School level and ask for our opinions. Dean Tsetsekos introduced the progress of internationalization in LeBow College of Business, especially in MBA study tour and student exchange. He said that with convenient location in Philadelphia, LeBow College of Business maintained sound relation with World 500 top companies in pharmaceutical, bio-technology, chemistry industry and consultation and finance area. He hoped that these relation will contribute to company visits during the ACEM students exchange.

Dr Joy QIAN expected to strengthen the faculty exchange between two colleges. Dean Tsetsekos is willing to promote the research cooperation among faculty and provide necessary accommodation and some stipend for ACEM faculty to stay in Drexel. Joey ZHOU from MBA office answered the questions related to the MBA student exchange and course arrangement. Vicky ZHANG introduced the undergraduate student exchange and summer school program. After the warm discussion, both sides wish to sign the agreement as soon as possible to implement the student and faculty exchange.

The cooperation of Drexel University strengthens Antai’s contact with the U.S. business schools and provide students with more opportunities for more extensive exchanges. This is a breakthrough of our international partners in the development process. Moreover, Dr. Joy QIAN invited Dean Tsetsekos to attend the 3rd international Business School Shanghai Conference held in October in 2010.