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Southeastern signs agreement with National Taiwan University of Sport

October 20, 2023

DURANT, Okla.Southeastern Oklahoma State University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Taiwan University of Sport (NTUS) to cooperate and foster academic exchanges and collaboration.

A delegation from NTUS visited the Durant campus in October to meet with administration, faculty, staff, and students as the two universities continued discussions on implementation of the agreement.

As part of the agreement, SE and NTUS laid the groundwork to establish pathways to exchange students, faculty, and academic staff members; collaborate on staff development programs; exchange academic information and material of mutual interest; and organize joint research programs.

“This agreement between Southeastern and NTUS will be a mutually beneficial opportunity for faculty and students at both universities,” said Dr. Teresa Golden, vice president for academic affairs at Southeastern. “I look forward to seeing the study that will be pursued and the relationships that will be developed from this partnership.”

The agreement will span five years in its initial signing, with an opportunity to extend further upon mutual agreement by both universities.

Visiting Durant from NTUS were Mr. Chen-Kang Chang, Vice President and Professor, and Mr. Kuan-Chou Chen, Director of International Affairs and Assistant Professor.

About Southeastern

Founded in 1909, Southeastern Oklahoma State University provides an environment of academic excellence that enables students to reach their highest potential. By having personal access to excellent teaching, challenging academic programs, and extracurricular experiences, students will develop skills and habits that promote values for career preparation, responsible citizenship, and lifelong learning. Our over 5,000 students include 50% first-generation students and 28% students of Native American descent, with 82% receiving financial aid. Southeastern ranks amongst the most affordable schools in the region thanks to out-of-state tuition waivers, and is proud of its exceptional affordable accredited MBA program, stellar aviation program, and outstanding national ranking in graduating Native American students.

About National Taiwan University of Sport

National Taiwan University of Sport aims to an international, holistic, and dedicated learning environment. The learning and research in NTUS combine both basic and applied sciences to meet the needs in the global society. While developing these professional capabilities, NTUS also emphasizes the nurture of mind and character. Following the University Motto, Pursuing Expertise and Integrity, Be Strong and Hardworking, NTUS dedicates strong efforts to establish the appropriate attitude toward all aspects of life. NTUS is located in Taichung City, Taiwan.