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CAU, UL AND CONSULATE MOU SIGNING EVENT – SAVE THE DATE

April 14, 2021
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Save the date! On Monday, April 19th at 11:00 AM ET, Clark Atlanta University, the University of Liberia and the Liberian Consulate in the State of Georgia, in a spirit of mutual trust and collaboration, will host a virtual signing ceremony marking the continuation of a unique partnership between both universities.

Please save the date, so that you can witness this historic event.

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A special thanks to our event sponsors for helping make this event possible.   MOU-Sponsors

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Connect Liberia: Winning In Education During COVID-19 [WEBINAR]

December 16, 2020
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In collaboration with the University Consortium for Liberia (UCL) and the Liberian Consulate in Georgia, that we are hosting the second CONNECT LIBERIA Africa Webinar Series “Winning in Education During COVID-19”, Liberia’s e-Learning Transformation and Liberian Student Success Stories Panel Discussions, on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 11:00 AM (EST) & 4:00 PM (Monrovia).  

The Host for the event is Honorable Cynthia L. Blandford, President and Board Chair, University Consortium for Liberia (UCL) and Honorary Consul Republic of Liberia, Georgia. Moderators include Dr. Cheryl Davenport Dozier, President Emeritus, Savannah State University and UCL Board Member along with Dr. Saki  T. Golafale, Assistant Professor Chemistry, Kennesaw State University and UCL Board Member and Scholar.   

The goal of this CONNECT LIBERIA Africa Webinar is to identify new and innovative ways to collaborate and identify how the UCL and the broader community can help buttress Liberia’s efforts for enhanced and improved teaching and learning in the current and post-COVID-19 environment through e-Learning and other technology transfer strategies. 

The High-Panel e-Learning guests include:

  • Reverend Dr. Julius S. Nelson, Jr., President, University of Liberia
  • Dr. George T. French, Jr., President, Clark Atlanta University
  • Dr. Susan Ogletree, Director, Center for Evaluation and Research Services, Georgia State University
  • Dr. Michael L. Best, Professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech
  • Dr. Layli Maparyan, Executive Director, Wellesley Center for Women
In addition, H.E. Professor Ansu D.  Sonii, Sr., Minister of Education, Republic of Liberia has been invited to deliver the Keynote Address on e-Learning in Liberia. H.E. George S.W. Patten, Sr., Liberia’s Ambassador to USA, Embassy Republic of Liberia, Washington, D.C., will bring Special Remarks. UCL Scholars from the various educational institutions will also join us for a UCL Student Success Panel to discuss their success stories, their journey and to find out “Where Are They Now!”
Please join us for this informative session!
DETAILS
DATE: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
TIME: 11:00 AM (EST) & 4:00 PM (Monrovia)
COST: Free with registration
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Cuttington University Meet and Greet with UCL

February 15, 2020
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In January 2020, University Consortium for Liberia (UCL)  President & CEO, Cynthia Blandford visited Cuttington University and met with President Dr. Herman Browne, Dr. Charles Ford, Jr., Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Ms. Precious M. Marshall-Feury, Associate Vice President. This meeting was to discuss a new educational partnership between the UCL in Atlanta, Georgia  and Cuttington University to provide Faculty and Student Exchange, Study Abroad and Experiential Learning.

Cuttington University is the newest member of the UCL making 18 Institutional Partners. Honorary Consul Blandford serves as President and Board Chair of the UCL.

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UCL Application Coming Soon

February 3, 2020
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The University Consortium for Liberia (UCL) will be announcing the opening of submissions for the 2020 UCL Higher Education Academic Scholarship soon. Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have delayed the launch of the scholarship application window but will be announcing the date soon.

The UCL Scholarship program is open to Liberian students and/or students of Liberian descent pursuing a post-secondary education at a U.S. College or University.

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Dr. Tolbert Nyenswah Discusses the National Public Health Institute of Liberia

September 20, 2017
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1. What relationship does your organization have with Liberia or the UCL?

The National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health has a mission to prevent and control public health threats by promoting healthy outcomes while serving as a source of knowledge and expertise. As the center of excellence for better health outcomes for Liberians through a strong health system, the Institute aims to strengthen existing infection prevention and control efforts, laboratories, surveillance, infectious disease control, public health capacity building, response to outbreaks, and monitor diseases with epidemic potential. NPHIL relation with the University of Liberia and other institutions of highest learning in Liberia is paramount. NPHIL is partnering with the University of Liberia addressing national public health needs through the development of a Master in Public Health (MPH) degree programs.

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