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Georgia State University and the University of Liberia sign MOU in Early Childhood Education

December 1, 2020
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GSUThe University Consortium of Liberia facilitated the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Georgia State University’s College of Education and the University of Liberia to strengthen Early Childhood Education in Liberia. E-learning and curriculum development along with faculty exchanges will be priority projects and initiatives. This follows the GSU site visit to UL in 2019 that the UCL President facilitated to include meetings with the UL College of Education and USAID in Monrovia.

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Clark Atlanta University (CAU) and the University of Liberia (UL) Celebrate Two PhD Chemistry Graduates

May 31, 2020
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The University Consortium for Liberia (UCL) in collaboration with CAU celebrated the graduation of two (2) Liberian students who received PhDs in Chemistry from CAU in May 2020, Dr. Saki Golafale and Dr. Varbah Sorsor. Also, working with the Dean of the College of Business to launch a Young African Leaders Mandela Fellows (YALI) curriculum at UL where I hosted the CAU Dean and YALI Director in Liberia in 2018. Meetings were held with President Weeks, the U.S. Embassy in Monrovia including Ambassador Christine Elder and USAID staff, and others.

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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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2019 UCL Scholarship Submissions Are Open!

May 13, 2019
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The University Consortium for Liberia (UCL) is happy to announce submissions for the 2019 UCL Higher Education Academic Scholarship has begun. 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. This year the UCL will award the following:

  • 2 academic scholarships in Science Technology Engineering or Math (STEM)
  • 1 academic scholarship in Athletics
  • 1 academic scholarship in Liberal Arts
  • 1 General Studies

We hope you will apply for the scholarship or share this message with someone who is eligible. Applicants have until July 10  to apply. Visit the UCL Scholarship page for eligibility and submission requirements.

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