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  • Counselor Shannon presents a gift to Can Tho University

    Counselor Discusses Environmental Challenges

    On October 11, 2014, Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State, arrived in Can Tho for two days of visits on the challenges facing the Mekong Delta.

  • Consul General Rena Bitter reads books with visually-impaired students

    Books donation to visually-impaired students

    On September 5, Consul General Rena Bitter attended a new school year ceremony at Nguyen Dinh Chieu School for the Blind.

  • Conference “Growing the Future VII” in HCMC

    Conference “Growing the Future VII” in HCMC

    Consul General Rena Bitter on August 19 opened the agricultural biotechnology conference “Growing the Future VII: The Role of Biotechnology in Emissions Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation, and Increased Farmer Prosperity” in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • General Martin Dempsey visits the Danang dioxin remediation site

    Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff visits Danang

    On Friday, August 15 the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey visited the Da Nang thermal treatment system currently remediating 45,000 cubic meters of dioxin-contaminated soil at the Da Nang airport.

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  • Information Officer Joe Freeman briefs students about services at The American Center
    USSH Students tour American Center and explore services

    On October 10, 125 teachers and senior students from Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), visited the American Center. They explored center services, and joined a special English learning program led by Information Officer Joe Freeman.  

  • Consul General Rena Bitter welcomes participants to the event
    American Center "Back to School" Open Day attracts huge crowd

    To celebrate the new academic year and third anniversary of the American Center (AC), the AC hosted a Back-To-School Open Day on September 25. The aim was to inform students and other members of the community about opportunities for study in the U.S. It also showcased helpful services that the American Center and EducationUSA Advising Center offer. 

  • Information Officer Joe Freeman facilitates a discussion on writing
    MOOC camp on Writing Course assists students with writing skills

    In September and October, the American Center Ho Chi Minh City organized a MOOC camp featuring the 'College Writing - Principles of Written English, part 1' course offered by University of Berkeley in California. More than 500 students applied to join discussion sessions at the Center.  

  • Vietnamese students and American students share culture and study experience
    Conversations with American Students at the American Center

    The American Center hosted conversation hours between Vietnamese and U.S. students in September, featuring School for International Training students on September 14 and Hobart & William Smith colleges and Union college on September 17.