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Latest News from the Embassy

  • Congress Confirmed Ambassador Ted Osius

    “This is a dream come true for me… I witnessed our relationship with Vietnam grow into an important partnership, founded on mutual respect and shared strategic interests…”

Consulate General Highlights

  • 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.  

  • Students participate in an activity to learn about Time Management Skills
    Soft Skills Series: Career Development prepares students with great skills

    On September 29, the American Center hosted a Networking event for 105 participants who successfully completed all six sessions of the Soft Skills in Career Development series of events. Individual sessions proved to be exceedingly popular, with attendees showing up an hour or more early in order to get a good seat.  

  • First Place Winner Khoa reads his essay in front of hundred participants at the award ceremony
    "Discover America" Essay Writing Contest inspires young students

    During Discover America months (from June to August), students and American Center patrons explored U.S. culture and natural wonders by participating in the Discover America Essay Writing Contest.  


  • Announcement of the 2015 Young Southeast Asian Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows

    In the spirit of the President’s November 2014 visit to Southeast Asia, the U.S. Mission in Vietnam seeks candidates for the 2015 YSEALI Academic Fellows program. Find out more!

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