Within the framework of the coordination to implement the Service Learning Program, on the morning of April 4, 2017, the Management Board of An Giang University (AGU) had a meeting with the delegation of lecturers and students of Hongkong Polytechnic University.
Attending the meeting were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang - President of An Giang University, MSc. Vuong Thi My Tam - Head of the Department of Management of Science and International Cooperation, staffs and lecturers of the Faculty of Foreign Languages, Department of Management of Science and International Cooperation, Center for Rural Research and Development.
The delegation of Hong Kong Polytechnic University consists of: Ms. Ku Wai Yin Ellen - lecturer of Faculty of Nursing, Ms. Lam Hiu Yu and Ms. Cheung Lai Ping - staffs of the Service Learning Office.
At the meeting, representatives of the two schools discussed and agreed on the Community support program in the summer break of 2017 in An Giang. Specifically in July/2017, students of the two schools will survey and give consultation to 64 households in My Hoa Hung. These students will homestay-work with the households. In the process of living with local people, the students will share with local people knowledge about diet and nutrition, physical education, sports, the use of alcohol and tobacco, and personal hygiene. Parallel to that is the exchange activities of culture, arts, traditional music shows and learning about traditional craft villages in the local.
Speaking at the meeting, Principal Vo Van Thang thanked the faculty and students of the Faculty of Nursing, Hongkong Polytechnic University for continuing the implementation of the community support program in An Giang province, assisting AGU students to participate in this helpul support program. AGU hopes to cooperate with Hong Kong Polytechnic University in other specialized fields.
Being known, during the past two years, the two schools have successfully coordinated to run the community support program with meaningful activities such as eye examinations for pupils, surveys and consultations on diet, nutrition and health care for people in An Giang province.
Huỳnh Cam (Translate by Le Do Thai)