Sino-American CHEPD Program
Coastal Carolina University has been an active member of the Sino-American Cooperation in Higher Education and Professional Development (CHEPD) program since 2007. In addition to hosting 77 students from many partner universities to complete their bachelor and master’s degrees, we have developed three separate experimental class programs to enhance transferability between Chinese partner institutions and CCU. We also send professors each year to teach in China at partnering universities, and we have hosted delegations from the Ministry of Education in China.
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The first student to complete his degree through the 1+2+1 program at CCU was Qian CHEN, whom graduated in June 2012 as an honor student. Qian was from Guangzhou University and as an honors student at Coastal Carolina University. Mincong CHEN also completed his degree through this program and graduated with university honors. Mincong was an Economics major, whom joined us from Guangdong University of Finance and Economics. Students meet regularly with their Program Coordinator Mr. John King. ; Mr. King meets with the students to discuss their programs, coordinate with their academic advisors, and to organize programming for the group.
In addition to their high-quality educational programs, CHEPD students participate in a variety of interesting activities, including receptions with President Dr. DeCenzo and Mrs. DeCenzo, and day trips to Charleston, SC, Chinese New Year Celebrations, dining etiquette seminars, and other projects and programs.
第一个得到CCU 学位的学生是陈倩，他于2012年6月以优等生身份毕业。陈倩来自广州大学，并且成为一名优秀学生在卡罗莱纳海岸大学。来自广东财经学院的陈敏聪也通过这个项目完成了学位，并以优秀大学生毕业。学生会定期与项目协调员John King先生见. Mr. John King跟学生讨论课程，与他们的学术顾问协调，并协调小组的规划。
Because of its location near the beach, this area of South Carolina enjoys a climate with warm, long summers and mild short winters, so students get to study and live where many people vacation! Airlines provide direct and connecting flights to major cities around the country! Additionally, it is located on the East Coast of the United States within driving distance to many other U.S. attractions such as New York City, Washington D.C. and Orlando. The people are friendly and kind, and the community is a safe, welcoming, and a relaxed place to live and study.
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