Oct. 21, 2003
Gordon Ovenshine (724) 738-4854; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
KOREAN LANGUAGE COURSES OFFERED TO PUBLIC
ROCK UNIVERSITY; HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CAN ENROLL
ROCK, Pa. – Exchange agreements between Slippery Rock
University and Nanjing University in China and Kangweon University
in Korea provide exciting learning opportunities for students.
Beginning this spring, qualified high school students and community
residents will benefit as well.
is opening up classes in beginning Chinese and in Korean to the
public. The department of modern languages and cultures believes
China and Korea’s role in the global economy make them
important targets of opportunity for students or professionals in
has the world’s largest population, 1.3 billion people, and
one of the largest economies. As a member of the United Nations
Security Council, it is also important
we truly want to enable our students and others to live and work
successfully in a global society, we need to be able to offer them
language training to learn about China and Korea,”
SRU’s Dr. George Brown, associate professor of government and
public affairs, said. He taught at Nanjing University in
professors from the universities teach the courses.
Beginning Chinese and Culture: 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Mondays and
Wednesdays beginning Jan.
Immersion program in Korean: 5 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays,
Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Jan. 13 to Feb. 19.
school students may enroll and receive college credit. Residents
may enroll for credit or may audit the course without credit.
Classes will be held in the new home for modern languages and
cultures, Carruth Rizza Hall.
registration or other information, call modern languages and