A delegation of officials from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, the primary institution for training the country’s civil service elite, signed a partnership agreement with three USC schools March 2 to facilitate research, student exchanges and faculty collaboration.
USC Gould Dean Andrew Guzman, USC Price School of Public Policy Dean Jack H. Knott and Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Carmen A. Puliafito signed the memorandum of understanding, signaling continued collaboration and commitment between USC and Vietnam.
Photo: Anthony Bailey, USC Vice Provost of Strategic and Global Initiatives and Dr. Ta Ngoc Tan, Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics President, sign the memorandum of understanding March 2. Seated, left to right: USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights Director Sofia Gruskin, USC Vice Provost of Strategic and Global Initiatives Anthony Bailey, Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics President Dr. Ta Ngoc Tan and USC Price Professor Eric Heikkila. Standing, left to right: USC Gould Associate Dean Deborah Call, USC Associate Vice Provost for Global Engagement Matthew Erskine and Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics’ Associate Professor Dr. Hoang Van Nghia, Nguyen Thai Hung, Ngo Huy Duc and Hoang Anh Hoang.