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On April 24, 2019 President of Arsi University, Ethiopia, Dr. Duguma A Debele and President of University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), USA, Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski had fruitful discussion on a number of future partnership modalities through joint research and capacity building in activities mainly in the areas of Mathematics and Statistics. Dr. Duguma A Debele has also briefed about the progress of the upcoming 6th African International Conference (AIC) on Statistics which is being jointly co-organized by Arsi University and UMBC to be held in Ethiopia from May 27 to 30, 2019. As part of this 6th AIC which will be hosted by Arsi University, Prof. Bimal Sinha, who is one of the founding father of Statistics program at UMBC has also discussed with Dr. Duguma and agreed to lead a team of experts from USA to share expertise and co-organize one parallel session focusing on statistical issues related to large scale population counting, census. During this session, a number of census related issues will be presented and discussed by senior Professors from universities in US.

On the same day, Dr. Duguma A Debele had also a very inspiring discussion with the President and Vice-chancellor of Brock University, Canada, Dr. Gervan Fearon and dean of Faculty of Math and Science, Dr. Syed Ejaz Ahmed. Accordingly, the two universities have agreed to collaborate in the areas of data science, big data management, value chain management, viticulture, teachers education and agribusiness and governance.

Arsi University and Inntech College launches official partnership to open two new post graduate programs such as MA International Business Management and MA Governance and Public Service Management. Arsi University President, His Excellency, Dr. Duguma Adugna values the stance of Inntech College to create partnership with our university.  His Excellency, Mr Hirpo Kumbi Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Inntech College facilitates the ceremony at Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa.

 On the occasion, Arsi University president, Dr. Duguma Adugna warmly welcomes the Inntech college delegates, and he appreciates the interest of the college to work with Arsi University in various aspects of the institution programs. The president also indicates that the University hosts change and cooperates with others for the improvement of community’s entire life. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Inntech College Mr Hirpo Kumbi on his part appreciates the initiation of Arsi University president, and he explains about the activities of Inntech College to work with Arsi University. The college has recently been established in UK with a campus in London, and now it opens branch in Ethiopia with a campus on the prestigious Oromia Tower in the heart of Addis Ababa.

While Mr. Tim Reith has been briefing about the two programs, he has said that the partnership will bring new approach to teaching and research activities of Arsi University, and it can achieve significant impact in the lives of the students.  State minister of the Science and higher Education minister, His Excellency Dr. Samuel Kifle praises both partners for their initiations to work together. Delegates of Inntech College, Arsi University board members and higher officials from different offices have taken part on the launching ceremony.

Thursday, 04 April 2019 08:22

New Partnership Announced

Arsi University is pleased to announce a new partnership with Inntech College in UK which will see the launch of two new programs from April 2019.MA International Business Management and MA Governance and Public Service Management. Arsi university is one of the public higher institution in Ethiopia has set itself core responsibilities with a focus on nationally and internationally relevant teaching and learning programs, problem solving research project and community based services.