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Education Faculty Speaks Remotely with Audiences in Vietnam  

Bryan Meadows, EDST FacultyEducational Studies Assistant Professor, Bryan Meadows, Ph.D., spoke remotely with audiences in Vietnam on September 15th as part of an EducationUSA webinar series introducing US higher education to prospective Vietnamese students. The webinar was hosted by the EducationUSA Vietnam regional office and was titled, "University study in the United States: The Essential Information". The webinar was hosted on zoom and livestreamed on the US Embassy in Vietnam Facebook page.

The purpose of the webinar lecture was to introduce the US higher education system to individuals in Vietnam who are considering undergraduate/graduate study in the United States. As background, Vietnam is the #6 sending nation of international students to the United States. In 2019, there were 23,000 students from Vietnam enrolled in US colleges/universities.

vietnam ESL programThe webinar lecture surveyed multiple topics related to colleges/universities in the United States. Topics included the following: current innovations in program design; components of international student applications; financing a university degree in the US; and the student campus experience. Dr. Meadows spoke to the important role of Intensive English Programs (IEPs) to prepare international applicants with the academic English proficiency they need to succeed in English-medium undergraduate/graduate programs in North America. Throughout the webinar presentation, Dr. Meadows integrated images of campus buildings to showcase the history and beauty of the South Orange campus.

Bryan meadows hosting a webinar on zoom with VietnamFor Seton Hall University, faculty involvement in EducationUSA webinar events contributes directly to our global visibility as a world-class institution of Catholic education. In addition, faculty participation in virtual events supporting students is another way Seton Hall faculty realize the university mission of servant leadership. To learn more about the EducationUSA Vietnam Advising Center, please visit them via the US Embassy in Vietnam website.

Dr. Meadows, EDST assistant professor, serves as director of the TESOL teacher education program and the ESL@Seton Hall Intensive English Program. He leads a short-term study abroad class to Tokyo which affords Seton Hall undergraduates opportunities to visit Tokyo schools firsthand. The study-abroad course webpage is available here.

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  • Bryan Meadows
  • (973) 275-2539