Dr. Debra Colley, dean of Niagara's College of Education, is part of a five-person NU contingent spending time in Vietnam to recruit students and expand the university's presence overseas.

Dean Colley in Vietnam

Lasting Memory

Posted by Dr. Debra Colley on April 16, 2014

I leave Vietnam with the warmth of the people in my heart and the beauty of the country in my memory.   We met many new colleagues and laid the foundation for partnerships with P-12 schools, university schools of education, and the Ministry of Home...

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American Center

Posted by Dr. Debra Colley on April 15, 2014

The American Center of the U.S. Embassy was festive during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for this new facility. The center, sponsored by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy, is a one-stop source of up-to-date information about all aspects of...

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The Seminar

Posted by Dr. Debra Colley on April 15, 2014

We had the opportunity to provide training for directors and deputy directors from the Ministry of Home Affairs.   We learned from them as we spoke about management and performance, my topic being the development of employees in the public sector....

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A Short Walk

Posted by Dr. Debra Colley on April 15, 2014

It seemed difficult to find the time for an afternoon walk with the schedule of meetings and visits that were planned”¦but I did. The hustle of the city was evident, with the traffic of motor bikes and cars (heeding very few rules of the road),...

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Palm Sunday

Posted by Dr. Debra Colley on April 15, 2014

Never would I have imagined being at a mass in a Gothic cathedral in Vietnam on Palm Sunday, with Father Maher and the new colleagues I had met. The Vietnamese language was so beautiful as everyone sang and prayed with the bishop. I will bring the...

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Teaching Practice

Posted by Dr. Debra Colley on April 14, 2014

Yesterday morning, we visited the St. Paul International School Hanoi. The school houses a global community, where cultural and linguistic diversity meet to create a stimulating and creative learning environment. Students acquire English language...

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