Iowa State University - Henan Normal University

American Culture Center


Summary

With the passion of providing students more opportunities for a global education, Iowa State University and Henan Normal University formed the American Culture Center with the support from the U.S Department of State. The center serves as a connection for both universities to extend the friendship and better understandings across cultures. It will also lead to more possibilities and potential opportunities for both institutions to create more joint programs in different fields of studies to benefit the students and faculty.


2015-2016 Programming Highlights

 
 
 

Leadership

Henan Normal University

Duanmu Qingye

新联学院国际合作与交流处

Henan Normal University

端木庆一,男,教授,硕士生导师;曾任河南师范大学外国语学院副院长、国际教育学院院长,全国高等师范院校第一批学术带头人、河南省首届中小学教师教育专家;曾留学新加坡国立大学、澳大利亚新南威尔士大学;现任新联学院国际合作与交流处处长,爱荷华州立大学与河南师范大学新联学院共建美国文化中心主任。

 

Iowa State University

Linda Serra Hagedorn

Associate Dean, College of Human Sciences

Professor, School of Education

Iowa State University

Linda Serra Hagedorn is Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, International Programs, Student Services, Diversity, and Community in the College of Human Sciences and Professor in the School of Education at Iowa State University. She is a prominent researcher in the area of community college student success with over 200 publications and presentations. As the Director of International Programs at Iowa State, she is also highly involved in international education. Dr. Hagedorn has extensive international experience beginning with her initial work in Vietnam as a Fulbright Specialist at AnGiang University (2003). She subsequently has been a researcher and collaborator in China, Indonesia, Russia, Korea, Spain and Vietnam. She is on the advisory board of international universities in both China and Iran. 
Included in her long list of funded projects, is the leadership and founding of the American Cultural Center at Henan Normal University in Xinxiang China; funded through the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy