On November the 14th Professor Merab Beridze, Acting Rector of Samtskhe-Javakheti State University hosted Jeff Reneau, Public Affairs Officer at United State Embassy in Georgia. The meeting took place in an official environment and had an introductory character. Jeff Reneau expressed the gratitude towards the Acting Rector for the meeting and for hosting “Education USA” in Samtskhe-Javakheti State University. “Education USA” functions in the frames of the Center for International Education which is situated in Samtskhe-Javakheti State University.

Public Affairs Officer admitted that he is especially interested in cooperating with the higher educational institutions in Georgia and added that “Education USA” should play the role of liaison between the universities and the USA.

Professor Merab Beridze noted that United States Embassy in Georgia and Samtskhe-Javakheti has been cooperating for a long time already. The University has taken part in some of the projects financed by the Embassy and for the last three years hosted volunteers of Fulbright programme.

After the official part Jeff Reneau met the professors and students of English Philology Programme and visited the American Study Center. 

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