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Officials from Missouri S&T and the Embassy of the Republic of Ghana, based in Washington, D.C., met today (July 24) and signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will support both S&T and the Republic of Ghana in international education. The agreement is intended to stimulate and facilitate the intellectual life and cultural development of both S&T and Ghana.
Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to the U.S., and Dr. Chris Maples, interim chancellor of S&T, signed the agreement. The partnership will help bring students sponsored by the Embassy of Ghana to Missouri S&T as well as help prepare these students for careers in Ghana upon graduation.
Participants at the MOU signing ceremony included Maples, Adjei-Barwuah, Dr. Samuel Frimpong, the Robert H. Quenon Chair in Mining Engineering; Dr. Jeanie Hofer, associate provost of international affairs; and Lou Magdits, mayor of Rolla.