The leaders of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University in Hangzhou, China, and SUNY Oswego have signed a “two-plus-two” agreement to jointly deliver bachelor’s degrees to Chinese students in three majors: business administration, human resource management and marketing.
Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley hosted a delegation from the Chinese university led by ZSTU’s chairman, Fei Junqing.
The agreement outlines degree programs in which students study for two years at ZSTU and then transfer to Oswego for the final two years of study, receiving degrees from both institutions, said Richard Skolnik, dean of the School of Business.
Skolnik said that he anticipates the first cadre of students to arrive at Oswego next fall, numbering 30 to 45 in all across the three majors.
At the formal signing ceremony, President Stanley said, “This agreement is full of promise for our two institutions, for the students who will earn these distinctive and empowering academic degrees, and for the communities here and in China where they will learn and practice their professions.”
Oswego and ZSTU first established their partnership four years ago. More than 60 students from Zhejiang have studied at Oswego since 2007.
Oswego previously signed a similar agreement with Nanjing University of Science and Technology.