Mangaluru, Mar 4: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), USA has signed an agreement of co-operation with St Agnes College recently to enable the faculty and students of the college to have study exchange programmes, engage in research & Course development programmes.
The Agreement of Cooperation offers a number of benefits for those interested students who would like to pursue their studies in UTRGV, USA.: Application fees and Transcript evaluation fees will be waved off; TOEFL or IELTS which was a mandatory requirement earlier for study abroad is also waived off; unlike earlier, students graduating with a three year degree at St Agnes will get direct admission into Master’s programme; Students who have completed first year Master’s programme can continue their second year Master’s degree program at UTRGV campus with a F1 Visa and obtain a post graduate degree from the University of Texas.
These students will avail of fellowships, scholarships, and research/teaching assistantships for the second year on-campus studies. These facilities are offered not only for the present students but also for all the past students of St. Agnes College. A number of online Courses are included in the Agreement of cooperation.
It is indeed a rare privilege for students who aspire to do their higher students in the USA.
The signatories are Sr Dr M. Jeswina A C, Principal, St Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru and Dr Parwinder Grewal, Executive Vice President for Research, Graduate Studies and New Program Development.
The team of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), USA
1. Dr. Parwinder Grewal: Executive Vice President for Research, Graduate Studies and New Program Development
2. Ms. Jayshree Bhat: Assistant Vice President for Professional Education and Workforce Development
(the alumnae of St Agnes College, Mangalore)
3. Dr. Sudershan Pasupuleti: Associate Dean for Online Programs, Graduate College
4. Ms. Stephanie Larralde: Associate Director, Graduate College
5. Prof. Chris Lewis: Coordinator for International Collaborations,
& Coordinator for the Agreement of Cooperation between St Agnes College, Mangalore and UTRGV, USA