Four member delegation from Brigham Young University – Idaho, USA visited Amity University Campus, Sector-125 Noida on April 18, 2012 to discuss the various possibilities of Cooperation between Amity University and Brigham Young University.
Delegation comprised of Dr. David Peck, Head-India Task Force & Professor of History, Dr. Marc T Skinner, Director - International Relations, Brigham Young University, Dr. Scott W. Galer, Professor - Management, Dr. Stephen D Mc. Gary, Professor - Agrobusiness.
Delegates were welcomed by Dr. (Mrs.) Balvinder Shukla, Pro Vice Chancellor (A), Dr. Sanjay Srivastava, DG - ABS & Mentor - AIBS, Maj Gen R. K. Dhawan, Director, International Affairs Division, Amity University and several HOI’s. They were introduced to various areas of academics where Amity University and Brigham Young University can join hands and form collaborations.
While introducing about Brigham Young University, Dr. David Peck, Head-India Task Force & Professor of History said that Brigham Young University offers courses in Social Science, Economics, Law, Biology. University has a unique concept of Off Track Semester Education in which special emphasis is laid on internship by students. Dr. Peck said that we are looking forward for collaboration in areas like Agri Business, Mass Communications, Foreign Language, Management etc.
Dr. Ajit Verma, DG-AIMT, Dr. A.K. Srivastava, DG-AIB, Dr. R.P. Singh, Director - AINT, Dr. V.K. Jain, Director- AIARS (M&D), Prof. (Col.) R.K. Dargan, Director - ASCO, Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Joshi, Director - ASFA/ASFT, Maj. Gen. Nilendra Kumar, Director - ALS, Dr. S.K. Pachauri, Director - AIGG, Prof. Prof. BK Sikka, Director - AIHSR, Prof. KM Soni, Dy. Director- ASET were present during the occassion.
Delegation members also visited Amity Innovation Incubator and Amity Centre for E-Learning.