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Mohan Babu University Signs MoU with Penn State University, USA to Foster Academic Collaboration and Research Excellence

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Tirupati : Mohan Babu University (MBU) and Penn State University (PSU), Pennsylvania, USA, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The formal signing ceremony took place at Penn State University’s campus, marking the beginning of a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing academic and cultural exchange between the two institutions.

Penn State University, renowned for its comprehensive research programs and commitment to academic excellence, and Mohan Babu University, dedicated to fostering innovation and diversity in higher education, have collaborated to achieve several objectives. The partnership will facilitate short-term student programs, study abroad initiatives, joint research projects, and faculty exchanges. The groundwork for this partnership was laid through a series of exploratory meetings conducted between the leadership teams at PSU and MBU over the last six months. During these meetings, potential partnerships and areas of collaboration were identified.

The partnership aims to benefit the complete ecosystem – students, faculty, and researchers. It will facilitate innovative collaborations, knowledge sharing, and the exchange of best practices, thereby expanding the scope for interdisciplinary learning. By fostering a transparent exchange of thoughts, educational resources, faculty, and students, PSU and MBU are committed to promoting high academic standards and encouraging cross-cultural education.

Mr. Vishnu Manchu, Pro-Chancellor of MBU, stated, “The MoU with PSU will serve as the foundation for a strong, enduring partnership between the two institutions. This partnership perfectly aligns with MBU’s objectives of promoting international collaborations and enhancing diversity in higher education. It will also help expand the scope for interdisciplinary cooperation through a transparent exchange of thoughts, educational resources, faculty, and students.”

Dr. Greg Filbeck, Acting Vice-Chancellor at Penn State Behrend Campus, expressed his optimism about the MoU, stating, “This exciting partnership promises significant advantages for students, faculty, and researchers at both institutions. By fostering active participation in research initiatives and academic exchanges, we will create a dynamic environment that propels ground-breaking research and enriches the academic experience for all.”

This MoU between Penn State University and Mohan Babu University marks a significant step towards creating a dynamic and enriching academic environment that will benefit both institutions and their wider communities.

Image caption: From Left to Right – Mr.Vinay Maheshwari, Executive Director & Trustee, Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust (SVET), Mr. Vishnu Manchu, Pro-Chancellor of Mohan Babu University, Dr David M. Callejo Perez – Dean of Penn State Harrisburg Campus, Dr. Greg Filbeck, Acting Vice Chancellor at Penn State Behrend Campus.

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