Representatives of Banja Luka University, Towson University and Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences agreed on signing a Cooperation Agreement during an online meeting held on the 15th of January 2021.
The cooperation discussed at the meeting organized and initiated by the Bosnia and Herzegovina Ambassador to US, His Excellency Mr. Bojan Vujic will also include activities in the area of entrepreneurship and innovation organized as online seminars.
During the meeting participants expressed great expectations from this cooperation and concrete results in the area of students and professors exchange.
Prior to this meeting, rectors of both universities, Towson University President Professor Doctor Kim Schatzel and Banja Luka University Rector Professor Doctor Radoslav Gajanin had separate meeting with the Ambassador Vujic and agreed on mutual cooperation and activities to follow. They also concluded that similar number of students and compatibility of study programs would additionally facilitate the cooperation and exchange of professors and students.
Towson University was established in 1866 and it is amongst 100 the best public universities in USA. Some of the key values it prides itself on is creating a multicultural campus, dedication to inclusion, mutual respect and diversity.
There were numerous Participants in the 15th of January 2021 online meeting from the three universities and other experts.
Dr. Daraius Irani, Vice President for the Division of Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research
Dr. David Vanko, Dean, Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
Dr. Shoherh Kaynama, Dean, the College of Business and Economics
Dr. Maggie Reitz, Vise Provost for Academic Affairs
Patrick Mc Quown, MS, Executive Director of Entrepreneurship
David Cross, MBA, Assistant Director of Venture Creation
Ken Espinosa, MS, Coordinator of Venture Creation
Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences:
Dr. Ly Hobe, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Mari Taalmann, MA, Head of Internationalization
Banja Luka University:
Dr. Biljana Antunovic, Vice Rector for International and Interuniversity Cooperation
Dr. Dalibor Kesic, Vice Rector for Human and Material Resources
Dr. Goran Latinovic, Vice Rector for Science, Research and University Development
BiH Ambassador to USA, his Excellency Mr. Bojan Vujic
Dr. Linda Singh, Towson Leader-in-Residence/formed Adjutant General of Maryland
Thomas Beyard, MBA, Towson graduate, supporter, volunteer/former Senior Enlisted Leader, Maryland National Guard.