TUJ Times Online

January, 2012 (vol. 65)


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Announcement:

TUJ Career Fair Spring 2012

The TUJ Career Development Office (CDO) organizes an annual on-campus career fair. If you're a TUJ alumnus searching for a new career challenge, we encourage you to attend. For participating company information, please click here or visit www.tuj.ac.jp.

For more information, please e-mail the CDO at career@tuj.temple.edu.

Date & Time: Thursday, February 9, from 14:30 to 17:30.
Place: TUJ Mita Hall, Room 502, 503 and 504 (Access)


News:

Temple University to start a 1+3 program with Sejong University in Seoul

On January 9, Temple University (Pennsylvania, USA) has signed an affiliation agreement with a prestigious Korean university, Sejong University (世宗大学校), to establish the Sejong-Temple Undergraduate Program. Students who enroll in this program will spend the first year at Sejong and the remaining three years at either Temple's Main Campus or Japan Campus. Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a Temple University bachelor's degree.

This Sejong-Temple Undergraduate Program will be an attractive option for Korean students who wish to earn an American university degree, since it enables them to make the necessary preparation for study abroad in Korea while taking undergraduate credit courses that can be easily transferred to Temple University from the second year. Temple University has eight campuses inside and outside the US, including its Japan Campus, and offers more than 100 undergraduate majors in 17 schools and colleges. The estimated first year (2012) enrollment into this program is approximately 100. Press Release


TUJ designated as "Recommended Japanese University" by the Ministry of Higher Education in Saudi Arabia

Temple University, Japan Campus has received notice from the Ministry of Higher Education in Saudi Arabia and the Cultural Office of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia that it has been designated as one of the Recommended Japanese Universities based on the criteria set forth to determine recommended study abroad destination campuses for Saudi nationals.

Therefore Saudi national students enrolling at TUJ are now eligible to apply for a scholarship program provided by the Saudi government.


TUJ TESOL establishes TESOL Alumni LinkedIn Group

The TUJ Graduate TESOL Program is proud to announce the official TUJ TESOL alumni page on LinkedIn designed for our students and alumni. The program recognizes the value of LinkedIn's network of over 20 million professionals and the need for our alumni to make the most of their connections to the TUJ Graduate TESOL Program and fellow alumni while using LinkedIn.

It has been our goal to reach, serve and engage all our alumni and hopefully the new TUJ TESOL alumni LinkedIn page will help us to achieve that goal. The TUJ Graduate TESOL program will post information and updates about upcoming programs, and job information for our students and alumni. TUJ TESOL Alumni page is a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Join now at TUJ TESOL LinkedIn Page.


TUJ appoints Brian Swanland as the new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Brian Swanland has been appointed as the new TUJ Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) beginning February 1, 2012. As ADAA, Dr. Swanland will be responsible to the Dean for the development and oversight of all academic programs, undergraduate and graduate. He will also be responsible for the Office of the Registrar, Research and Creative Works, Institute for Contemporary Asian Studies, Teaching & Learning Center, Library, Academic Advising Center, Special Management Program and the Bridge Program. Dr. Swanland will also be the academic liaison with the schools and colleges of Temple University who run degree programs at TUJ, as well as relevant departments in the Office of the Provost and the Office of International Affairs.

Brian's distinguished career in both business and academic fields includes working at Nippon Motorola and as the Resident Director of the Japan Center for Michigan Universities in Shiga Prefecture. He also served as an officer in the US Air Force Reserve with various duties, including the development of a master's degree program at the U.S, Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Brian has just retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserve as a lieutenant colonel.

With his solid credentials, experience, and personality, TUJ believes Dr. Swanland will be a great fit for TUJ.


Obituary

Professor Emory Trosper

TUJ is saddened to announce the recent death of Professor Emory Trosper, a respected and popular U.S. history professor at TUJ for a number of years up to 2010. Professor Trosper had a long career at the University of Maryland as an administrator and professor before retiring and beginning to teach part-time at TUJ. He passed away on December 23, 2011. Professor Trosper often spoke of his joy in teaching history to TUJ students, and he will be missed by both former students and colleagues.


Continuing Education:

Continuing Education Spring 2012 semester: Apply Now

Join our courses and start something new. We offer courses that can expand your competencies and deepen your understanding of human relationships at home and in the workplace. All these can help open up new possibilities for you!

Professional Development and Training
Business, Management, and Communications
Computers and Technology
Culture and the Arts


Too busy to commute? New online courses are now available.

International Business Management (BUS200)
Project Management for Virtual Teams (BPM201)*

*This course can meet the education requirements for PMI certification (PMP or CAPM) or serve as a refresher course for the Continuing Certification Requirement exam.


Spread the word - TUJ Continuing Education in Osaka (Umeda)

Do you often travel to the Kansai region or have friends living in Osaka?
Course Schedules for Osaka
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Contact us at:

Continuing Education Program
E-mail: conted@tuj.ac.jp
Tel: 03-5441-9864 (Tokyo Office)
Tel: 06-6343-0005 (Osaka Office)
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