The summer of 2013 saw HEEAP’s very first All-Female Vocational Cohort. 14 Female Vietnamese Engineering teachers from Cao Thang Technical College, Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology and the Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City traveled to Arizona State University, where they spent four weeks completing HEEAP training.
Program works to bolster global high-tech industry
Arizona State University’s effort to modernize engineering education in Vietnam has gained another major industry partner.
National Instruments will team with ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering to provide research and teaching tools to engineering programs at eight Vietnam universities and vocational education institutions.
Intel Corporation has received the U.S. Secretary of State’s 2012 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) for a collaborative project involving the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and ASU’s Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP). Secretary Hillary Clinton presented the award for the efforts of Intel Vietnam at an event in Washington D.C., Nov. 28.
Dr. Jim Collofello of Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering conducted a week-long interactive workshop in HEEAP active learning techniques to faculty at Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) in September.
Dr. Collofello, who teaches courses in computer science and engineering at ASU, discussed and demonstrated group and teamwork teaching techniques - the basis of the active learning instructional method.
HANOI -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a $2.4 million grant to Arizona State University (ASU) to support the expansion of the Higher Education Engineering Alliance Program (HEEAP) that leverages public and private sector funding to improve the quality of higher education in the country.
Arizona State University’s Executive Vice President and Provost, Elizabeth Capaldi, met with educators at Ho Chi Minh University of Technology at a Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) seminar in Vietnam on August 7. There, Capaldi spoke of the ASU-employed new American University model that transforms educational institutions through data analytics and systems to drive innovation.
Alliance will foster research collaborations with U.S., economic development and student exchange programs.
Tempe, Arizona (January 31st, 2012) ̶ Arizona State University and Intel Corp. recently renewed a joint commitment to help improve higher education and technological development in Vietnam.
Working with the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training, the partners have reached an agreement to expand the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP).
The Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) brings together government, academia, and industry leaders to modernize and advance Vietnamese engineering higher education. The alliance kicked off in 2010 with $5 million in funding and a three-year commitment from Intel Vietnam, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Arizona State University (ASU). The past two summers, 78 Vietnamese lecturers from five technical universities and three vocational schools completed training programs at ASU.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam(April 18, 2011) – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Arizona State University (ASU) and Intel Corp. announced today a $2-million expansion of a program to improve higher education and technological development in Vietnam. The program, called Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program or HEEAP, was developed jointly with the Government of Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City, April 15, 2011 - Siemens today announced an in-kind software grant with a commercial value of US$71 million to the Higher Education Engineering Alliance Program (HEEAP). The in-kind software grant, provided by Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, will help universities develop the next generation of Vietnamese engineers.