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.
Danaher Corporation’s subsidiaries Tektronix, Fluke and Keithley sign MOUs with five Vietnam Universities to help advance engineering education in Vietnam with $300,000 USD donation of equipment and faculty scholarships as part of the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program
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.
On Friday, December 16th, 2011, U.S. and Vietnamese leaders gathered at Arizona State University to discuss how to transform higher education in Vietnam. ASU President Michael Crow welcomed Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training Vice Minister Nguyen Vinh Hien, along with several industry and academic leaders, and engaged in a dynamic discussion on higher education strategies, challenges and opportunities.