Posted on March 13, 2019

College of the North Atlantic - Qatar (CNA-Q) hosted a delegation from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) during their visit to Doha to explore educational opportunities in country.

The American delegates first m?et with College President Dr. Khalifa Al Khalifa and toured CNA-Q's state-of-the-art campus to see the esteemed engineering technical training facilities. "Our focus is to form strong partnerships with like-minded international universities, to elevate the level of education offered at the College, and in the country," said President Dr. Khalifa Al Khalifa. "Both of our institutions have aligned values with respect to supporting student excellence in engineering, science and technology. We look forward to continuing the partnership and formalizing our relationship."

Purdue University's School of Engineering and Technology Dean, Dr. David James Russomanno, gave a presentation to members of the College Executive, along with high ranking officials from Qatar University and Community College of Qatar. "As Indiana's premier urban research university, we deeply appreciate our many international partners and look forward to expanding our global connections.  To that end, we are excited to be in Qatar to start conversations and explore opportunities to discuss IUPUI with representatives of the Education sector in the State," said IUPUI Chancellor Dr. Nasser H. Paydar?. "The gestures of hospitality and discussions of collaboration have been enlightening and encouraging."