Trojans add newest members to their alumni rolls in four ceremonies in Vietnam

A delegation of senior Troy University leadership led by Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. is on a Vietnam tour that features four commencements.

A delegation of senior Troy University leadership led by Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. is on a Vietnam tour that features four commencements.

A delegation of senior Troy University leadership led by Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. is on a Vietnam tour that features four commencement ceremonies and one new class intake ceremony.

At Hanoi University of Science and Technology, 30 Business and Computer Science students became TROY graduates, and 84 students earned their undergraduate degrees in business at Vietnam National University – University of Economics and Business, where 196 new students are set to begin their business degrees.

In Ho Chi Minh City, 24 students at Saigon Technical University graduated with business and Computer Science degrees.

At DaNang’s Duy Tan University, 36 students graduated with Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management degrees and Computer Science degrees.

With Chancellor Hawkins is Dr. Lance Tatum, Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, and Mr. Sohail Agboatwala, Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Administration. Ms. Sharon Becton, Director of International Sites, rounds out the contingent.

Troy University began offering courses in Vietnam in 2004. The first students graduated in 2008, making TROY the first U.S. university to award the baccalaureate degree in Vietnam. There are about 1,000 TROY graduates in Vietnam, including many rising leaders in business, government, military and education. TROY classes in Vietnam are taught in English by TROY faculty members.

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., center left, and Dr. Lance Tatum, left, close opening ceremonies for Bachelor of Science in Business Administration intake at Vietnam National University of Economics and Business in Hanoi. (TROY photo/Sohail Agboatwala)
Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., center left, and Dr. Lance Tatum, left, close opening ceremonies for Bachelor of Science in Business Administration intake at Vietnam National University of Economics and Business in Hanoi. (TROY photo/Sohail Agboatwala)
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