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DelVal to welcome visitors from Denmark

Sep 03, 2015

Credit: Delaware Valley College. Students from Tradium, a college in Denmark, at a lunch hosted by College President Dr. Joseph Brosnan on Sept. 17 in the Life Sciences Building.

Credit: Delaware Valley University. Students from Tradium, a college in Denmark, at a lunch hosted by DelVal President Dr. Joseph Brosnan on Sept. 17, 2014  in the Life Sciences Building. DelVal will be welcoming a second group of students from Tradium to campus on Sept. 9.

A group of 27 students from Tradium, a college in Denmark, will visit Delaware Valley University’s campus in Doylestown, Pennsylvania Sept. 9 through Sept. 23. The group is visiting as part of a new exchange between the business programs at the two institutions. During the past year’s spring break a group of DelVal students visited Tradium.

The students will be joining the University’s business students in classes most of the days that they are on campus. This is the University’s second time hosting the students from Tradium. Tradium sends students over in the fall and DelVal sends students over in the spring. Students stay with host families as part of the exchange.

“Their students are anxious to participate in our classes, both the ones that are especially designed for them and our regular classes for our students,” said Larry Stelmach, DelVal associate professor and co-department chair of Business and Information Management.  “…Our students can learn from their perspectives on economics, marketing, management and history.”

In addition to the academic component, the visit will also include: a welcome cook out, lunch with University President Dr. Joseph Brosnan, a tour of the Martin Guitar Factory, a scavenger hunt in Philadelphia, visits to outlets and shopping centers and a tour of a Herr’s factory.

“I think this exchange adds an essential international component for our business majors at DelVal,” said Matthew Kaminski-Lucas, the University’s study abroad coordinator. “It is great that our students and Tradium’s students will get to work together in a hands-on learning environment.”