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Jan 22, 2004
DH-04 TK 003
Contact: Keith Otterberg
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Thomas Knox
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Cal State Dominguez Hills joins Moscow Engineering Academy
in a MOU Ceremony to Promote Distance Learning

CARSON, Calif. – California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) will connect the continental “digital divide” with an agreement to promote distance learning in Moscow.

WHO: Dr. James E. Lyons, Sr., President, California State University, Dominguez Hills and Boris Mikhailov, Rector, Moscow State Academy of Instrumental Engineering and Computer Science (MGAPI) University.

WHAT: Live teleconference to sign an agreement to form a partnership between CSUDH and the Moscow State Academy of Instrumental Engineering and Computer Science University.

The first partnership between an American and a Russian university to make accredited Web-based distance learning degree programs available to students in Russia. Initially, the program will offer the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Quality Assurance and Bachelor of Science in Quality Assurance.

WHERE: California State University, Dominguez Hills, Extended Education Complex 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson 90747

WHEN: Monday, Jan. 26, at 8:15 a.m.

CSUDH is an international leader in distance learning and has the largest distance learning program in the CSU system with students in all 50 states and more than 60 countries.

Moscow State Academy of Instrumental Engineering and Computer Science was established on August 29, 1936 as the All-Russian Machine-Building Institute. It was renamed the Moscow State Academy of Instrumental Engineering and Computer Science (MGAPI) on January 7, 1994. MGAPI has seven major departments: Computer Sciences, Economics and Business, Science of Law, Fundamental Physics and Mathematics, Sociology, Philosophy and History. The major departments of MGAPI offer more than 50 specializations.

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