Ambassador of Thailand Visits Coppin State University

Published Wednesday, May 01st, 2013

CSU Hosts Thai Ambassador

The cultural, political, social and economic life of Thailand people was presented to students followed by a Q & A session.

The second successful event of the Ambassador’s Forum organized by Dr. Ahmed Y. Zohny of the Department of Applied Social & Politi-cal Science and sponsored by the School of Professional Studies, Study Abroad Program took place on April 29, 2013. Deputy Chief of Mission Saroj Thanasunti, and Dr. Suchada Maktara the Press and Cultural Affairs First Secretary of the Royal Thai Embassy in Washing-ton DC lectured Coppin State University Political Science classes on Thailand/United States diplomatic relations of 180 Years.

The cultural, political, social and economic life of Thailand people was presented to students followed by a Q & A session. Both diplomats expressed their admiration for the quality of questions asked by Coppin Students. Afterwards, Dean Beverly O’Bryant led the reception’s events in honor of the two diplomats and the beginning of negotiations to build educational and cultural ties between the School of Professional Studies, and similar Schools at Thailand Universities.

Ambassador Visit

Seated: L to R: Dean Beverly J. O'Bryant, President Mortimer Neufville, Thailand's Deputy Chief of Missions Saroj Thanasunti, Event Coordina-tor Dr. Ahmed Y. Zohny of the Department of Applied Social and Political Science, Press and Cultural Affairs First Secretary of the Royal Thai Embassy in Washington DC Dr. Suchada Maktara. Standing L to R: Dr. James Stewart, APRC Chair; Mr. Al Essien, VP Institutional Advance-ment; Corey Millington SPS Ambassador, Prof. Marcellus Boles, CRJU Chair, Dr. Theresa Harris, Interim Associate Dean, Dr. Douglas Reardon, Director of Intentional Programs, and IDST Coordinator Prof. Velma Muhammad.