19 March 2009—Loyola University Chicago (LUC) officially began its business operation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Cardinal John Baptist Man of Saigon and Fr. Thomas Vu Quang Trung, SJ, Provincial Superior of Vietnam, were present during the blessing of the new office.
In partnership with the Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training, the Loyola office in Vietnam will focus on three important areas: 1.) English as a Second Language (ESL) Education for health-care professionals, 2.) Leadership Programs for Vietnamese professionals and administrators, and 3.) Study-abroad Programs for U.S. students. <read full text>