(L–R): Jambaa Solongo, Dr. Michael Brogan and President Gary A. Olson
(L–R): Jambaa Solongo, Dr. Michael Brogan and President Gary A. Olson

In a formal ceremony held at Daemen House, the presidential residence, college officials signed a memorandum of agreement with a high-level delegation of governmental officials from Mongolia that will lead to exchanges of faculty and students between Mongolia and the U.S.

“Daemen College has a longstanding relation-ship with the Mongolian government and its people, and we are delighted that this agreement will en-able many students and faculty from Mongolia to come to our college as well as our faculty to visit Mongolia,” said Daemen President Gary A.Olson.

Dr. Michael Brogan, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college, presided over the signing ceremony. “Mongolian students were previously a part of the Daemen campus and we look for-ward to others coming here to study,” said Brogan.

In attendance at the ceremony were Colonel Pagva Bira, head of special forces training for the Mongolia National Police; Jambaa Solongo, chair-man of the Mongolian Institute of Cinematography; and Carmen B. Cabell, consul of Mongolia, Foreign Missions Head of Post.

“Through this wonderful relationship with Daemen College, we are building a vital educational bridge between the U.S. and Mongolia,” said Bira.