The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Moldova, Serghei Mihov, along with the First Secretary, Aliona Rusu were the honorary visitors today at LCC International University. These esteemed guests were accompanied by Marlene Wall, LCC’s President, Scott Neumann, Department Chair and Associate Professor along with Aiste Motekaitiene, VP of Marketing. Joining over a cup of coffee they discussed the possibilities of establishing stronger collaboration relations by incorporating students to do practicum training at the Embassy, also to organize mutual events and assist with communication with various Moldovan institutions.
Aiste Motekaitiene informed the Ambassador about the strategies and actions LCC International University is taking to attract potential students from Moldova.
After the meeting, Ambassador Mihov was given a tour of the campus, firstly visiting the premises inside, the auditoriums, and also exploring the gym and the Residence Halls.
At the end of the visit, Ambassador Mihov had a chance to interact with Moldavian students – one of them in person, and the rest – remotely. In total, there are 75 Moldovan alumni, associated with LCC International University in one way or another. 38 of those alumni have Moldovan citizenship and 37 are Moldovan and Romanian. Currently, 10 students are enrolled in LCC, 3 of them are studying in person and 7 remotely.
One of our International Relations and Development students from Moldova, Eduard Andreev had a chance to meet with the Ambassador in person.
Eduard, what impression did you get after meeting the Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova?
I felt encouraged and privileged meeting the Ambassador. Ambassador Mihov shared his insights on how students can collaborate for future cultural events at LCC International University and discussed internship opportunities at the Embassy. He also gave his professional advice, encouraging students to choose a profession that they are passionate about.
What did meeting in Lithuania with Ambassador Mihov mean to you?
To me, this meeting meant that my home country Moldova is much closer to me than I thought.