The Ambassador of the United States of America to Lithuania, Robert S. Gilchrist, along with the Head of the Public Relations Department of the US Embassy in Vilnius, Sara Veldhuizen Stealy, were visitors to the campus today. They learned more about preparations for the new academic year of LCC International University, which will start on August 31.
Accompanied by Marlene Wall, the LCC President, Ambassador Gilchrist first toured the campus: visiting the University library, the auditoriums, the gym, and the Residence Halls.
Later, for friendly talks over a cup of coffee, Ambassador Gilchrist met with a large group of United States citizens. Currently, there are 72 Americans living in Klaipeda and many are, in one way or another, associated with LCC International University, this number does not include the 18 students from this country who study at LCC. Of those, 10 students are enrolled in bachelor's programs and 8 are Master's students. The University also has 26 U.S. citizens who have already completed their studies and can count an additional 850 participants in the Study Abroad program over the years.
Ambassador Gilchrist concluded his visit to LCC International University with a meeting with Lithuanian journalists.