William Paterson University Signs Agreement with Ain Shams University of Egypt and Ocean County College

From left: Jon Larson, Kathleen Waldron, Abd El Wahab Ezzat, and Hussein Eissa

William Paterson University, Ain Shams University of Egypt, and Ocean County College representatives joined together on August 15, 2017 to sign a memorandum of understanding that will lead to cooperative baccalaureate degree opportunities for students.

Kathleen Waldron, president, William Paterson University; Jon Larson, president, Ocean County College; Abd El Wahab Ezzat, president of Ain Shams University; and Hussein Eissa, former president of Ain Shams University and currently a member of the Egyptian Parliament, were at the signing.

As part of the agreement, qualified students who complete an associate degree from Ocean County College will be able to complete a baccalaureate degree from both Ain Shams University and William Paterson University. The agreement also calls for exploring faculty exchange and graduate degree opportunities for Ain Shams students through William Paterson.