Addis Ababa University President visits Colorado State University
Addis Ababa University President, Dr. Admasu Tsegaye, visited Colorado State University from October 28 and 31st, 2015. The objective of his visit was to establish academic collaboration with CSU and join the Easter African Extension/community engagement partnership program which includes Hawassa University (Ethiopia) and University of Nairobi (Kenya). Dr. Admasu met with Drs. Lou Swanson, CSU Vice President for Engagement, Jim Cooney, CSU Vice-President for International Affairs, and James Pritchett, Executive Associate Dean of College of Agricultural Sciences and Assefa Gebre-Amlak, Extension Specialist.
The Addis Ababa University is interested to improve its community engagement and its role in national extension in Ethiopia. Dr. Admasu also visited Adams County Extension office and a horticultural famer in the county to see how extension works under land grant system.