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Union County College’s New Italian Partner

Friday, March 27, 2015
ELIZABETH – On Wed., Mar. 25, Union County College entered into an articulation agreement with John Cabot University, a private, accredited American liberal arts university located in Rome, Italy.

The agreement provides seamless transfer for Union County College associate-degree graduates to the University. John Cabot President Franco Pavoncello visited the Elizabeth Campus to sign the agreement with Union’s Chief Academic Officer Dr. Maris Lown.

Before an audience that included Board of Trustees Chair Vic Richel and Trustees Frank Bolden, George Castro, and Wilson Londono, Dr. Pavoncello chose this occasion to announce the commitment by John Cabot University to fully fund a scholarship for a Union County College graduate every year. Tuition at the University is about $30,000. 

Image: From left are John Cabot Board Member John Meditz, Union County College Trustee George Castro, Union County College Trustee Chair Vic Richel, John Cabot President Franco Pavoncello, Union County College Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Maris Lown, Union County College Trustee Frank Bolden, and Union County College Trustee Wilson Londono.

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