Multimedia University (MMU) and The Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster academic exchange opportunities between Malaysia and the United States. The signing ceremony was held at the Dewan Za’ba, Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) in Putrajaya on 10 August 2023.
Dato’ Seri Abdul Razak Jaafar, Secretary General of the Ministry of Higher Education officiated the ceremony and the pact was signed by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su’ud, President of MMU and Mr. Curtis Johnson, Executive Director of MACEE. The pact signifies the commitment of both parties to create educational opportunities for the benefit of the students and academics. It also forges stronger ties to the prestigious Fulbright Program and the U.S. higher education system.
On top of that, more collaborative engagement would be implemented in terms of academic exchange, research collaborations and joint programmes. The cooperation between both institutions will definitely bolster the relationship and move together in achieving the goal. Among other attendees were Prof. Ir. Dr. Hairul Azhar Abdul Rashid, Vice President of Market Exploration, Engagement and Touchpoint (VP MEET); Dr. Abdul Aziz Ahmad, Director of International Collaboration and Engagement (ICE); Dr. Roopesh Sitharan, Deputy Director of ICE and others.