Hello, my name is Alex Hickman and I am currently an MBA candidate at Southwest University in Chongqing, China. I have been living in China for almost three years now, all three of which have been the most rewarding and opportunity-filled years of my life.Read more >>
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Who We Are
FriendlyPA's mission is to connect families and students with the educational opportunities that best match their needs, personalities, and educational and career goals. FriendlyPA also strives to build partnerships between Chinese and Pennsylvania schools to facilitate bilateral education exchange activities.
The initiative is joined by economic development partners, including the Pennsylvania Office of International Business Development and VisitPittsburgh.
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Recent Blog Post
- SRU’s master degree in data analytics earns top five national rankingSource: SRUPublished on 2018-01-17
- College Awarded $650,000 National Science Foundation GrantSource: DCCCPublished on 2018-01-16
- Emerging Artists Exhibition Opens December 6Source: DCCCPublished on 2018-01-16
- Student Studies Abroad in Indonesia Thanks to Scholarship from U.S. Department of StateSource: DCCCPublished on 2018-01-15
- 67 Municipal Police Academy Graduates, Including 10 Female Cadets, the Most in the Academy’s HistorySource: DCCCPublished on 2018-01-15
- Wastewater Treatment Certification Begins January 24Source: DCCCPublished on 2018-01-12