Fr. O’Connor signed an official exchange agreement with the Universidad Catolica San Antonio di Murcia, in Murcia, Spain. The agreement allows for both institutions to exchange students for study abroad for one or two semesters, and the possibility of faculty and staff exchanges in the future. Also, with this agreement, the two institutions may begin summer intensive language programs in Spanish and English respectively, and the possibility exists for international athletic competition with the DeSales University men’s and women’s basketball and soccer teams. The agreement is effective immediately and both institutions expect to begin exchanging students over the next two semesters. In the attached picture is Fr. O’Connor signing the agreement with Dra. Josefina García Lozano, Rectora Magnifica at Universidad Catolica San Antonio di Murcia. Also present for the signing were Dr. Gerard Joyce, Dr. Brian Kane, and Brian MacDonald.
Both DeSales University and Universidad Catolica San Antonio di Murcia are excited about this new partnership and the ways in which our two institution can work together moving forward.