Celebrating U.S.-Singapore Educational Partnerships

Chargé d’Affaires Mansour was pleased to host educational leaders from the top universities in Singapore to discuss the immense value of U.S.-Singapore collaboration in higher education, research, and innovation on September 18. (L-R: Tan Tai Yong, President, Yale-NUS; Lim Sun Sun, Nominated Member of Parliament and Dean, Singapore University of Technology and Design; Chen Tsuhan, ...
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77 Mentors and Mentees Complete the 2019 U.S. Embassy Alumni-ITE Mentoring Program

The 2019 U.S. Embassy-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program wrapped up on May 4, 2019 with a closing ceremony hosted by Google. Over the course of five months, 39 Institute of Technical Education (ITE) students were paired with alumni of Embassy exchange programs as their mentors and participated in monthly sessions aimed at fostering personal and professional growth. ...
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Nike Hosts U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program

On February 23, participants from the U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program gathered at Nike’s Asia-Pacific headquarters. Student mentees learned how they could attain their goals by harnessing their strengths and understanding their weaknesses. It turned competitive when a yoga pose challenge and planking contest tested their balance and endurance. The program participants were also ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence and Prime Minister Lee of the Republic Of Singapore in Joint Press Statements

  THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release November 16, 2018 REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AND PRIME MINISTER LEE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE IN JOINT PRESS STATEMENTS The Istana Singapore PRIME MINISTER LEE:  Vice President Pence, ladies and gentlemen, may I extend a very warm welcome to Vice President ...
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Embassy Singapore Political Officer Tells Model UN Delegates to Stay Engaged

U.S. Embassy Singapore’s Political Officer, Jerrod Hansen, gave an opening address at the 11th session of the South East Asia Student Activities Conference (SEASAC) Model United Nations (MUN) on March 2, 2018, at the Stamford American International School. The three-day long conference was attended by over 300 students from across Southeast Asia.  Addressing the theme ...
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Codeathon ASEAN

On March 18th and 19th, university-aged students took part in a program called Codeathon ASEAN- an intensive weekend-long workshop that equipped participants with coding skills. These skills enabled them to develop app prototypes that encourage gender equality. Participants are now in the process of developing their ideas in consultation with mentors, and will submit their app ...
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Global Partnerships Week

On March 7th, U.S. Embassy Singapore Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath  welcomed  recently arrived American Fulbright and Gilman scholars to Singapore. In recognition of the fact that exchange programs cannot succeed without local hosts and partner organizations, the Embassy invited Singaporean Fulbright alumni, representatives of the Singapore Fulbright Alumni Association, and local academic institution partners and ...
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U.S. Secretary of Education John King tours Singapore schools

U.S. Secretary of Education John King and representatives from the U.S. Department of Education visited two local schools Friday to gain insights about Singapore’s education system. At Beacon Primary School, Secretary King learned about how information technology is harnessed to engage students in learning and engaged with students about their school life and aspirations. Over ...
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