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Dr. Leonard Jackson’s Academic Odyssey at Auro University

Dec 16, 2023

Surat (Gujarat) [India], December 16: The recent collaboration between Auro University and Kennesaw State University marks a transformative partnership in the field of hospitality education. This collaboration, formalized through a memorandum of understanding, is set to enhance academic experiences for students at both institutions through faculty and student exchanges.

Dr. Leonard Jackson, the founding director of Hospitality Program at Cole Business School, KSU, visits to Auro University signifies the beginning of an exciting chapter in the partnership. The collaboration, initiated by the signing of the agreement, focuses on faculty and student exchanges, providing valuable international perspectives on the hospitality industry and fostering cultural awareness.

AURO University, founded in 2011 by H.P. Rama, has gained a worldwide reputation for producing quality hospitality professionals. The collaboration with Kennesaw State University is centered around providing students with a global perspective, preparing them for the international nature of the hospitality industry.

The partnership between Auro University and Kennesaw State University is poised to bring about transformative changes in hospitality education. A cornerstone of this collaboration is the facilitation of faculty and student exchanges, fostering cross-cultural understanding and honing global business acumen. As part of this exchange program, students enrolled in Auro University’s hospitality program will have the unique opportunity to spend time at Kennesaw’s campus. This engagement will not only allow them to interact with distinguished faculty but also gain invaluable insights into the intricacies of the Metro Atlanta hospitality industry. In reciprocation, Kennesaw State students will embark on an enriching journey to AURO’s campus in Gujarat, Surat, delving into the rich cultural tapestry of India. This immersive experience is designed to broaden horizons, instill a global perspective, and prepare students for the diverse challenges and opportunities in the dynamic field of hospitality.

Both institutions recognize the increasing demand for globally focused hospitality professionals. With estimates indicating a skilled worker shortage in the luxury hotel market, this collaboration positions students to become leaders in a rapidly growing industry.

About AURO University:

AURO University, Surat, is a progressive center for integral learning and leadership, offering programs in Business, Hospitality Management, Law, Information Technology, Design, Journalism & Mass Communication, Liberal Arts, as well as Human Sciences and Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Centre (SAILC). For more information, please visit auro.edu.in

As the collaboration unfolds, the Auro University and Kennesaw State partnership will contribute significantly to the development of well-trained, globally focused hospitality professionals.