HAVANA, march 7th Buffalo State signed a memo of understanding with Universidad Central “Marta Abreu” de Las Villas (UCLV) recently, paving the way for developing undergraduate and graduate programs and joint research projects. Both institutions also expect to collaborate in events such as symposia and workshops.
Students may have the opportunity to attend UCLV for a semester or for short courses.
It was the first memo of understanding between UCLV and a U.S. institution,partnered with Cuba.
President Conway-Turner visited Cuba in February 2017 to begin the dialogue. At that time, SUNY and the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education laid the groundwork for individual campuses to develop relationships with Cuban colleges.
Conway-Turner also visited Cuba earlier with a group of presidents from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.