Distance Education Study Center, USA
Dr. Selvin Kumar, Founder/President of The International Tamil University, USA.
Dr. Selvin Kumar greeting Dr. P. Maruthamuthu in the office of the International Tamil University
The Madurai Kamaraj University, an upscale University in the State of Tamil Nadu, India is stretching up to United States with its Distance Education Study Center in Maryland, USA. The Vice Chancellor of the Madurai Kamaraj University Dr. Maruthamuthu visited the International Tamil University in Solomons, Maryland on November 11th and 12th to discuss the formation of the Center.
On 23rd of November the Syndicate of Madurai Kamaraj University ratified the proposal of the Study Center and the start of the courses in the United States with the immediate effect. Now that the admission of the students to more than 99 courses offered by the MK University’s distance education center are offered here in the United States. As per the arrangement, the Madurai Kamaraj University will supply the Study Materials for the students through the Study Center affiliated with the International Tamil University
Dr. Selvin Kumar, a former Senior Lecturer of History in the Madurai Kamaraj University is the Founder/President of the International Tamil University and is the Director of Programs for the Study Center of the Madurai Kamaraj University. From 1999, the Tamil University is involved in doing academic Seminars with many other Universities, Congress and the JFK Warfare Center. Those who wish to join the courses can contact the University Monday through Friday from 10 am to 8 pm EST and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 10 pm EST.
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The Study Center is located in Solomons, Maryland, a holiday escape with beaches, boating facilities and board walks . This scenic water front is 35 minutes away from the Washington DC beltway 495 towards the South on Route 4.
Considering the globalization and the fast growing economic and cultural progress between US and India, it is another step to bring the two countries educationally more closer. Madurai Kamaraj University is recently declared as the one of excellence with potential by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India.
Dr. Sababathy Vadivelu, the Director of the Distance Education of the Madurai Kamaraj University is working very closely with the Study Center at the initial stages of the establishment and the nascent progress of the educational venture to benefit the people who look forward to get academic degrees at their spare time and better their lives.
The syndicate meetings of Madurai Kamaraj University held on November 23rd, 2006 approved the International Tamil University as the Distance Education Study Center of MKU in the United States of America.