Carlow College, St. Patrick’s is pleased to announce that it has signed an Exchange Agreement of Cooperation with Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina (United States). This new agreement was signed by Dr Luther F. Carter, President of Francis Marion University and Fr Conn Ó Maoldhomhnaigh, President of Carlow College on Monday the 15th of January 2018 in Florence, South Carolina. As part of this agreement, the educational experience and cross-cultural understanding of faculty and students at both institutions will be enhanced.
Dr Chris Kennedy (Associate Provost and Director of Graduate Programs) and Dr Mark Blackwell (Director for International Programs) visited Carlow College on 1 June 2017 to learn more about the College and its academic programmes. Following this successful visit, Fr Conn visited Francis Marion University in January 2018 to officially sign the Exchange Agreement of Cooperation. Carlow College will welcome Honours Students from Francis Marion University in March 2018 and it is anticipated that the exchange programme will start in Autumn 2018.