Friday, 27/09/2013, 07:01 (GMT+07:00)
Eastern International University starts new school year and 3-year anniversary of the establishment
In the morning of September 27th, the Eastern International University (EIU) celebrated the Opening Ceremony of school year 2013 – 2014 and the 3rd anniversary of the establishment (27.09.2010 – 27.09.2013). Participants in the ceremony are Member of the Party Central Committee, Provincial Party Committee Secretary Mai The Trung, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Le Thanh Cung, Vice-Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Huynh Van Nhi, representatives of Ministry of Education and Training, leaders of Provincial People's Council, leaders of departments, agencies, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh city and former provincial leaders.
Member of the Party Central Committee, Provincial Party Secretary Mai The Trung 
beating the drum to start the new school year.
EIU invested by Becamex IDC started the first school year in 2011, and its training is in accordance with international accreditation standards, ABET and AACSB, approved by the Ministry of Education and Training. The university also implements the active training method using credit-based learning system with 3 semesters in a school year. After 2 years of operation, EIU achieved good results in serving demand in high-quality human resources. Particularly, after 3 years of admission with 7 training sectors, the university has admitted 2,473 regular students, in which business administration major is taught completely in English;
Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee presenting flowers to EIU. 
During the past school year, together with training for regular students, EIU trained 3,398 trainees for offices and enterprises in Binh Duong. Specifically, the university coordinated with the Department of Education and Training to organize "Standardized English proficiency" training program for 612 teachers in the period 2011 - 2016; established long-term cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs in training the next generation of staff for the province; coordinated with the provincial Political School in training English for 89 potential staff; organized English teaching and management skill training classes for companies, cooperated with Mitsubishi Setuyo Company in training, coaching and issuing Mitsubishi – EIU certificates. 
At the opening ceremony of school year 2013 – 2014 and 3rd anniversary of the establishment, the university held many events such as MOU signing ceremony between EIU and My Phuoc Hospital; EIU and Vietnam Supply Chain Association; Scholarships and equipment to EIU with VSIP Limited Joint Venture Company, etc. 
Former Provincial Party Secretary Nguyen Minh Duc and leaders of Becamex IDC 
awarded scholarships to EIU students.
Speaking at the ceremony, on behalf of provincial leaders, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Huynh Van Nhi highly appreciated the efforts made by EIU. Since being established, the university has organized high-qualified human resource training to serve social-economic development of locality and the whole country, and has built advanced and modern training programs with university orientation of “application - practice”, satisfying the social demands. Especially, the comprehensive cooperation of EIU and Porland University (U.S.A) has opened many opportunities for students to approach new international standard training method, equipped students with knowledge to complete themselves, thus they can feel confident to make their way into the world with the trend of integration and development. With all such efforts, the Provincial People’s Committee commended and congratulated on achievements made by EIU’s staff, lecturers and students, acknowledged active contributions of Becamex IDC to the educational socialization cause in Binh Duong in particular and all over the country in general. 
Source: Binh Duong Online Newspaper