Students from Russia visit Richland
Student Success – As a continuing part of the Dallas/Saratov Sister City educational collaboration of online courses, seminars and faculty exchanges initiated in 2005, Richland College hosted a student delegation from the Saratov Region of Russia on Dec. 5. The Russian students participated via Skype with Russian instructors who are taking an online “train the trainer” course with Danielle Hickerson, Richland College ESOL instructor. Kay Eggleston, Richland College president, and Fred Newbury, Richland College economics professor and member of the Dallas/Saratov Sister City Committee, greeted the Russian instructors and visiting students. Mary Darin, Martha Hogan, Melinda Weaver and Susan Barkley, Richland College academic executive deans, also welcomed the students during various facets of their visit.