A Delegation from the Franciscan University of Steubenville Visits CUE

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, a delegation from the Franciscan University of
Steubenville visited the Catholic University in Erbil (CUE), aiming at strengthening
relations and raising collaboration between both sides.
The Catholic University in Erbil (CUE) had previously signed an MoU with the
Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, USA.

The delegation included Fr. David Pivonka, the President of the Franciscan
University of Steubenville, Assist. Prof. Dr. Daniel R. Kempton, the Vice President
for Academic Affairs, and Assist. Prof. Dr. Tiffany T. Boury, the Director of Catholic

During the visit, the delegation met and discussed potential opportunities for
collaboration, namely, exchanging conferences and academic courses. Moreover,
the delegation was taken on a tour around the university campus and made
acquainted with the infrastructure, academic facilities, and activities of CUE.

Furthermore, the Franciscan delegation met with the President and Vice-
Chancellor of CUE, Assist. Prof. Dr. Riadh, in addition to some CUE staff members
and students and discussed with them their academic and social issues.