November 18, 2015
Ambassador Uyehara visited American Corner Podgorica on November 18 to celebrate International Education Week (IEW). IEW was marked in Montenegro with a series of events hosted at American Corner and EducationUSA Advising Center Podgorica and American Reading Room Cetinje November 16-20. IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education created to promote educational exchanges, including programs that attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.
During her visit to the Corner, Ambassador Uyehara interacted with students and underlined the importance of education and educational exchanges. The Ambassador expressed a wish that an increasing number of Montenegrin students will use the services of the EducationUSA Advising Center within American Corner Podgorica which was established with the aim of supporting Montenegrin students seeking opportunities to study in the United States.