Hanoi — Lane Community College (LCC), a member of the prestigious League for Innovation and based in Eugene, Oregon (USA), has joined Capstone Vietnam’s International Academic Center (IAC) in HCMC.

The IAC is a shared facility that serves as a home base from which a U.S. or other foreign institution of higher education can promote their programs and services in Vietnam, and even regionally. The center, which offers a modern and collegial work environment for school representatives, is supported by Capstone staff, and includes a reception area and conference room for meetings and presentations. Dr. Mark Ashwill, Capstone managing director, provides assistance, supervision and strategic input on an ongoing basis.

“The IAC gives Lane and other institutional member, including Kansas State University in the Hanoi IAC, a meaningful long-term presence in Vietnam. Some of the advantages include free advising services for students and parents, and the chance to explore other opportunities, in addition to student recruitment,” noted Dr. Ashwill.

Capstone has announced the appointment of Mr. Nguyen Than Nhat Quang as the Regional Outreach Coordinator for Lane Community College. Mr. Quang was previously an education counselor for IDP Education Vietnam in HCMC. He has an undergraduate degree from the HCMC University of Technology and extensive experience in sales, marketing and customer service. He is native of Vinh Long province.

LCC offers 2+2 transfer programs to the University of Oregon and all of the Oregon public universities in fields such as Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Art, Journalism, International Studies, Finance, and Education. Lane students who want to experience other states often transfer to: University of California-Davis, Montana State University-Bozeman, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, University of Texas, among many others.

Lane also offers nationally-recognized career programs in Aviation, Sustainability, Culinary Arts, and Hospitality, an honors program for high-performing students and the second-largest community college internship program in the USA, allowing students the opportunity to graduate from top transfer partners with work experience on their resumes.

Capstone Vietnam, whose slogan is Reaching New Heights, is a human resource development company that offers education and training solutions in a variety of areas, including institutional services, overseas study advising, skills training and the sale of education products.