During his visit to Ocean County College in New Jersey-USA, Dr. Essam El Kurdi the president of Alexandria University met with the Minister of Higher Education in New Jersey, Dr. John Larson the Rector of the university, Dr. Hatem Akel the Vice President of the university for remote education and Dr. Maysa Abu Youssef Hayward the Dean of Global Outreach.

Dr. Kurdi presented a brief explanation on Alexandria University and its role inside and outside Egypt. He also spoke about the cooperation agreement with Ocean University to activate the system of community colleges. He indicated that the new programs are designed according to the actual requirements of the labor market. He also underlined the current and future chances of cooperation with Ocean College to exchange students and faculty members.

The Minister of Higher Education praised the initiative of Ocean College to sign international protocols of cooperation especially with Egypt.