Ambassador brings Ethiopian delegation to Tech

Nagy,Tibor P, Vice Provost TTU (photo:
Nagy,Tibor P, Vice Provost TTU (photo:


The path from Ethiopia to Texas Tech is one freshman Dagmawit Kiros knows well.

“I wanted to go to college in a different area, different from back home, and I have family here,” she said.

Kiros is studying international business at Tech and, after graduation, she plans to return to Ethiopia to work in the family business.

On Monday, April 22, Tech welcomed a delegation of Ethiopian university officials, led by Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, who is also the minister of education.

Tech Vice Provost Tibor P. Nagy Jr., a former U.S. ambassador to Ethiopia, and the Ethiopians are hoping to see many more students like Kiros following the path to and from Tech and its sister campuses. Read more


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