Ambassador brings Ethiopian delegation to Tech
ByÃ‚Â LAUREL L. SCOTT -Ã‚Â A-J MEDIA
The path from Ethiopia to Texas Tech is one freshman Dagmawit Kiros knows well.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I wanted to go to college in a different area, different from back home, and I have family here,Ã¢â‚¬Â 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