Monday, 28 June 2010
Visiting professors from the Michigan State University
The guests arrived in Tampere on 15th June. The aim of their visit in Tampere was to develop cooperation between TAMK and Michigan State University (MSU). The key person in starting this cooperation was TAMK Master`s Degree student Mirka Häyrynen, who spent three months in MSU as an exchange student in 2009.
The coordinating host in TAMK was principal lecturer Ulla-Maija Koivula. In Tampere the guests visited “Päiväperho” which is a rehabilitation centre for drug addicted pregnant mothers and families with small children, Viola-home, Tampere City Social Services Department and Askel (Askel-course is rehabilitation service for young adults recovering from mental illness).
In the end of their visit the guests had a final meeting considering the future cooperation between TAMK and MSU.
Story: Annika Haanpää, Trainee, International Services