On April 3, Ulbin Pokharel, former Eastern student Shristi Limbu and Laxman Mandal of Little Angels College in Kathmandu, Nepal, visited Eastern to talk with faculty on how to create global field courses in Nepal. President Elsa Núñez welcomed the visitors, who engaged in an informal forum with faculty from the Psychology, Political Science, Social Work, Performing Arts, Education and Business Administration Departments.
Students from the summer 2011 trip to Nepal were also in attendance, as was retired health services associate director Geeta Pfau. The open discussion was followed by a formal presentation on Nepal and Little Angels College, including a question and answer period about travel to Nepal, the political and social climate there and opportunities for site visits. The Little Angels College representatives completed their day with a discussion with Vice President Rhona Free and the deans of Professional Studies, Arts and Sciences and Continuing Education.