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Fred Rogers Center Welcomes Korean Student Visitors

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Posted: Friday Feb 1, 2013

February 1, 2013

Dr. Roberta Schomburg, senior fellow of the Fred Rogers Center and professor of education and associate dean and director of the School of Education at Carlow University, and Rita Catalano, executive director of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media welcomed a group of 15 students and their advisor, Dr. Lee, from the early childhood education program at Duksung Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea on Jan. 24. They enjoyed presentations by Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., president, Dr. Michael Robb, director of education and research, Emily Uhrin, archivist, and Catalano, a tour of the Fred Rogers exhibit, archive and dinner. They had an opportunity to learn about the mission and programs of the Fred Rogers Center, digital media for early learning and development and about the mobile apps developed by Fred Rogers Center Early Career Fellows. Eleven teachers and administrators from the early childhood programs and schools in Pittsburgh that are serving as co-op sites for the Duksung students also participated.