A delegation from Qiqihar University from the Heilongjiang province in China visited University of Houston-Clear Lake in December and met with university President William A. Staples.
Among those visiting and pictured (seated, l to r) are Qiqihar University Vice President Xuejun Zhang and Staples; (standing, l to r) Qiqihar University International Cooperation Department Associate Director Li Zhou; Qiqihar University College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Dean Shujun Zhang; UH-Clear Lake Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Carl A. Stockton; Qiqihar University Human Resource Department Director Qun Xu; UH-Clear Lake Executive Director of International Initiatives Sameer Pande; and Director of Qiqihar University China USA Office Nancy J. Li.
The visit was the second from the university in China whose former president Jianghua Chang came to UH-Clear Lake in 2007. Qiqihar University President Ma Liqun is expected to visit in April 2012.