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FDTC Welcomes Korean High School Students

Florence-Darlington Technical College welcomed South Korean high school students Thursday, September 15, 2016 for a nearly four month long visit. The nine seniors from Youngnak u-Health High School in Seoul, South Korea are at FDTC to learn about Health Information Technology.

This is the fourth year in a row that FDTC has hosted Youngnak students for their Global Competency Development Program. The program is supported by the South Korean Department of Education.

Youngnak u-Health High School has been nationally recognized as the best group from South Korea by the Minister of that country’s Department of Education and their National Assemblyman for their excellent studies in Florence.

During their stay, the students will take courses in conversational English and Medical Device Technology. They will also take two Health Information Technology classes. The students will also visit McLeod Health and GE Healthcare in Florence.

The goal of the visit is to prepare the South Korean students for careers in Health Information Technology in their homeland. They will be at FDTC until December 11, 2016.

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