The University of Southern Mississippi Receives 25 New Students
Owings Mills MD, March 1, 2016: The Royal Saudi Navy Forces (RSNF), in partnership with Fazko Education in a groundbreaking program for English Language acquisition, has welcomed its third cohort of students to the United States; specifically, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The enlisted sailors join over 75 other students studying English in the Fazko Education network in the United States. Following the students’ achievement of B2 English level skills, on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages achievement scale, the Royal Saudi Navy personnel will transfer to Pensacola FL for follow-on training with the United States Navy and the new Sikorsky MH-60R ASW/ASuW Helicopters.
Founded in 1910, the University of Southern Mississippi has grown into a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven institution with a proud history and an eye on the future. With a diverse student body of approximately 15,000 students it also represents 74 foreign countries. Characterized by history and tradition, the Hattiesburg campus sits on 300 acres in the middle of the city. More than 180 buildings dot a landscape that has been transformed into a pedestrian-friendly environment for students, employees, and visitors.
Fazko Education is a recognized leader in the delivery of structured and supported academic programs within US universities while assisting our students with cultural integration to ensure their lifelong success. We develop and build educational programs tailored to the Islamic market which focuses on supporting students academically while assisting them culturally.