Dr Joseph A.Bulsys, doctorate of Speech Communication, emeritus professor from State University of New York at Geneseo (S.U.N.Y. Geneseo), USA teaches the course “Intercultural Communication” to ALYTAUS KOLEGIJA/University of Applied Sciences students from 10 to 21 October. His main scientific and teaching areas are intercultural communication, communication theories and rhetorical studies. Dr Joseph A. Bulsys’ teaching visit is arranged under national support programme for the visits of foreign guest lecturers in higher education institutions of Lithuania striving to strengthen international competitiveness and attractiveness of Lithuanian higher education.
This visit contributes not only to the improvement of the study process of ALYTAUS KOLEGIJA/University of Applied Sciences, but also to the development of cooperation between the communities of Rochester (USA) and Alytus (LT), strengthening the scientific potential. Dr Joseph A. Bulsys has retained excellent Lithuanian language skills, fosters Lithuanian identity abroad as an active member of the Sister Cities Committee of Rochester and Alytus.