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Far East University
Logo of Far East University
Motto 성실, 창조, 협동
(Sincerity, Creativity, Cooperation)
Established 1994
School type Private
President Taek-hee Lyu
Location Eumseong County, North Chungcheong, South Korea
Campus Rural, 64,000 m²
Enrollment 1,300 undergraduate,
Faculty 60
Homepage www.kdu.ac.kr
Korean name
Hangul: 극동대학교
Hanja: 極東大學校
Revised Romanization: Geukdong Daehakgyo
McCune-Reischauer: Kŭkdong Taehakkyo


Far East University is located in Gamgok-myeon, Eumseong County, North Chungcheong province, South Korea. It was founded in 1994 by Dr. Taek-hee Lyu. The school flower is the chrysanthemum. 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Private schools are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public funds. ... Eumseong County (Eumseong-gun) is a county in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. ... North Chungcheong is a province in the centre of South Korea. ... Hangul (한글) is the native alphabet used to write the Korean language, as opposed to the Hanja system borrowed from China. ... Hanja (lit. ... The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea. ... McCune-Reischauer is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems, along with the Revised Romanization of Korean, which replaced McCune-Reischauer as the official romanization system in South Korea in 2000. ... Eumseong County (Eumseong-gun) is a county in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. ... North Chungcheong is a province in the centre of South Korea. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Species - tricolor daisy - pyrethrum - pyrethum daisy - crown daisy - marguerite - daisy - florists           chrysanthemum C. segetum - corndaisy Ref: ITIS 35791 See also Daisy (disambiguation) The chrysanthemum, also known as the mum, is a flowering perennial plant of the genus Chrysanthemum in the daisy family (Asteraceae). ...

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History

When it first opened its doors on March 5, 1994, the school was a technical college known as Far East Information College (극동정보대학). It became a university in 1998, and the first graduate programs began in 2000. March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... A technical college focuses on teaching work skills. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Organization

The undergraduate courses of Far East University are divided among eight colleges and seven independent departments:

  • College of Management
  • Deparment of Hotel Tourism
  • College of Broadcasting and Multimedia
  • College of Social Welfare
  • College of Law
  • College of Information Communication
  • College of Design
  • College of Teaching
  • Department of Secondary School Special Education
  • Department of English
  • Department of Japanese
  • Department of Chinese
  • Deparment of Theater
  • Department of Sports and Leisure
  • Department of Electronic Commerce

Graduate courses are divided among four graduate schools:

  • General Graduate School
  • Graduate School of Business Administration
  • Graduate School of Education
  • Graduate School of Industrial Information

See also

In South Korea, education is highly regarded. ... A list of major institutions of higher education in South Korea. ... This is a list of Wikipedia articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts. ...

External links

  • Official school website, in Korean

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Russian Far East. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05 (787 words)
The Russian Far East is bounded on the NW by the Taymyr and Evenki Autonomous areas, on the N by the East Siberian Sea, on the NE by the Bering Sea, on the SE by the Sea of Japan, on the S by China (Manchuria), and on the SW by the Yablonovy Mts.
Arctic tundra covers the far north of the region, and forest taiga occupies the central section.
However, the Japanese remained, and in 1920 the Far Eastern Republic was formed as a buffer state between Japan and the Soviet Union.
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