Delaware State University finalized an agreement Nov. 11 with GE International Operations of Nigeria that will begin academic and technical collaborations.

Delaware State University finalized an agreement Nov. 11 with GE International Operations of Nigeria that will begin academic and technical collaborations.

DSU President Harry Williams and Lazarus Angbazo, CEO and president of GE International Operations of Nigeria, signed the agreements at the end of the ceremony.

GE International has been operating in Nigeria for more than 40 years, with businesses spanning the country’s key sectors, such as aviation, energy and healthcare transportation.

The agreement facilitates possible collaborations, including capacity development for Nigeria in nursing and engineering; assisting with the GE manufacturing strategy in Nigeria in the area of curriculum, design and certificate programs; aviation pilot training and pilot pipeline development in the country; and GE internship opportunities for DSU students.