Suzhou Industrial Park / Suzhou Institute of Services and Outsourcing (SISO) - Sister College Program

Gari Browning and Ding Lixin shake hands.Dr. Gari Browning and Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) Education Bureau Director General Ding Lixin shake hands, after the signing of a Cooperation Agreement between SISO and Ohlone College.

In June of 2009 Ohlone College signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Suzhou Institute of Services and Outsourcing (SISO). SISO is situated in the Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). SISO is a new, Chinese government-owned higher education institute approved by the Jiangsu, China Provincial Government in February 2008. SISO specializes in studies in Software Technology, Finance, and Animation.

The signing of the Cooperation Agreement occurred during a visit to Ohlone College by a delegation of Suzhou Industrial Park education officials. The delegation was led by SIP Education Bureau General Director Ding Lixin. This followed on the heels of a Spring 2009 visit by an Ohlone College delegation (translated to English by Google Translate), led by President Dr. Gari Browning, to Suzhou.

Group of people.Suzhou Industrial Park education officials visit Ohlone College in June 2009.