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Mingda Institute for Leadership Training

Program Staff

 

Rusty McLagan, Training Program Director

Phone: 612-625-2913
Email: mclag013@umn.edu

Rusty McLaganRusty graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in Chinese Language Studies. He was invited by Nankai University to be the first American undergraduate student from the University of Minnesota to spend the academic year at Nankai in 1980s. He joins the China Center with more than 30 years of international experience and twenty years living and working in China. After graduating from the university, Rusty started his career working in China tourism and later worked for the former Northwest Airlines (now Delta Airlines) during which time he successfully inaugurated the flights to Beijing. Later he moved into a career in Corporate Real Estate when he joined AT&T China and continued his career with Lucent Technologies and Alcatel-Lucent. During his tenure in corporate real estate he had several assignments working in China, Saudi Arabia and South America. Rusty speaks five languages including English, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, French and Spanish.

 

Zhengyang Gao, Training Program Manager

Phone: 612-626-9386
Email: gaoxx777@umn.edu

Zhengyang joined the China Center in summer 2014. He is pleased to be part of the China Center for increasing exchanges between the University of Minnesota and China. He graduated with the Leadership in Student Affairs Master's Degree from the University of St. Thomas. Prior to that he studied for his Bachelor's Degree in Korean Literature in South Korea. He is interested in learning new cultures and helping other international students understand the culture differences. He is excited to contibute to the China Center using his international education and communciation knowledges, and to work with Chinese training delegations.

Mingda Institute for Leadership Training

For more information, please contact program manager Rusty McLagan, via email at mclag013@umn.edu or by calling 612-625-2913.


明大培训学院工作人员

马瑞民, 明大培训项目主任

电话: 612-625-2913
邮件: mclag013@umn.edu

马瑞民毕业于明尼苏达大学中文系,是八十年代初美国明尼苏达大学 派往南开大学学习中文的第一位美国留学生。 他加入明大中国中心之前,有三十余年的国际跨国工作经验,在中国居住和工作了近二十年。他曾从事中美旅游业, 之后供职于美国西北航空公司(现达美航空)并成功负责执行了首航 北京的航线协调工作。之后服务于世界知名的美国电信公司AT& T、朗讯科技以及阿尔卡特-朗讯公司负责公司地产管理。 他曾在中国、沙特阿拉伯和南美洲工作。马瑞民说英文、中文、 葡萄牙语、法语和西班牙语。 

高正,培训项目经理

电话: 612-626-9386
邮件: gaoxx777@umn.edu

高正旸于2014年夏加入中国中心明大培训项目办公室。他毕业于明尼苏达州圣托马斯大学,获得学生事务专业硕士学位。在赴美读研之前,高正旸在韩国得到了他的学士学位。他对于了解新文化、帮助其他与他有同样背景的国际学生去了解文化差异有很大的兴趣。他期望在今后的工作中,能够利用自己的国际教育与交流的经验与知识更好的为中国中心服务。也非常荣幸能为促进明尼苏达大学和中国其他大学之间的交流略尽绵薄之力。