Gangneung Yeongdong College

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Gangneung Yeongdong College
Logo of Gangneung Yeongdong College
Motto 성실•인화•창조 (Sincerity, Concord, Creativity)
Established 1963
Type Private
President Yun Yang-so
Academic staff c. 100
Location Gangneung, Gangwon-do, South Korea
Campus Rural
Website www.gyc.ac.kr
Gangneung Yeongdong College
Hangul 강릉영동대학
Hanja 江陵嶺東大學
Revised Romanization Gangneung Yeongdong Daehak
McCune–Reischauer Kangnŭng Yŏngdong Taehak

Gangneung Yeongdong College is a private technical college in Seongsan-myeon, a rural area of Gangneung city in northeastern South Korea. It takes its name from the Yeongdong region, in which it is located.

Campus[edit]

There are twelve major buildings on the campus, which covers an area of 113,000 square metres.

History[edit]

The school officially opened on June 1, 1963, as Gangneung Superior Technical School of Nursing (강릉간호고등기술학교). It had a maximum enrollment of 90 students. Enrollment was raised to 120 in 1966, and doubled to 240 in 1971. It was redesignated a technical college in 1979.

Organization[edit]

As a technical college, the school provides courses of study of two or three years in length. Two-year courses are provided by the Divisions of Health (departments of Optometry and Beauty), Hospitality, Social Service and Industry. Three-year courses are provided by the Divisions of Health, Nursing, and Social Service (department of early childhood education).

Students and faculty[edit]

Entering classes now average about 1,500 students, of which more than 90% study in regular daytime classes. The remainder attend night school.

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