Honorary Degree for College Partner

On January 29th 2020, Prof. Dr. Rainer Janz, associate professor of the faculty Journalism and Public Relations at the University of Applied Sciences in Gelsenkirchen/Germany cooperating with Klöcker Bros., received the honorary degree of Juniata College during a ceremony.

The company Klöcker Bros. likewise has been collaborating with the US college from Pennsylvania for decades, while managing director Dr. Dr. h.c. Christoph Schwemmlein being trustee of Juniata College and holding the „Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa“ himself, had the honour of handing over the certificate.

In front of a large audience from inside and outside the country, among them Dr. James Troha being the President of Juniata College as well as Dr. Agung Nugroho of the Indonesian university Atma Jaya having been working on academic matters with the Klöcker Group for years, the educator was awarded for his long-standing commitment in terms of intercultural cooperation and successful cross-border relations between academic departments. Visibly touched, he expressed his gratitude for the recognition.