Consul General of France promotes business, education and French immersion programs in Madison
Consul General Lacroix with the steering committee of the Center for Interdisciplinary French Studies at La Maison Française.
Consul General Lacroix visited the capital of Wisconsin on February 13-14. He met with business and education leaders, as well as members of the academic community. One of the highlights of the discussions was a project of French immersion program in elementary public schools.
Mr. Lacroix was welcomed at UW-Madison by Gilles Bousquet, Professor and Chair of the Department of French and Italian, where they gave a joint presentation on Research & Development and Economic Impact. The Consul General also visited French class 617 on contemporary business and professional writing in French.
Finally, during a luncheon at La Maison Française, M. Lacroix had fruitful exchanges with the steering committee of the Center for Interdisciplinary French Studies, which is committed to the advancement of French Studies across disciplines.
Consul General Lacroix with Bill Linton, Chairman and CEO of Promega, a leading company in life sciences that runs successful operations in Lyon, France.
Consul General Lacroix (center) visits French class 617 on contemporary business and professional writing in French with Prof. Gilles Bousquet, Chair Department of French and Italian and Jean-René Gehan (far left), Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, former French Ambassador and Consul General in Chicago.
La Maison Française. Since 1918, the French House is a language immersion residence for UW-Madison students and a French & francophone cultural learning center for the greater Madison community and the State of Wisconsin.