Five Deans of the University of Negros Occidental –Recoletos attended the Regional Conference on Strengthening Internationalization on Higher Education through University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) Model held in Iloilo Grand Hotel last July 10, 2008. They are College of Arts and Sciences Dean and Assistant Dean, Rev. Fr. Joel Alve,OAR and Mrs. Marian Eusoya,RMT, College of Engineering Dean, Engr. Christopher Taclobos, College of Business and Accountancy Dean, Dr. Clifford John Salugsugan and College of Nursing Dean, Dr. Elvi Lucila Bajador, RN.
The objective of the project is to develop and promote academic linkages between and among local and international Higher Education Institutions and assist CHED in developing database on international linkages to serve as basis for policy development and facilitate network on information exchange.
(l-r:) College of Arts And Sciences Dean, Rev. Fr. Joel Alve, OAR, College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Dean, Mrs. Marian Eusoya and College of Engineering Dean, Engr. Christopher Taclobos.
UMAP is a voluntary association of education representatives of the higher education sector in the region that aims to achieve a better understanding of the cultural, economic and social systems of other countries through enhanced cooperation between universities and increased mobility of staff and students.
The Philippines is a full member of UMAP since 2001. As a member, the country is entitled to representations during Board and Reference group meetings.