UNO-R signs MOA with Kyoto Renaiss Hospital, Japan

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BGAA turns over cash donation to the University

A Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the University and KyotoRenaissHospital in Japan in a simple ceremony on November 3 at the President’s Hall.  The said memorandum provides opportunities for Clinical Instructors at the College of Nursing to undergo training and exposure at Renaiss Hospital in Kyoto, Japan for six (6) months.

(left)Rev. Fr. Sixto M. Bitangjol, OAR, University President, signs the Memorandum of Agreement.

Fr. Antonio S. Limchaypo, OAR, Vice President for External Affairs, officially opened the program with his Welcome Remarks.  Dean of Nursing, Dr. Elvi Lucila Bajador, introduced the religious and lay administrators, clinical instructors, and guests from Kyoto, Japan.  Rationale of the partnership was expounded by Fr. Raul M. Buhay, OAR, Vice President for Administration and Academics.  Messages on the partnership were then delivered by Fr. Sixto M. Bitangjol, OAR, University President, and Dr. Masato Fujiwara, President of Kyoto Renaiss Hospital.  Said presidents were main signatories of the memorandum.  Witnessing in behalf of the University was Fr. Buhay while that in behalf of Renaiss Hospital was Dr. Yoshikazu Morishita, Hospital Administrator.

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An agreement is made between UNO-R and Kyoto Renaiss Hospital as (left) Fr. Bitangjol, OAR shake hands with (right) Dr. Masato Fujiwara.

The Kasadyahan Dance Company (KDC) entertained the guests with a selection of Philippine Dances.  After the KDC performance, officers of the Blue and Gold Alumni Association, Inc. (BGAAI) led by its President, Atty. Mateo Valenzuela, turned over the amount of sixty thousand pesos (P60,000) to Fr. Bitangjol as donation for the furnishing of the University Canteen extension.

Ms. Fanelia B. Villanueva, one of the UNO-R CI trainees, capped the program with her Closing Remarks and acknowledgement.  Joining Ms. Villanueva for the training program are CI’s Rosario Abaring, Maria Azela De Villa, and Arlene Vergara.

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