A delegation from the University of Makati (UMak), led by President Dr. Elyxzur Ramos and Director for the Culture and Arts Prof. Wovi Villanueva, paid a courtesy visit to the City of Malabon University (CMU) on January 11, 2023. The visit aimed to foster collaboration and partnership between the two esteemed educational institutions.
The warm welcome extended to the UMak delegates by CMU officials, led by University President Dr. Glen De Leon and City Government represented by Malabon City Administrator Dr. Alexander Rosete, set the tone for a productive and meaningful engagement.
In his welcome remarks, Dr. De Leon emphasized the significance of collaboration and partnership in addressing the challenges posed by the post-pandemic education landscape. He expressed optimism about the potential for joint efforts to enhance the quality of education and create opportunities for students in both institutions.
Dr. Ramos, serving as the Local Universities and Colleges (LUC) Focal in EDCOM2, used the opportunity to shed light on the current issues and challenges facing local colleges and universities. He highlighted the efforts of the congress to address these concerns and encouraged CMU to actively participate in the Association of Local Colleges and Universities, emphasizing the role of collective action in overcoming shared challenges.
As a gesture of goodwill and commemoration of UMak’s 50th Founding Anniversary, Dr. Ramos presented the CMU President with the UMak Coffee Table Book. Additionally, in a move to support the academic needs of CMU, he donated 10 tablets to facilitate the institution’s digital learning initiatives.
The meeting concluded with an atmosphere of optimism and a shared commitment to future collaborations. Both parties expressed a strong desire to work closely in addressing the evolving needs of the academic community, fostering innovation, and providing enhanced educational experiences for students.
The University of Makati and the City of Malabon University look forward to a future marked by shared successes, impactful partnerships, and a commitment to academic excellence in the service of their respective communities.
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