SLSU partners with Multimedia University, Malaysia
With the university’s aim of continuously going global, an academic collaboration with Multimedia University (MMU), a premier private institution in Cyberjaya, Malaysia was concretized through signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on May 12, 2021 via google meet platform.
Dr. Doracie B. Zoleta-Nantes, Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) President and Dr. Gondelina A. Radovan, Vice-President for Academic Affairs, signed the MoU witnessed by Dr. Mari Jane A. Lee, Dean of Graduate School (GS) and Dr. Chona V. Cayabat, Dean of College of Administration, Business, Hospitality, and Accountancy (CABHA).
The virtual signing ceremony was facilitated by the Office of the International and Alumni Affairs (OIAA) headed by Dr. Joanna Paula E. Verano. Initially, the collaboration is for business administration and accountancy programs for undergraduate and graduate levels.
This partnership was explored through the Council of Deans and Educators of Business in Region IV-A (CODEB4A) of which Dr. Verano holds a seat in the board as secretary, during the organization’s international benchmarking visit in Malaysia in 2019. Programs other than business may be explored afterwards. The MoU signed by SLSU officials will be scanned and sent to MMU for its officials’ signature. This international partnership is significant in realizing the SLSU’s vision of
producing globally competitive graduates. With MMU’s impressive academic programs, facilities, and linkages, SLSU’s infrastructure in molding students of becoming industry-ready will be complemented. The virtual signing ceremony was opened by the OIAA Director who also gave a brief background on the international academic collaboration, followed by some words of acknowledgment from SLSU President, GS and CABHA Deans. The importance of the occasion towards globalization in the academe was emphasized by VP-AA in her closing remarks. This ceremony has set the mood for the university in looking forward to a fruitful collaboration.
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Article by: Office of the International and Alumni Affairs (OIAA)