SLSU signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Halong University, Vietnam, May 25, 2021 via google meet platform
In pursuit of molding graduates to become globally prepared, SLSU fostered academic partnership with Halong University (HALOU) in Vietnam. The collaboration is between College of Tourism and Hospitality Management of HALOU and College of Administration, Business, Hospitality, and Accountancy (CABHA) of SLSU for Hospitality Management course. The Memorandum of Understanding between the two universities which is valid for five years and subject for renewal, are on exchange of students, faculty members, and/or research scholars, cooperation in scientific research, International conferences and seminars/webinars, and other academic exchanges which will be agreed by both parties .
The partnership was explored by CABHA when the delegates for an international research conference – Dr. Joanna Paula E. Verano, Dr. Chona V. Cayabat, Ms. Bernadette N. Lajra, Mr. Angelo Shan Mendoza, together with Dr. Marissa C. Esperal and Dr. Mari Jane A. Lee, visited Halong University in 2019. The Hotel and Restaurant Management Department of CABHA had an opportunity to present its program on Hospitality Management, though Ms. Bernadette Lajara, the program chair then.
The virtual Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony was facilitated by the Office of international and Alumni Affairs headed by Dr. Joanna Paula E. Verano. SLSU Pres. Doracie B. Zoleta-Nantes and CABHA Dean Dr. Chona V. Cayabat, and HALOU Vice-Rector Dr. Tran Trung Vy and Head of International Cooperation and Research Department Mr. Nguyen Quoc Tuan signed the MoU witnessed by HALOU Head of Academic Department Dr. Le Anh Tu, Dean of College of Hospitality and Tourism Management Dr. Vu Van Vien, SLSU VP-Production, Research, Extension, Production, and Development Dr. Marissa C. Esperal, GS Dean Dr. Mari Jane A. Lee, BSHM Program Chair Mr. Sherwin R. Pernia, SLSU-Tabayas Campus Director Dr. Moses T. Macalinao, and BSHM faculty in the main and Tayabas campuses.
Article by: Office of the International and Alumni Affairs