LCC Marks its 72nd Year; Furthers its Internationalization Thrust
(Dated Posted: 11/28/2019)
November 21, 2019, LCC Silvercrest Auditorium. On its 72nd Founding Anniversary Celebration, Lipa City Colleges geared for a stronger and more encompassing internationalization program through the renewal of its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University (BSRU) in Bangkok, Thailand.
The MOU-signing transpired through a Program that commenced with a Welcome Remarks delivered by Mr. Aldwin Jose (Director for Student Services, Marketing, Scholarships, Industry Linkages, and Career Placement). A Special Message on behalf of LCC was delivered by Ms. Glecy Mojares (President) who expressed her gratitude to BSRU for enabling the collaboration and sharing of best practices in terms of instruction, research, and outreach between the two schools over the past six years. In response, Dr. Surat Silpa-anan (Honorable University Council Member of BSRU) pledged continued support of the international mobility programs for both schools.
The actual MOU-signing and symbolic exchange of tokens included Ms. Mojares, Mr. Jose, and Vice Presidents Dr. Joe Vincent Abiera (Administration and Corporate Affairs), Dr. Marjorie Abiera (Finance and Internal Affairs), and Dr. Dina Catalina Dayon (Academic Affairs) for LCC; and Dr. Silpa-anan and Dr. Sutipporn Chotratanasak (Vice President) for BSRU. Also in attendance were the members of LCC's Management Committee, faculty, staff, and student representatives and the following BSRU delegates: Ms. Areewan Lamsa-ard, Mr. Jeeraklat Apibunyopas, Mr. Somchai Promsuwan, Ms. Kanakorn Sawangcharoen, and Mr. Akaranun Asavarutpokin.
The Program also included special performances delivered by LCC's official choral group, the LCC Harmonica and the Senior High School Cultural Dancers.
In her Closing Remarks, Dr. Dayon highlighted on how mutually rewarding and enriching these internationalization efforts are and announced the forthcoming Culture and Language Exchange Programs for faculty members and students of both schools scheduled later this academic year.