The University of the Philippines Los Baños partners with the  Manila Central University

The University of the Philippines Los Baños partners with the Manila Central University

The University of the Philippines Los Baños becomes the latest addition to the roster of partners of the Manila Central University. Both institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding last May 27, 2022 at UPLB Office of the Chancellor.

Present are MCU representatives: Mrs. Luningning T. Estanislao (Via Zoom), Dr. Renato Tanchoco Jr. (Vice President for Planning and External Affairs), Dr. Angelo C. Maduli (Vice President for Academic), Ms. Mary Grace C. Antioquia (Exernal Affairs) and UPLB representatives: Chancellor Jose Camacho Jr., Director Greg Pawilen (Office for the Institutional Development in Higher Education), Professor Prince Kennex Aldama (Program Coordinator-OIDHE).

With this understanding, UPLB and MCU will collaborate and work hand in hand thru activities in the academic areas of interest such as: Curriculum Development, Faculty Development, Research Collaboration and Promotion of other academic cooperation as mutually agreed upon.

Our MCU representatives got to meet as well the Director and staff of UPLB Institute of Biological Sciences, headed by Director Vachel Gay Paller. They will be our partner for our biology program. They also got to have a tour of the UPLB Museum of Natural History’s various collections. The UPLB MNH will be our Biology student intern’s host training facility this academic year.