Friday, December 18, 2015

GCOE explores Cooperative Activities with Meijo University


At Meijo University with Dr.  Fukushima and Dr. Kumara

Considering that De La Salle University has a MOA with Meijo University since 2004, the GCOE group composed of Dr. Jonathan Dungca (GCOE Dean), Mr. Dennis Cruz (GCOE Director for External Affairs), Dr. Pag-asa Gaspillo (Vice-Chancellor of DLSU STC) and Dr. Andres Oreta (GCOE QA Director visited Meijo University last Dec. 15, 2015 to explore future cooperative and collaborative activities under its MOA on exchange of students, faculty, scientific information and materials and joint research/meetings. The GCOE group met Dr. Shigeru Fukushima (VP, Office of Int’l Affairs), Dr. Ananda Kumara (Dean, Department of Foreign Studies), Dr. Mami Futagami (Prof. , Foreign Studies), Dr. Ge Hanbin (Prof., Structural Eng’g) and the staff of the Office of Student Affairs and Dept. of Foreign Studies. 

Based on the meeting Meijo U is proposing that DLSU accept Meijo U students enrolled in their new program on Foreign Studies which will start on April 2016 for short exchange program with activities such as English Lessons, OJT, Practicum and/or, Community Engagement. This exchange program aims to develop the English proficiency and communication and people skills of the students and expand their knowledge on the culture, government and education of a foreign country like the Philippines. Other possible activities will be faculty and student exchange on research in civil engineering, mathematics and other fields where Meijo U has expertise.
With Dr. Ge Hanbin (Structural Eng'g Professor at Meijo U)

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