CSU inks MOA with Rapu-Rapu, Albay on offshore programExtension
As one of the premier Universities in Bicol, the Catanduanes State University (CSU) was identified to deliver its degree program in Master of Arts in Educational Management (MA-EM) being offered by the College of Education, a Center of Development (COD).
This was revealed by Dr. Minerva I. Morales, CSU President, as she represented the institution being signatory in the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Rapu-Rapu, Albay represented by its Mayor, Hon. Ronald A. Galicia. The Rapu-Rapu Community College (RRCC) in Rapu-Rapu, Albay has been identified as a venue and host for the said offshore program. It started initially on January 2020 and will end on 2022.
The CHED approved the implementation of a Faculty Development Program (FDP) through CHED Memorandum No. 26, series 2009 in which one of the modes that can be applied in the delivery of a course or program is offshore program.
Under the agreement, the offshore program is contingent upon the funding support of the LGU of Rapu-Rapu, Albay which shall cover tuition and other fees for those who qualify as scholars. The scholars will be identified by the LGU.