𝐂𝐚𝐭𝐒𝐔 𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐬 𝐌𝐎𝐔 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐁𝐢𝐜𝐨𝐥 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲Administration
In a recent official travel to Mainland Bicol, CatSU President Dr. Patrick Alain T. Azanza, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bicol University on the sharing of academic resources, including the use of BU’s hospital for the training of CatSU nursing and medicine students.
The agreement was made between CatSU President Dr. Azanza and BU President Dr. Noli Mascariñas on September 26, 2022.
“The ultimate goal is to realize the dream of Catandunganons to have a working relationship with BU given its proximity to the island and also because of the vast resources and opportunities that can be shared by both SUCs”, Dr. Azanza said.
It is specifically noted in the memo that nursing program as well as the envisioned medicine and law programs shall be strengthened as the MOU includes the sharing of academic resources, faculty and student exchange, and even the sharing of tertiary hospital and law library facilities of BU with CatSU. The agreement also stated that incoming nursing, medicine and law students of CatSU will be given permission to cross-enroll at BU.
Also covered are academic consultations, participation in seminars and academic meetings, extension activities, joint research collaboration, sharing of faculty and research/library resources, promotion and peer review of research outputs, co-sponsorship of national and international conferences and research publication opportunities, publication of articles in each other’s Journals, exchange of educational materials, research publications and instructional information, provision of expertise in areas of strength of both parties, and sharing of technologies generated through research, among others. #CVecilles