By Mary Rose D. Valerio, USTP System Strategic Communication Office​

On August 22, 2023, the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE) via hybrid mode.

The said Memorandum includes initiatives such as student academic and research staff exchange and mobility; research projects in scientific and academic fields; international webinars, seminars, workshops, conferences, and trainings.

Dr. Ambrosio B. Cultura II, University System President; Dr. Renato O. Arazo, Chancellor of USTP Claveria; Dr. Maria Elena L. Paulma, Vice President of Academic Affairs; Dr. Maria Noelyn S. Dano, Director for International Affairs; Dr. Maribel S. Tizo, International Affairs Coordinator of USTP Claveria, as well as other key officials of the University were present at the USTP boardroom during the MOU signing. The Chief Executive Officer, Prof. TS. Dr. Nazri Ali, and key officials of UTM participated in the MOU signing via Zoom.

Prof. TS. Dr. Nazri Ali together with key officials of UTM

Dr. Ambrosio B. Cultura II, University System President, and Dr. Renato O. Arazo, USTP Claveria Chancellor, together with (standing from L to R): Engr. Dennis T. Yamuta, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration of USTP Claveria; Dr. Noelyn S. Dano, Director for International Affairs; Dr. Nueva D. Salaan, Director for Administrative Management Services of USTP Claveria; Dr. Argin A. Gulanes, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs of USTP Claveria; and Dr. Maribel S. Tizo, Dean of the College of Engineering and Technology.

The partnership between USTP and UTM SPACE will enhance academic and research cooperation between the two institutions and provide opportunities for students and faculty to engage in international exchange programs and research collaborations.