PANABO CITY – Davao del Norte State College (DNSC) officially welcomed the Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia (AJCUI) as its new international partner through a virtual signing of a Memorandum of Agreement last March 9, 2022 via Zoom and streamed live on the DNSC Global Engagement’s official page.

The two institutions hope to pursue future collaborations, such as the establishment of a student, faculty, and researcher exchange program, joint research ventures, and more. Hon. Dicky Fabrian, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Davao City, Philippines, graced the ceremonial signing and expressed his support to the partnership.

The MOU signing was attended by AJCUI’s officials, which included; Dr. Agustinus Prasetyantoko, University Rector, Dr. Yohanes Eko Adi Prasetyanto, Vice Rector for Research and Collaboration, Mr. Adre Zaif Rachman, Head of International Office, Dr. Eko Widodo, Dean of Faculty of Business Administration and Communication Science, Dr. Rosdiana Sijabat, Vice Dean of Faculty of Business Administration and Communication Science, Dr. Vincentius Rachmadi Parmono, Head of the Business Administration program, Dr. Y. M. Dorien Kartikawangi, Head of the Communication Science program, Dr. Astuti Kusumawicitra L., Head of the Tourism program, and Dr. rer. pol. A.Y. Agung Nugroho, Head of the Master of Business Administration program.

DNSC was represented by Dr. Joy M. Sorrosa, College President, Dr. Girley S. Gumanao, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Eliseo F. Huesca Jr., Vice President for Research, Extension and Production, Dr. Arnold M. Duping, Dean of the Institute of Teacher Education, Ms. Florie Ann Fermil, Dean of the Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Good Governance, and Mr. Daniel Fritz V. Silvallana, Head of the Internationalization Initiatives and External Linkages.