PANABO CITY – Davao del Norte State College, through its Internationalization Initiatives and External Affairs Office (IIEAO), hosted representatives from two Canadian colleges last April 18 – 19, 2023, to discuss possible academic collaborations.

The Camosun College was represented by Regional Manager Jennifer Montero, while the Pacific Link College was represented by Mr. Isaac Oomen, Global Program and Relations Head. They were welcomed by College President Joy M. Sorrosa, Vice President for Academic Affairs Girley S. Gumanao, Vice President for Research, Extension, and Production Eliseo F. Huesca, Jr., IIEAO Head Daniel Fritz V. Silvallana, and the institute deans.

DNSC expressed its intent to partner with the guest institutions to provide more internationalization opportunities to its employees and students. The College was particularly interested in Camosun’s certificate programs and its practices in handling indigenous students. For PLC, members of the management team were interested in learning more about their programs related to information and communications technology and tourism.