A group of fifty school officials and faculty members from 28 academic institutions in Central Java, Indonesia headed by the Education Attaché of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. Ir. Paristivanti Nurwardani, MP came to Arellano University for a study visit on April 2, 2013.
The visit is an effort to explore a university-to-university collaboration in the fields of nursing and midwifery.
The group was welcomed by Chairman and CEO Francisco P.V. Cayco , Vice President for International Programs Mario F. Sales and VP for Academic Affairs Ma. Teresa N. Rivera , In the program that followed, Program Head for Nursing Noli Pagdanganan, Program Head for Midwifery Ma. Cristina Ramajo INP Director Emerita Mendoza, and Dean of the Graduate of Education
Dr. Ir. Paristivanti Nurwardani, MP announced that the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia is giving two scholarships for a Master and/or Doctor degrees in the fields of Education, Education Management, Psychology and Mathematics to Arellano University students or faculty. As a gesture of appreciation, Chairman Cayco similarly offered two scholarships in the AU Graduate School of Education to the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia.
After lunch, the group also made an ocular view of the university campus and facilities. – Philip Flores
Indonesian Diplomat with AU Officials. Dr. Ir. Paristivanti Nurwardani , Education Attache of the Republic of Indonesia in the Philippines , joins the amusement of, from left, VP Mario Sales, Chairman and CEO Francisco Paulino V. Cayco, and to her right, VP Ma. Teresa Rivera, as she presents the Certificate of Appreciation given her by the University to the audience.
Welcome Remarks. VP Mario Sales of the International Programs Division welcomes the Indonesian guests.
Indonesian Educators: Left photo shows part of the more than fifty delegation of Indonesian school representatives listening intently to the presentations of the different AU program heads.
A Long Table for Camaraderie: Right photo shows the guests treated to Filipino food and with Filipino hospitality on a long table; a sight that hopefully foretells a long and productive partnership between AU and Indonesia.