Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasig Officials Visit RTU for Collaborations

In a bid to foster academic partnerships and enhance research and extension endeavors, a delegation from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasig (PLP), led by their College President, Dr. Glicerio Maningas, together with Dr. Noreen Perez, Director of the Research Office, Ms. Rowena Gil, University Administrator, and Dr. Laura Althea, President of the PLP Association, paid a courtesy visit to Rizal Technological University (RTU) on May 16, 2024.

The PLP team was warmly welcomed by RTU President Dr. Ma. Eugenia M. Yangco, along with key executive officials including Dr. Kristine Opulencia, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs (VPASA); Dr. Magno Quendangan, Vice President for Research Innovation and Extension (VPRIES); Dr. Salvacion Pachejo, Vice President for Planning, Quality Assurance, and Strategic Initiative (VPPQASI); and Dr. Rodolfo Ducut, Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA). Also present were Director Ryan Manuel Guido from the Research, Development, and Innovation Office (RDIO) and Director Ricardo Momongan from the Extension and Community Services Office (ECSO).

The meeting served as a platform to discuss potential future collaborations between PLP and RTU, particularly focusing on research and extension initiatives. Both institutions expressed keen interest in exploring avenues for joint projects and endeavors that would contribute to the advancement of knowledge and benefit the broader community.

Dr. Maningas highlighted the importance of fostering partnerships with like-minded institutions such as RTU to leverage resources and expertise for mutual growth and development. Dr. Yangco echoed these sentiments, emphasizing the significance of collaboration in addressing societal challenges and driving innovation.

Discussions during the visit centered on identifying areas of mutual interest and synergy, with a focus on leveraging the strengths of both institutions to tackle pressing issues and create meaningful impact. Plans for joint research projects, knowledge exchange programs, and community outreach initiatives were among the topics explored.