RTU Officials Engage in Global Educational Collaboration at NAFSA 2024 Annual Conference

Rizal Technological University (RTU) continues its steps towards international education and collaboration, as evidenced by the recent participation of Dr. Ma. Eugenia M. Yangco, University President, and Mr. Donato Z. Estocada, Director of the International Affairs and Linkages Office (IALO), at the NAFSA 2024 Annual Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, from May 26 to June 2, 2024.

The NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo serves as a platform for professionals from around the world to discuss and advance international education and exchange. Dr. Yangco and Mr. Estocada’s participation not only showcased RTU’s commitment to global engagement but also opened doors for fruitful collaborations and partnerships.

During the conference, RTU officials engaged in discussions focusing on key areas such as student mobility, faculty exchange, research collaboration, scholarship programs, fellowship opportunities, and joint project initiatives. Their active involvement highlighted RTU’s dedication to fostering internationalization and enhancing academic experiences.

In addition to their participation in the conference sessions, RTU officials utilized the opportunity to hold meetings with representatives from prominent universities. These meetings resulted in the forging of partnerships with the University of Southern Mindanao and Bataan Peninsula State University for a collaborative project with Wyoming University. This initiative exemplifies RTU’s commitment to collaborative research and academic endeavors on an international scale.

Furthermore, RTU expanded its network by engaging with universities in Australia, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Canada, Europe, and Italy. These interactions paved the way for potential collaborations in various areas, including student and faculty exchange programs, joint research projects, and cultural exchanges. RTU’s proactive approach to establishing connections with institutions across the globe demonstrates its commitment to fostering a diverse and enriching academic environment.

As RTU continues to strengthen its global presence, the partnerships forged and collaborations initiated at the NAFSA 2024 Conference hold great promise for the university’s future international endeavors.

With a commitment to excellence and innovation in international education, RTU further elevates its standing as a leading institution in global collaboration and academic exchange.