On the occasion it was also announced that the Mexican institution grants the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to the academic researcher and Director of the ULS Department of Education, Dr. Jaime Montes Miranda.
An important collaboration agreement signed the University of La Serena with the Mesoamerican University of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas (Mexico) in the context of education. The agreement is intended to work together and share student experience, through different tools that allow the continuous improvement of future professionals.
This agreement will allow carrying out educational programs that meet the training and professionalization needs of future teachers of both entities, based on the results of the research; design lines of research in educational matters; establish mechanisms for academic stays for teachers and students of both institutions; strengthen the link with the environment and internationalization, among other actions.
The university authorities were present at the agreement signing ceremony, headed by the Rector of the University of La Serena, Dr. Nibaldo Avilés, who was accompanied by the Academic Vice Chancellor, Dr. Alejandra Torrejón; the Secretary General, Dr. Lorgio Aguilera; the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Mauricio Godoy; the Coordinator of the Office of International Relations, Mg. José Mora; the Director of the Department of Education, Dr. Jaime Montes, who served as a witness to the signing agreement, the Rector of the Mesoamerican University of San Cristóbal, Dr. Víctor Avendaño Porras, along with academics, officials and special guests.
"For us as the University of La Serena, it is a great pride to sign this agreement with the Mesoamerican University of Mexico. This initiative allows us to expand our international links with prestigious foreign universities, and represents opening up new job opportunities in the teaching areas, research and bonding, both for our academics and for the students, which makes us very happy and urges us to continue working to give life to this agreement, "said the ULS Rector, Dr. Nibaldo Avilés.
Likewise, the representative of the Mexican university, Dr. Víctor Avendaño Porras, expressed his gratitude to be able to carry out a joint work among the organizations “taking as a basis that higher education today requires new challenges and greater links at an international level”.
Appointment Dr. Honoris Causa
During the signing ceremony of the agreement, Dr. Víctor Avendaño announced that due to his great contribution to education, training of professionals and research, the Mesoamerican University of San Cristóbal de Las Casas delivered the degree of Dr. Honoris Causa to the Director of the ULS Department of Education Dr. Jaime Montes, who excitedly welcomed this recognition and thanked everyone present.
“Without a doubt this has taken me by surprise, it is a recognition that fills me with joy and at the same time commitments and responsibility, because you always feel that you have not done enough. This recognition is an impulse to continue inspiring other academics through academic work, to join new projects and to add to personal, professional and institutional development, ”said Dr. Montes.
Written by Patricia Castro, DirCom