Dr. McCann Explores Environmental Partnerships with NegOr Counterparts
Silliman President Dr. Betty Cernol-McCann visited the presidents of two universities in Dumaguete and discussed partnership opportunities, particularly on researches and projects involving the environment.
She was warmly welcomed by Dr. Joel P. Lomson, President of the Negros Oriental State University on June 26. Later on the same day, Dr. McCann met with Architect Victor Vicente G. Sinco, President of Foundation University, who hosted lunch for her.
Care for the environment is a major thrust of the Administration of Dr. McCann. At the start of her term, she expressed a stronger commitment to reinforce and better articulate the advocacy of Silliman University in environmental conservation and protection, under a comprehensive framework that involves research, academic programs, extension and community activities, and internal and external collaboration. At the All-University Academic Convocation on June 25 that formally opened School Year 2018-2019, she confirmed plans of a solid campaign against plastics and to make Silliman a “zero waste” university (read: Campaign Underway to Make Silliman ‘Zero Waste’ University)