SU signs MOU with Wesleyan University-Philippines

SU signs MOU with Wesleyan University-Philippines

(L-R) Dr. Betty Cernol-McCann, Silliman University (SU) president, and Judge Benjamin D. Turgano (Ret.), Wesleyan University-Philippines (WU-P) president, sign the memorandum of understanding between SU and WU-P, May 30 at the SU Administration Board Room.


Silliman University (SU) signed a memorandum of understanding with Wesleyan University-Philippines (WU-P) during the visit of Judge Benjamin D. Turgano (Ret.), WU-P president, and Dr. John Ryan de Lara, WU-P director for research, last May 30-31 in SU. During his visit, Hon. Turgano met with SU and SU Medical Center Foundation, Inc. administrators to exchange knowledge on institutional operations and management.


(Front, L-R) Dr. McCann; Hon. Turgano; (Back, L-R) Atty. Myles Nicholas G. Bejar, SU general counsel; Prof. Jane Annette L. Belarmino, SU vice president for development; Dr. Earl Jude Paul L. Cleope, SU vice president for academic affairs; Dr. Jenny L. Chiu, SU vice president for finance and administration; and Dr. John Ryan de Lara, WU-P director for research.


WU-P is a private, non-stock and non-profit university in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija. As a Methodist-oriented institution, it is one of SU’s co-members in the Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities. Hon. Turgano, WU-P’s 12th president, was elected by the WU-P Board of Trustees last Jan. 24.

Hon. Turgano meets with the SU president and vice presidents to discuss faculty development programs, research, curricular offerings, publication, extension programs, climate change initiatives, and other university activities, May 30 at the SU Administration Board Room.

Hon. Turgano meets with some SU deans and department chairs to talk about partnerships and linkages, alumni matters, ethics and discipline processes, the SU Divinity School program, and the SU music program, May 31 at the Dr. Jovito R. Salonga Center for Law & Development, Anastacia Yu Cang-Uy Hall.

(Left side, front to back) Asst. Prof. Mark Ian A. Caballes, SU Music Department chair; Dr. Elizabeth Susan Vista-Suarez, SU College of Performing and Visual Arts dean; Mr. Abe P. Cadeliña, SU Student Organizations and Activities Division officer-in-charge; Dr. Edna Gladys T. Calingacion, SU Student Services dean; (Right side, front to back) Dr. Jeaneth H. Faller, SU Divinity School dean; Mr. Ruben N. Bokingo, SU Alumni and External Affairs director; Dr. de Lara; and Hon. Turgano.

Hon. Turgano meets with the Silliman University Medical Center Foundation, Inc. (SUMCFI) administrators to discuss hospital administration matters in SUMCFI and WU-P’s Wesleyan University Medical Center, May 31 at the SUMCFI Conference Room.


(L-R) Atty. Tabitha E. Tinagan, SUMCFI vice president for administrative affairs; Dr. Verna T. Reyes, SUMCFI medical director and vice president for medical services; Mr. Roberto D. Montebon, SUMCFI president/administrator; Hon. Turgano; Dr. de Lara; and Ms. Fredita R. Tan, vice president for nursing and patient services.