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ORP sends deans, director to international conferences
Article written by Joe Macatangay | 1/9/2015 9:26:04 AM

Being the leaders of the college, deans were sent to international conferences sponsored by the Office of Research and Publication.

Dean Joy Zapata of the College of International Hospitality and Tourism Management (CIHTM) along with Research Director Gina Dimaano attended the Joint Conference on Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality in Asia and Conference on Social Responsibility in Asia. The said conference was held in Hiroshima, Japan last October 29-31. Chair of the Tourism Department, Andrenelyn Varona presented her paper "Understanding Local Residents Perceptions Towards Tourism Development and Sustainability of San Juan, Batangas."

Dean Tessie Palma of the College of Education Arts and Sciences participated in the UNESCO-APEID Conference 2014 held in Bangkok, Thailand last October 29-31.

Dean Lani Garachico accompanied two faculty members of the College of Business Economics Accountancy and Management (CBEAM) to the Third International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Business Management (ICEBM) held in Penang Malaysia, November 6-7.

Dr. Edgar Allan Castro, Chair of the Business Entrepreneurship and Management Technology (BEM) presented his paper "Behavioral Intent towards Socio-Environment and Financial Economic Wellness of Freshmen and Senior Students of Business Programs of an HEI in the Philippines" in ICBM. Ms.Wilfreda Dimaano, faculty member of CBEAM was also present during the third ICBM where she shared her paper "Practicum Performance of Financial Management Students as Perceived by the Industry Partners."

With the attendance of the deans to different international conferences, it is expected that the research outputs of their respective colleges will increase since they are the ones to communicate to the teachers what the atmosphere is like in presenting a paper to an international audience.