October 7, 2020
Holy Angel University (HAU) President Dr. Luis Maria R. Calingo will be delivering the first keynote address on the University’s pandemic response and digital transformation journey on Thursday, October 8, at the 13th ALCUCOA Annual National Conference on Zoom.
Dr. Calingo’s session, entitled “COVID-19: Altering the Future of Teaching and Learning” will highlight HAU’s action plans and initiatives in preparation for remote learning from the period of public health emergency of international concern until the present time. He will also share the journey to business continuity and digital transformation that the University has undertaken to counter the risks of interruptions on education caused by the different calamities and natural disasters that the University has experienced over time.
The Commission on Accreditation for Local Colleges and Universities (ALCUCOA) is an alliance for the accreditation of Local Colleges and Universities in the Philippines, which thrust is to improve the quality of instruction, research, and extension of its member schools and to provide value public tertiary education. This year’s national conference will be held virtually on October 8 to 9, 2020 via Zoom with the theme “Shifting Education Paradigm in the Pandemic Era”.
Other panel speakers will include Engr. Sheila Villanueva, Vice President for Institutional Development & External Affairs of City of Malabon University; Dr. Elena Presnedi, President of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa; Former Senator Hon. Jose Lina; Atty. Anthonette Velasco, Chief Operating Officer of Tourism Promotions Board; Dr. Virginia Akiate, CHEd-NCR Director; Dr. Balasubramanian Kandappan, Associate Professor of Taylor's University Malaysia; Dr. Vikneswaran Nair of University of the Bahamas; and Dr. Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, President of Institute of Future Studies for Development, Thailand, among others.
Attendees and speakers of this online event are government officials in the education sector, presidents, vice presidents, and administrators of different local colleges and universities from across the country.