Training and Capacity Building of New Tech Engineers in the PH
At an October 29 university visit, US-Philippines Directors Henry B. Howard (U.S. Education Finance Group) and Christian Decker (Planate Management Group) formalized a joint program offering scholarship grants and job opportunities for engineering students and graduates at the Universidad de Dagupan, Pangasinan, Philippines. An MOU was signed on December 18.
US-based Planate Management Group is an engineering and technology company providing facilities engineering and management services in Subic and across the globe including Ukraine. Universidad de Dagupan was founded in 1984 and was converted from a college to a university in early 2022 by the Philippine Commission on Higher Education (CHED). Commission Chairman Prospero de Vera cited the Universidad as one of the best performing schools producing topnotchers in BS Electronics Engineering Licensure Examinations. Voltaire P. Arzadon currently serves as its first University president. Director Henry Howard has awarded over 200 scholarships to poor students in the Philippines.