BSU Welcomes Lithuanian Professors for Collaborative Faculty Mobility Program


Asta Kyguolienė and Monika Didžgalvytė-Bujauskė, professors of Faculty of Economics and Management in Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania conducts faculty mobility with Benguet State University. This collaborative faculty mobility program is scheduled from January 15 to 17, 2024. They will be hosted by the College of Home Economics and Technology.

IRO Deputy Director Rex John G. Bawang introduced the guests during the flag-raising ceremony. A formal welcome ensued through a courtesy call with President Felipe Salaing Comila wehrein CHET IRO focal person Amelia G. Bawang and CNAS IRO focal person Maycel T. Sajise accompanied them.

Their university engagement included visits to the Institute of Highland Farming Systems and Agroforestry (IHFSA), the Food Science Research and Innovation Center (FSRIC), and the University IGP Centers. They were also able to visit the Strawberry Farm and Benguet Museum. Their campus and community excursions were facilitated by CNAS IRO focal person Maycel T. Sajjise and UBA IRO focal person Jeftee Pinos-an.

To culminate their day, a welcome dinner was conducted. The event featured cultural dances performed by KONTAD, providing a glimpse into the rich local traditions. Adding to the enriching experience was the presence of Balik-Scientist Dr. Venecio Ultra Jr.

In the following days, the Lithuanian professors will be conducting series of lectures on international economics and customer service.


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