On February 09, 2020, the Ethiopian Catholic University La Salle held a nine-day visit to De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute headed by the President Br. August Nicoletti FSC, Vice President and Provost Br. Getachew Alemayehu Nadew FSC and the Director for Medical Laboratory Technology Program Mr. Taye Lazzo in order to strengthen the linkages and fortify the Memorandum of Agreement between the two institutions.
The delegation was able to visit the different facilities in the academe, as well the De La Salle University Medical Center. The office of Vice Chancellor for Lasallian Mission, Linkages and Advancement led by Ms. Maria Cecilia Tiongson-Tirona presented the distinctive programs that they offer to the institution. Furthermore, the collaboration was fortified by the effort of Br. Gus Boquer FSC and the vision of the Superior General Br. Robert Schieler FSC of sharing resources and going beyond the borders.
The Ethiopian Catholic University La Salle founded in 1998 and has 500 in population that offers programs such as Medicine, Medical Laboratory Technology, Civil and Electrical Engineering, Social Work, Information Technology and Philosophy. The University is looking forward for possibilities in expanding the courses offer in Agriculture, Neo Natal Nursing and Business and Management.
The Residencia Community hosted the delegation for their nine-day visit as some medical profession aspirants also welcomed them. The community had socials before proceeding to a Filipino cuisine dinner.