The Provincial Government of Camarines Sur’s Provincial Colleges officially signed a partnership with the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF), as the Fulbright Philippines on October 25, 2023, at the Tourism Building, Capitol Complex, , Pili, Camarines Sur.
Vincenzo Renato Luigi Villafuerte, Governor of the province of Camarines Sur and Chairman of the Provincial Colleges led the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding together with Doctor John Groch, Chairman of the Fulbright Philippines and U.S. Embassy to the Philippines.
This official partnership signals the establishment of a framework for collaboration which will help in improving and cultivating the quality education provided by the provincially-managed community colleges of the province, provide scholarship and open opportunities for students to study in the USA, empower teachers through exchange programs and specialized and transformative training seminars, and promote bilateral relations between the province of Camarines Sur and the United States of America.
In time for the celebration of their 75th Anniversary, this partnership with Camarines Sur is a history in the making as it is the very first time that the Fulbright Philippines and the US Embassy signed a partnership with a provincial and local government unit in the country.
The Provincial Government of Camarines Sur, under the astute and visionary leadership of Governor Luigi Villafuerte, has always believed in the great importance of education in combating poverty and giving every a chance at a better life. With this, the Provincial Government will ensure the prioritization of the education sector by continuously implementing innovative and inclusive programs and projects and establishing linkages that will lead the province of Camarines Sur to greater heights.
(Source: Province of Camarines Sur )