Industry Partners awarded in 8th Appreciation Day

Date Posted: July 5, 2019 at 04:21 PM

Adamson University showed its gratitude to its  industry partner as it held the annual Industry Appreciation Day at the Manila Prince Hotel last July 4.

Unlike the previous years, the eighth installment was a two-day event, featuring the industry partners of the Colleges of Engineering, Architecture, Nursing and Pharmacy on the first day and the partners of the Colleges of Business Administration, Education and Liberal Arts and Science on the second day.

Guidance Services Director Mr. Richmond Yap welcomed the representatives, noting the change the university has done with the event.

Mr. Yap also revealed the planned full establishment of the Adamson University Careeer Center set on 2022.

University President Fr. Marcelo V. Manimtim, CM echoed the remarks from Mr. Yap saying the said center should be fully operational sooner than the original target year.

Fr. Manimtim also addressed the representatives from Adamson’s numerous industry partners and described the event as a way for Adamson to thank the industry partners for giving Adamsonians an avenue to practice their future professions.

“This event is a way for Adamson University to thank the industry partners for giving our students a chance to be in your companies,” Fr. Manimtim said. “Doing internship in your companies would give them greater opportunities of employment,” he added.

To end his address, Fr. Manimtim argued that such partnership of the industry and the academe should be strengthened as feedbacks from the industry suggest improvements on the programs in the academe.

Signings of the Memoranda of Agreement and distribution of appreciation tokens were led by Fr. Manimtim and Career and Placement Services Head Mr. Celso V. Mangaoil who also delivered the the closing remarks.

Industry partners who had representatives present in the first day of the event include Analog Devices Inc., Boysen Paint, Emerson Electric-Asia, Far Eastern University- Nicanor Reyes Memorial Foundation (FEU-NRMF), Gat Andres Bonifacio Memorial Medical Center, Grid Laboratories, Headroom Concept Design and Visualization Co., Justice Jose Abad Santos General Hospital, Mercury Drug, Morishita Seggs Pharmaceutical Co., Philippine Human Resource WorldWide Employment Co., Propmech Corporation, Veteran Memorial Medical Center, Watsons Philippines, YSS Laboratories Co., ASSIST Asia and SAP Philippines.

Second day attendees were representatives from Accenture, Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, MediLink Inc., Potato Giant, Tactile Studios Inc., Tang, Yap and Co Associates, AVP Philippines Inc., Clinic of the Holy Spirit, Philcopy Co., Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (PIRA), Supercare Medical Services, Chinabank, First Place Inc., Hallo-Hallo Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions, Century Park Hotel, Bank Sentral ng Pilipinas, Department of Education – Manila, Cavite Center for Mental Health and OOCL Philippines.

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