The University of Santo Tomas, through the College of Nursing, signed a memorandum of understanding with Madonna University, a Catholic university in Michigan, USA, for partnerships and exchanges in the field of Health Science on January 17, 2019 at the Rector’s Hall, Main Building, UST.

The University of Santo Tomas was represented by its Rector, Very Rev. Fr. Herminio V. Dagohoy, O.P., PhD and Madonna University was represented by its President, Dr. Michael Grandillo. On the part of UST, witnesses were: Office of International Relations and Programs (OIRP) Director Prof. Lilian J. Sison, PhD, OIRP Associate Director Prof. Karen S. Santiago, PhD, Office of Admissions Assistant Director Mr. Eric L. Dimar, College of Nursing Regent Rev. Fr. Julius Paul C. Factora, O.P., JCD, College of Nursing Dean Prof. Susan N. Maravilla, DNM, and College of Nursing International Relations Coordinator Asst. Prof. Elizabeth D. Cortez.

UST Rector Very Rev. Fr. Herminio V. Dagohoy, O.P., (left) and Madonna University President Dr. Michael Grandillo sign the Memorandum of Understanding.

Witnesses for Madonna University were: Vice President for Student Affairs and Missions Integration Dr. Connie Tingson-Gatuz, Board of Trustees member and Thomasian alumna of Class 1968 Dr. Stella Evangelista, and Director of Undergraduate Admissions Mr. Mark Schroeder.

Prior to the signing, Fr. Dagohoy delivered the welcome remarks, while Madonna University President Dr. Michael Grandillo delivered a message.

Established in 1937, Madonna University is a Catholic and Franciscan institution of higher learning with its main campus in Livonia, Michigan.