The first semester of 2020 some dissemination activities of the Project Strenghtening IMPACT of Latin American Universities Erasmus + IMPALA were carried out at the Specialized University of the Americas. The following were the hosted activities:
February 13th 2020: The progress of the project as well as the IMPALA Project scheduled activities for 2020 were presented at the XVI Commission of International Agreements of the Specialized University of the Americas. The following guests participated in this activity: Doris Hernández, Ph.D. and Vice-rector of UDELAS; Luis Torres, Director of Technical Cooperation and International Relations and Deputy Secretary of the CCI; Arturo Rivera, Ph.D. and Dean of Graduate Studies; Gianna Ruedas, Ph.D. and General Secretary of UDELAS; Joel Méndez, Ph.D. and Dean of the Faculty of Medical and Clinical Sciences; Clarissa Nieto, Ph.D. and Vice Dean of Research; Eric García, Dean of Student Life; Ricardo González, Dean of the Faculty of Social Education and Human Development; Aurora Altamar, Ph.D. and Director of Curriculum and Teacher Development; Joanna de González, Director of CEVINPROS; Graciela Ambulo, Ph.D. and Director of the Institute of Physical and Sports Health; and Sebastián Ceballos, Secretary General of the CEU. The attendants gave favorable comments on the planning and progress of the Methodological Framework and the impact of the project in measuring its impact on the community.
July 31st 2020: III Meeting of the Network of Internationalization Links of UDELAS and follow-up of the Erasmus + IMPALA Project.
The Office of Technical Cooperation and International Relations (DTCIR) has organized and coordinated the Virtual Network of Internationalization Links directed by Luis Torres Herrera.
This network is an opportunity for dialogue between the links of the faculties of the UDELAS headquarters (Azuero Extension Link; Chiriquí Extension Link; Coclé Extension Link; Colón Extension Link; and Veraguas Extension Link) and the DTCIR Team. The foregoing activity was developed with the aim of sharing initiatives, activities and monitoring international projects, such as IMPALA. The members of this network are being informed about the development of the project.