General Meeting Program

Wednesday, November 14

Conference Rooms of the Darlington Building
UPR-Mayagüez Campus
9:30 am
UNICA Members Registry
10:00 am
Annual Meeting
12:00 am

Lunch for Chancellors, Presidents and Deans

Student Center
UPR-Mayagüez Campus
1:00 pm
Conference Participants Registry
Figueroa Chapel Amphitheater
UPR-Mayagüez Campus
2:30 pm

Opening Session

Welcome: Dr. Jorge I. Vélez Arocho, Chancellor, UPR-Mayagüez Campus

Greeting: Honorable José Guillermo Rodríguez, Mayagüez Municipality Mayor

Opening Messages:

Lcdo. Antonio García Padilla
University of Puerto Rico President

Dr. Radhamés Mejía
UNICA President
Vice-chancellor of Pontificia Universidad Madre y Maestra de Santo Domingo

3:30 pm
4:00 pm

UNICA Declaration Evaluation


Heladería, Student Center
UPR-Mayagüez Campus
6:30 pm

Thursday, November 15
Figueroa Chapel Amphitheater
UPR-Mayagüez Campus
8:00 am
Conference Participants Registry
9:30 am

Introduction: Dr. Blanca Ortíz, UPR
Los proyectos de Movilidad Académica entre universidades del Caribe

9:40 am

Catastrophic Situations, Prevention and Procedures: University Reactions
Prof. Roberto Reyna, Chancellor
Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo

Panel I

  • Faculty Exchange, Dra. Sonia Balet, UPR Río Piedras
  • Professional Programs, Dra. Rosa Buxeda, UPR Mayagüez
  • Student Exchange, Dra. Iris Mercado, UPR Utuado
10:20 am
10:50 am
11:10 am

New Paradigm for Collaboration
Dr. J.A. George Irish, Executive Director
The Caribbean Research Centre, Medgar Evers College

Panel II

  • Distance Education, Dra. Nitza Hernández, UPR. Río Piedras
  • Collaborative Research Projects, Dr. Robert Meyer, UPR, Aguadilla
  • Exchange on Teaching Strategies On Professional Fields, Dr. Walter Silva, UPR Ciencias Médicas
11:50 am
Heladería, Student Center
UPR-Mayagüez Campus
12:30 pm
2:00 pm

Project Discussion

Figueroa Chapel Amphitheater
UPR-Mayagüez Campus
3:00 pm
Leaving for Amphitheater
3:10 pm

Student Presentation regarding Student Academic Mobility

3:20 pm
Presentations of Workshops Conclusions
4:15 pm
UNICA Declaration and Specific Agreement Signing
Chancellor’s Residence
UPR-Mayagüez Campus
5:30 pm
Figueroa Chapel Amphitheater
UPR-Mayagüez Campus
7:00 pm

Cultural Performance: Mayagüez Campus String Orchestra
Santos Torres, Director

Friday, November 16
8:30 am
Visits to the Medical Sciences, Mayagüez and Río Piedras Campuses
11:30 am
Visits to Puerto Rico points of interest
As requested by those interested