SLA holds International Studies Assembly
Beyond the provision of
quality education, the AdZU School of Liberal Arts (SLA) ensures that the
parents, guardians, and students under the International Studies (INTS) program
are updated on the extra-curricular activities and engagements of the course
with its unique, enriching, and engaging curriculum. To achieve this, SLA,
through the International Studies Organization of Ateneo (ISOA), conducted the
ISOA Parents-Teachers Conference this 19 January
2019 at the Carlos Dominguez Conference Hall in AdZU Salvador Campus.
Invited to share firsthand
experience were seniors and INTS alumni who have undergone two of the most
important activities in the program – International Cultural Exchange and
Internship. Ambassadors of the P2A: Passage to ASEAN and JENESYS2018 programs
reechoed their invaluable experience as diplomatic envoys of the Philippines.
Senior AB-INTS students who interned in the Embassy of the United States in
Manila, AFS Intercultural Exchange Program, House of Representatives, Asia
Society Philippines, and World Youth Alliance, to name a few, shared how their
internship allowed them to harness interpersonal and communication skills and
develop good work ethics necessary to thrive and progress and in the labor
Ms Ma Christina Cañones,
Chair of the Social Sciences Department of SLA, highlighted in her welcoming
message the importance of internship and other similar activities in helping
prepare the students for the challenges brought about by the real world.
Recurrent in the
experiences shared by the senior students and alumni were how they learned the
values of patience, integrity, and humble service to the community, further
igniting in their hearts the passion to pursue further their chosen career
True to its mission, AdZU
provides to its students, holistic development fostering values and
intellectual disposition ideal of an Atenean – empowering them to provide
humble yet quality service in honor of God and country.