Fourteen (14) US-based K-8 teachers, administrators and curriculum specialists currently undergoing the 5-week Fulbright Hays Seminar Abroad Program by the United States Department of Education met with several Fulbright scholars and other US Exchange Program Alumni from Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental in a fellowship dinner hosted by Mayor Felipe Antonio B. Remollo at his residence last night.
Vice-Mayor Maria Isabel Sagarbarria represented Mayor Remollo in welcoming the guests along with Councilor Karissa Tolentino-Maxino, Deputy Mayor for Education, SK President Renz Macion, Deputy Mayor for Youth Affairs and Atty. Mik Maxino of Silliman University College of Law.
FHSAP 2022 Dumaguete Agenda Coordinator Renelito Caballo said that the 14 fellows are here in the city to visit cultural and historical sites, observe local educational system’s structure and delivery to improve their understanding and knowledge of the Philippines through political, economic and social present-day realities.
The Fulbright scholars and alumni expressed gratitude to Mayor Remollo for his generosity and hospitality.
The Fulbright Commission in the Philippines, is a non-profit, binational organization responsible for the administration of the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship Program, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, Global Undergraduate Exchange Program and other educational initiatives between the United States and the Philippines.