In the quest of forging stronger alliances with its educational institution partners, the College of Criminal Justice (CCJ) of Our Lady Fatima University (OLFU) warmly welcomed delegates from the University of the Cordilleras (UC) at the Galleria Building of OLFU’s Valenzuela Campus last 3 August 2019.
UC’s College of Criminal Justice Education Dean, Dr. Nimo Pumecha, along with UC faculty member Joedin Jae Balbuena and eight UC students toured around OLFU CCJ’s facilities such as the crime scene simulation rooms, mock courtrooms, and crime laboratories. Such prompted UC representative in broaching a proposal that OLFU-CCJ should consider offering a bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science. Before the tour, Dr. Pumecha led a seminar on “Best Practices for Board Review”.
In the afternoon, OLFU and UC students engaged in a joint cross-training in Karate under the facilitation of Defense Tactics Instructor Alberto Alvarez. A conference on future plans and activities between OLFU and UC also transpired. In the meeting were UC’s Joedin Jae Balbuena and OLFU-CCJ’s program heads Lothes Samante (Valenzuela Campus), Cecille Canilon (QC Campus), and Practicum Coordinator George Saipen (Pampanga Campus).