English language Emersion Committee

Purpose:  Identify the needs of companies related to the English proficiency of the recent graduates to raise the level of institutions of higher education. Meetings:  Twice a month. Members:  Representatives of the English departments at the five universities. Scope:  Ensure that students are learning through…

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Internship / COOP Committee

Purpose: Develop a homogeneous process for the efficient transit of students to manufacturing facilities allowing for hands on experience during their academic phase. All internships will also develop a talent pool for future workers at all manufacturing firms. Meetings: Monthly Members: Representatives of the human…

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Innovation and Research Committee

Purpose: To assure research in all five Higher education institutions are pertinent to the demands of the region and expand innovation base with top firms in the area. Meetings: Once every two months. Members: Academicians that are performing applied research. Scope: Develop research capacity to…

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Curricula Alignment Committee

Purpose: Assure proper curricula alignment with the manufacturing sector to provide appropriate talent to the labor pool of new graduates. The Committee will also address current and future demands hoping to assure a continuous flow of qualified graduates aligned with the demands of the manufacturing…

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Industrial Visits Committee

Purpose: Assure students become aware of the diverse production processes and the manufacturing firms that exit in the area. The industrial visits will include talks about topics of interest in the manufacturing environment. Meetings: Monthly visits to manufacturing sites by 80 to 120 participants (students…

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