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CLSU Delegates Attend Hannukah

December 23, 2022 - 09:09 am

Stratcom / SCO

Central Luzon State University (CLSU) delegates attended the Celebration of Hanukkah organized by His Excellency Ilan Fluss, Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Philippines, held on December 21, 2022, at the Rockwell Center, Makati City.

The event aimed to thank the partners of the Israel Embassy, whom Ambassador Fluss called Ambassadors of Peace, and enable them to learn innovations in business, agriculture, and community building.

University President Edgar A. Orden led the CLSU delegation together with Dr. Armando N. Espino, Jr., Vice President for Research and Extension, Dr. Maria Excelsis M. Orden, Director for Research, Dr. Eugenia G. Baltazar, Director for Extension, and CLSU MASHAV scholars.

During the event, Dr. Baltazar presented the collaborative projects of CLSU with MASHAV and Israel Embassy particularly the Philippine-Israel Center for Agricultural Training (PICAT), MDT Shalom Farm and Garden Project, and PhIlSmart likewise, the community outreach projects with Shalom Club-Nueva Ecija represented by some of its officers and members led by its President, Ms. Lorna Mae B. Vero of the Provincial Government of Nueva Ecija. 

Her presentation was followed by President Orden’s message wherein he thanked MASHAV and Israel Embassy for the projects entrusted to CLSU. He further affirmed CLSU’s continued commitment to the partnership projects with MASHAV and the Embassy.

As a symbolic gesture of gratitude to the Israel Embassy, President Orden also presented to Ambassador Fluss a CLSU memorabilia.

With this, the Embassy, through the words of Ambassador Fluss, hoped that other areas or higher education institutions will learn from the initiatives of CLSU in Nueva Ecija.

The event wrapped up with a candle lighting ceremony in observance of Hanukkah, socialization and networking dinner.