URACCAN: committed to quality higher education
Students conducting their first partial assessments.
Neylin Calderon

In compliance with his academic calendar, the study of the regular modality of the URACCAN Bilwi venue began this Monday, March 30 with the first partial evaluations.

On Thursday, April 02, both on the Bilwi campus and in the Waspam extension, undergraduate students in Education Sciences will begin with the second face-to-face meeting to culminate in the first semester of the 2020 school year.

"We maintain an average attendance of 80 to 85% and it has been maintained over the course of last week and this week, which have been critical moments seen from the population that have been a little impatient about the bad information that has been spinning, but we have tried to reassure students that they must remain calm , that we continue in this process and that we choose all preventive measures," explained Bilwi Deputy Director PhD Enrique Cordón.

The student community in the face of the pandemic

Jessica Ruiz Taylor, a student of the second year of Intercultural Medicine, detailed that URACCAN is taking the necessary measures before COVID-19, as "she has instilled in each student how to prevent it; for example, hand washing: water and soap have been put in the toilets and at different sites of the university, we have been urged to remain calm in any situation."

Daysha Lampson, a first-year student of Intercultural Medicine, said that "all necessary preventive measures have been practiced at URACCAN; teachers and students have been trained in this pandemic, what we need to do is expand the voice to those seniors and our families," Lampson emphasized.

Compliance with the 2020 academic calendar and preventive measures

URACCAN throughout its experience, experiences and paths traveled in these 25 years of foundation, has trained men and women committed to the development of the Caribbean Coast, being a responsible intercultural higher education institution, creator of humanist principles and values, that is why in the face of the global crisis by COVID-19 in each campus and university extension preventive and hygienic measures are promoted for the university community to enjoy adequate health methods.

In this sense, Vice-Chancellor Enrique Cordón stated that classes are currently being developed in total normality at the venue. "We have been accompanying training processes on prevention measures that must be taken from individuality, so that they are then implemented in classrooms and with their families," Cordón concluded.