CETYS University and University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP) formalized their alliance on May 27th, with an MOU signed by Dr. Diana Natalicio, President of UTEP, and Dr. Fernando Leon García, President of CETYS.
This has been a huge step forward in the relationship these two universities have, which has strengthened academic links between Mexico and the United States through joint projects, creating greater opportunities for students on both sides of the border.
«A bi-national team of faculty and students of UTEP and CETYS has been developing a project regarding sustainable communities focused on the wine industry in Baja California, as part of the initiave 100,000 Strong in the Americas«, said President Leon.
He emphasized that UTEP is an institution with more than 23,000 students, positioned amongst the top ten in research in the US, and one of the most active in collaborating with Mexico.
The relationship between CETYS and UTEP also extends to faculty: Dr. Patricia Valdés, Academic Director of CETYS’ Tijuana Campus and part the American Council on Education’s leadership program, recently completed her stay at UTEP.