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Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo

INTEC creates scholarship program with companies in the free zone sector

Five companies that are part of the Itabo Industrial Park (PIISA) and Medtronic will contribute to the training of a minimum of 18 students in careers associated with their sector

INTEC Rector signs scholarship program agreement with representatives of the Itabo Industrial Park (PIISA) and Medtronic

SANTO DOMINGO. - He Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), the five companies of the Itabo Industrial Park (PIISA) and Medtronic They will develop a scholarship program that will contribute to the training of deserving students with limited economic resources who require support for their professional training.

After signing a collaboration agreement with INTEC, the companies PIISA, EATON, Medtronic, Laurelton Jewelry, ACCUMED and Edward Lifesciences undertook to award a minimum of three scholarships, one per year, during the three years of the agreement, In order to meet the goal of 18 scholars.

The agreement seeks to stimulate enrollment in careers in the Engineering Area and others that are in greater demand in the free zone sector.

At the signing ceremony, which was held in the Multipurpose Hall of the Ana Mercedes Henríquez building of INTEC, Julio Sánchez Maríñez, rector of INTEC, indicated that 35% of the students who graduated from the academy for higher studies correspond to the Engineering Area .

Sánchez Maríñez also thanked the representatives of the collaborating companies for contributing to the university's mission of training in excellence and highlighted the objective of promoting the STEM training (science Technology Engineering & Mathematics) in secondary education. "We greatly appreciate these scholarships to deserving students and we honor the companies involved in this agreement," said the rector.

Likewise, Rafael Piantini, Human Resources manager of the PIISA Industrial Park, described the agreement as a great step for the growth of the free zone sector. “Education is too important to be left to governments alone. Let us be more active to achieve better results in society”, he said.

The scholarship holders of this program will have the opportunity to carry out internships in their sponsoring companies in order to strengthen their professional profile.

The event was attended by Rafael Piantini, PIISA Industrial Park Human Resources Manager; Belkis Batista, Medtronic Senior Training and Development Specialist; Confesor Castillo, Manager of Maintenance & Facilities at Laurelton Jewelry; Selvi Garcia, Accumed Plant Manager; Manuel Caminero, Plant Manager of Cutler Hammer Industries – Eaton and Dorys Diaz, Talent Acquisition Manager of Edward Lifesciences.

On behalf of INTEC, the vice-chancellors Arturo del Villar, Academic, and Armando Barrios, of Research and Linkage, were present. Also, Gregorio Tapia, Executive Director of Development, Institutional Relations and Alumni, and Anny Sosa, Director of Inter-institutional Relations.

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