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IV Congreso de Educación Salesiana – La revalorización del sistema preventivo y la pedagogía salesiana

    (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) – La clausura del IV Congreso de Educación Salesiana desafíos juveniles tuvo la presencia del Hno. Mario Olmos, coordinador de las IUS en América; Javier Vega, director de la revista indexada Estudios Pedagógicos; Daniel Llanos, docente y coordinador académico del congreso y del P. Juan Cárdenas, rector de la…

IV Congreso de Educación Salesiana – El sistema preventivo: una fórmula para enfrentar la crisis educativa

    (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) – En el segundo día del Congreso de Educación Salesiana. Desafios juveniles para una transformación social se desarrollarón las conferencias magistarales:   El Sistema preventivo en tiempos de crisis global y emergencia educativa” de P. José Luis Guzón, educador salesiano por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid.   – “Políticas…

Ecuador – Opening ceremony of the 4th Congress on Salesian Education

    (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) -The UPS university inaugurated the 4th Congress on Salesian Education: challenges to transform society. The opening ceremony was broadcast live nationwide and internationally, with the participation of 645 people.     Father Francisco Sánchez, Chancellor of Universidad Politecnica Salesiana (UPS), welcomed the participants and stated how happy he was…

Brasil – UniSALESIANO lançou Feira de Profissões 2020 no formato virtual “Universo UniSALESIANO”

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins)  – O UniSALESIANO lançou sua Feira de Profissões 2020, 100% online, o Universo UniSALESIANO,no dia 16 de novembro (segunda-feira). O evento, que é voltado aos jovens estudantes e pessoas interessadas em ter uma profissão, pode ser acessado pelo site universo.unisalesiano.com.br.   A Feira de Profissões da Instituição é realizada pela 1ª vez no…

El Salvador – UDB es la primera universidad salvadoreña en recibir certificación internacional por su Sistema Interno de Aseguramiento de Calidad de la Formación

  (Universidad Don Bosco, San Salvador) – La Universidad Don Bosco se convierte en la primera Institución de Educación Superior salvadoreña en recibir la certificación internacional del diseño del Sistema Interno de Aseguramiento de Calidad de la Formación, SIAC-UDB, basado en el Modelo AUDIT Centroamérica.   Dicha certificación fue otorgada por el Consejo Centroamericano de…

Chile – UCSH y Scholas Ocurrentes en Chile

  (Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez, Santiago de Chile) – Desde el mes de mayo, la Organización Internacional de Derecho Pontificio Scholas Occurrentes y la Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez concretaron un acuerdo por el cual ambas instituciones trabajarán juntas en iniciativas en materia de educación e integración regional.   Bajo esta línea, Scholas Ocurrentes, se encuentra…

Argentina – 3° Número de la Revista “Miradas y Proyectos”

(Revista de la Red Salesiana de Educación Superior en Argentina) – Te presentamos la tercera edición de la Revista Miradas y Proyectos.  Esta Red reúne a las instituciones Salesianas de Nivel Superior pertenecientes a las Inspectorías de las Hijas de María Auxiliadora y los Salesianos de Don Bosco.   Desde la Red Salesiana de Nivel…

Ecuador – Universidad Politécnica Salesiana receives accreditation.

  (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) – The Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (UPS) was accredited five more years by the Quality Assurance of Higher Education Council (CACES for its acronym in Spanish) after having achieved all the quality standards determined by the University Evaluation Model according to the accreditation methodology.    The process started in September 2019,…

Brazil – 15th edition of Engetec – Engineering and Technology Week by Unisalesiano

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – UniSALESIANO held the 15th Engetec – Engineering and Technology Week – between October 26th and 30th, in an online manner. The event explored different topics that were addressed by prominent national and international professionals.   The coordinators of the course were Professor Nelson Hitoshi Takiy, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and…

Brazil – Outubro Rosa Pet: Helping pets fight tumors

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – The 6th edition of Outubro Rosa Pet, a traditional event promoted by the Veterinary Medicine Course of UniSALESIANO, attended 12 dogs. Nine were diagnosed with tumors in their mammary glands, that is, 75%.   The free service, alluded to the breast cancer awareness month, took place on October 24, from 8…

Chile – A global pact for education (Tuning with the dream of Chile)

  (Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez, Santiago de Chile) – In the Global Educational Pact framework, Fr. Claudio Cartes, Youth Pastoral Delegate of the Salesian Congregation, and the Executive Secretary of the Cardinal Raúl Silva Henriquez Foundation, Nello Gargiullo, manifest a text regarding the central ideas of the message declared by Pope Francis around education.   1.…

India – Salesian College selected among ten Christian colleges in the world to study higher education in post Covid times.

(Salesian College Sonada Kolkata) – Salesian College Sonada/Siliguri was among ten Christian colleges around the world selected for a study on Digital Policy framing in post covid world, 26 October 2020.   New York-based ”United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia” Office which has some 600 affiliate colleges and universities facilitated the study.  …

Ecuador – Bibliographic digital repository of Intercultural Bilingual Education

  Ecuador’s bibliographic memory produced on intercultural bilingual education, ethno-education and interculturality is being collected, digitalized made available to the public. Free access is granted through the Repositorio Digital Bibliográfico de Educación Intercultural Bilingüe (EIB).     La Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (UPS) and the Abya Yala University Editorial – UPS are part of this agreement…

Chile – Con éxito UCSH lleva adelante Congreso Internacional CIAGEN 2020

La actividad desarrollada desde el 25 hasta el 29 de octubre, contó con un promedio de más de 300 participantes.   (Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez, Santiago de Chile) – Como parte de las iniciativas impulsadas por la Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez (UCSH), se realizó la octava edición del Congreso Internacional, CIAGEN 2020 “Pandemia, crisis social…

Brasil – UniSALESIANO está presente no livro “A sociedade em tempos de COVID -19”

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – O UniSALESIANO está presente no livro “A Sociedade em Tempos de COVID-19”, da Editora Inovar, por meio do capítulo “Percepção da saúde mental de profissionais de saúde frente ao novo coronavírus: revisão narrativa”.   O capítulo é resultado de um estudo feito durante a pandemia pela docente do Curso…

El Salvador – Embajada de los Estados Unidos dona a la UDB equipo tecnológico para el impulso de proyectos formativos

  (Universidad Don Bosco, San Salvador) – La Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador donó equipo de realidad virtual y máquina extrusora de filamentos, para ser utilizados en los proyectos sociales y de investigación que impulsa la Universidad Don Bosco desde su Sala Científica Estadounidense para la Investigación en Energía (American Space).  …

Towards the VIII General Assembly of the Salesian Institutions of Higher Education (IUS)

  On 29 October the virtual meeting of the Board of Directors of the IUS was held, with the participation of the different continental and regional coordinators: Dr. Mario Olmos and Don José Marinoni (IUS America), Don Dieudonnè Otekpo (IUS Africa); Dr. Andreu Moreno (IUS Europe) and Don Alex Garces (IUS East Asia Oceania)  …

Brazil – Dietary re-education and weight loss: UniSALESIANO Health

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – With the resumption of economic activities throughout the State of São Paulo, people who remained in social isolation due to the pandemic caused by the coronavirus are now looking for a better quality of life.   One example is the need for care offered by the Nutrition Clinic of…

El Salvador – Universidad Don Bosco receives a donation from the International Committee of the Red Cross

  (Universidad Don Bosco, San Salvador) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) donated personal safety supplies for the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Universidad Don Bosco (UDB). The supplies will be used to carry out medical attention and academic activities once students return to the campus.   This donation is part of…

Italy – The new Academic Director of IUSTO

  (Istituto Universitario Salesiano Torino Rebaudengo, Torino) – Prof. Claudia Chiavarino was appointed Academic Director of the IUSTO for the three years period 2020-2023 with the Decree of the Grand Chancellor prot. n. 44/2020 of 14 September 2020. The role of Academic Director, according to the new Statutes of the IUSTO, replaces Dean’s previous position.…

Ecuador – IEEE ANDESCON 2020 conference awards Researchers from the UPS University.

    (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) –The prestigious IEEE ANDESCON conference was held from October 13 to 16, 2020, in a virtual manner with the cooperation and support of the Universidad Politécnica Salesiana del Ecuador. During this edition, the university has achieved a milestone during the pandemic, summarizing 180 articles of the highest quality and…

India – Innovative lung ventilator designed by Assam Don Bosco University professor

    (Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati) – With 7,706,946 confirmed cases and 116,653 deaths, India has become the second country in the world, after the United States, to be most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. This growing emergency has resulted in skyrocketing demand for pulmonary ventilators. Thus, Dr. Bobby Sharma, of “Assam Don Bosco…

El Salvador – Universidad Don Bosco presents Comprehensive Wellness Program for its Academic Community

  (Universidad Don Bosco, San Salvador) – The Salesian charism, inspired by Saint John Bosco, encourages the Universidad Don Bosco (UDB) to continue developing initiatives with a stronger focus and a more holistic vision of the Academic Community’s well-being by embracing their emotional, mental, and spiritual health together with physical wellness.   For this reason…

Spain – EUSS alumni’s Work is published in Nature Electronics Journal.

The research group led by him at Soochow University (China) is a pioneer group in the world in the development of practical applications in artificial intelligence from two-dimensional materials. Lanza is a very active member of the EUSS Alumni, who offer guidance and support to current university school students.   (Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià,…

Papua New Guinea – DBTI Boroko: An opportunity to renew one’s commitment

  (Don Bosco Technological Institute, Port Moresby) – 49 graduating Don Bosco Technological Institute students in Instrumentation Technology (INS), Machine Fitting and Machinists (MFM), Machine Fabrication and Welding (MFW), and Automotive Technology (AUT) participated in the Spiritual Retreat. It was held at the Emmaus Conference Centre, Boroko on the 16th and 17th of October. The…

Brazil – Unisalesiano Medical students return to activities in aid of the community.

    (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – Academics from the Medicine Career at UniSALESIANO have resumed classes in the discipline IESC ( Health Interaction in the Community) and state they are glad to be once again able to interact with patients treated at UBSs (Basic Health Units of Araçatuba).   “We were didn’t have interaction with…

Italy – XIXth International Congress of AIFREF will be hosted in 2021 by IUSVE

  (Istituto Universitario Salesiano Venezia, Verona) – The International Association for Training and Research in Family Education and its President is Prof. Jean-Pierre Pourtois invites you to the XIXth edition of the International Congress of AIFREF, will be hosted in 2021 by the IUSVE University of Venice-Mestre and organized in collaboration with the Department of…

Brazil – UniSALESIANO delivers food baskets to needy families of the Oratory Don Bosco

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – In celebration of Children’s Day and Our Lady of Aparecida, on October 12, UniSALESIANO delivered food baskets, bags of sweets, and pet food to 50 needy families that are being helped by the Oratory Dom Bosco, in the Água Branca neighborhood, in Araçatuba .   On the morning of October…

Italy – IUSVE and the challenge of promoting “Ethical Fashion”

  (Istituto Universitario Salesiano Venezia, Verona) – The fashion industry, and especially “fast fashion“, has imposed new trends and lifestyles for enjoying fashion that are dangerous for people and the planet. According to a United Nations report, the fashion industry has an enormous responsibility for global pollution and increasingly threatens the values ​​of sustainability, quality…

Ecuador – Books of the Abya Yala – UPS publishing house are part of the EULAC Rights Catalog

  (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana) – The books: “Disputed Civilizations“, by José Juncosa, published in co-edition Abya – Yala – Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar; “The Challenges of Salesian Education“, by various authors, including Fr. Juan Cárdenas, president of the UPS, coordinated by María Sol Villagómez, vice-rector of the Quito branch published by Abya Yala – UPS;…

Ecuador – UPS warmly welcomes new students from the Quito and Cuenca campuses

  (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) – More than 1700 students from the Quito and Cuenca campuses received a warm welcome from the authorities of the Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (UPS) before the start of the new academic period 57. The event was held virtually and was broadcasted live on the institutional social networks Father Juan Cárdenas, President…

Brazil – UniSALESIANO provides physicological services for people affected by the pandemic.

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – “I came because my son is undergoing therapy here and told me it would be a good idea. And I’m feeling better. They are helping me to understand what happened and accept it, which is what I have left now .” This is the testimony of a 42-year-old woman…

Ecuador – UPS and Local authorities of Cuenca work together in benefit of soceity

  (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) – With the overall aim to find solutions related to providing services to society through partnership cooperation and projects, Vice President of the Universidad Politecnica Salesiana Cuenca campus branch Fernando Moscoso, Mayor of the city Pedro Palacios, and Counselor Omar Alvarez held a meeting. Trough the meeting, agreements were met…

Ecuador – UPS and Salesian Organizations launch the “Donate your computer” campaign.

  (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) – Authorities from the Salesian Circumscription of Ecuador, Misión Don Bosco, and the Universidad Politecnica Salesiana (UPS), presented the campaign “Donate your computer” on the Quito campus branch. The initiative seeks to provide technological tools such as tablets, laptops, PC, keyboards, mouses, screens, speakers, and power cables to vulnerable populations…

Brazil – Unisalesiano expert warns of dangers from the heat on children and elderly

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – The region of Araçatuba has suffered from maximum temperatures exceeding 40% and the air’s relative humidity around 12%, in these first days of spring. According to the endocrinologist and professor of the Medicine Course at UniSALESIANO, Prof. Dr. Ângelo Jacomossi, children and the elderly are the most vulnerable to the…

Brazil – UniSalesiano begins Novena to Our Lady “Senhora Aparecida” Online

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – The University Pastoral of UniSALESIANO started on October 3 the Novena of our lady Nossa Senhora Aparecida, in a virtual format. From the 3rd to October 11, videos of the novena will be recorded by the Pro-Rector of Pastoral, Fr. Erondi Tamandaré.  You can access the novena through the Pastoral,…

Brazil – UNISAL’s Integrator Project provides students with professional experience

  (Centro Universitário Salesiano, São Paulo) – The market is continually changing, so that future professionals find complete training, which makes them learn and develop skills in the chosen field as a profession, even in graduation. The graduate’s profile is essential for the Centro Universitário Salesiano de São Paulo – UNISAL which is why the…

Brazil – The Salesian Youth Observatory (OSJ) is officially launched

   (Faculdade Dom Bosco, Porto Alegre) – The Salesian Youth Observatory (OSJ) officially opened on September 27, 2020, Associated with the Faculdade Dom Bosco, Porto Alegre (FDB), and the Salesian Province São Pio X, its sponsor, OSJ, will be a space of gathering and reference for the youth. Aiming to foster actions that encourage the…

Brazil – Oncologist and Coordinator of the medicine deparment publishes article on cancer and Covid-19

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – The oncologist and Coordinator of the Medicine deparment at UniSALESIANO in Araçatuba, Dr. Antônio Henrique Poletto, wrote an article in which he relates cancer and Covid-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus. “Many cancer patients are harming themselves. They stop treatment out of fear, ” –  Dr. Antônio…

El Salvador – Salesian Institutions of Higher Education establish Latino cultural network

  (Universidad Don Bosco, San Salvador) – Through the Department of Art and Culture, The UDB organizes the Latin Cultural Diffusion Network of the Salesian Institutions of Salesian Higher Education IUS. The purpose of the Network is to share artistic-cultural experiences that enrich their academic communities’ educational processes. Among the Universities that currently make up…

Philippines – Youth Groups and Sodalities: Carrying On Don Bosco’s Legacy

  (Don Bosco Technical College, Cebu) -Clubs are a staple in Bosconian culture. Bosconians naturally bond with one another even during the pandemic. Quarantined though at home, we continue our youth groups online to keep Don Bosco’s dream of happy young people a reality. As Don BoscoTechnical College – Cebu. pushes forward with the online…

Ecuador – Docentes analizan la situación educativa en tiempos de pandemia

  (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) – Docentes de la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana sedes Cuenca y Quito, participaron de manera virtual de las Jornadas de Formación y Actualización Docente 2020, con la finalidad de buscar el bienestar de la comunidad universitaria, en especial de los estudiantes que han pasado por momentos difíciles durante esta pandemia. Este espacio…

Brazil – Unisalesiano holds 1st Children’s and young adult Cancer online symposium

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – September has traditionally been known to represent the month of awareness of childhood cancer, a heterogeneous disease that affects children and adolescents aged 0 to 19. These patients are characterized by gold, signifying how precious and beautiful children are, that is why the month was named “Golden September.” To…

Spain – An increased budget of € 155,000. will allow EUSS to extend its scholarships in engineering studies

The Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià opens an extraordinary call for aid, with a budget of € 24,871.84, thanks to the donation of an individual and the remainder of the last year. The Rinaldi Foundation scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year will meet the needs of more than 90 students. (Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià,…

Bolivia – USB signs Interinstitutional Agreement with the Department of Education: Psychomotor intervention to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities

    (Universidad Salesiana de Bolivia, La Paz) – On Friday, September 18, the Universidad Salesiana de Bolivia and the national department of education signed the interinstitutional Agreement and presented the Program “Psychomotor support, to aid teaching in the Centers for Special Education(CEEs), part of the Directorate General of Special Education.” The virtual conference had…

Brazil – Prayer Campaign for our Lady ”Senhora Aparecida”

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – This year would mark the 6th time that UniSALESIANO holds the largest University Pilgrimage in Brazil. But on this occasion differently because of Covid-19. For the 6th edition, the Rectory and the University Pastoral of UniSALESIANO have created the ” Campaign of Prayer to Our Lady Aparecida“.. The Rector…

Brazil – Partnership between UniSALESIANO and Araçatuba City administration will provide new specialty clinic

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – On Monday, September 14, the renovation contract for the former Araçatuba Municipal Emergency Room building was signed. The former building will now house a new specialties clinic. The renovation is a partnership between the Centro Universitário Católico Salesiano Auxilium – UniSALESIANO and the City Hall of Araçatuba. The agreement…

Mozambique – The ISDB COVID-19 Commission team prepares for reopening with Biosafety and Biosecurity measures.

  (Instituto Superior Dom Bosco, Mozambique) – As part of the ISDB safe reopening process, during the times of pandemic, there is a need to create appropriate solutions to face this process. The ISDB COVID-19 Commission team attended the Biosafety and Bioprotection for Higher Education Institutions program organized by the National Health Institute (INS) for…

Brazil – Physiotherapist from UniSALESIANO fulfills his dream at Al-Hilal Saudi F.C

(UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – Being part of the football universe has always been the dream of young Victor Vinicius Garcia dos Santos, 25, from the city of Pereira Barreto (SP). As he was unable to be a football, he opted to take Physiotherapy at UniSALESIANO and, now provides assistance to players in this area…

Spain – “San Juan Bosco” Higher Institute recieves City Medal of Seville award for 75 years of service

(San Juan Bosco – Seville) – On Monday 7 September, the Council of Spokespersons of the City of Seville made public its awarding honorary distinctions of the city for people and institutions for 2020: among these, there is also the “San Juan Bosco” Institute. The honors will be awarded on 23 September in Fibes as…

Colombia – Fundación Universitaria Salesiana partner with the German Government to announce a new innovative diploma

(Fundación Universitaria Salesiana, Bogotá) – Information and communications technologies (ICTs) to stay permanently in educational processes as a result of a developing trend in recent years. This trend was strengthened in recent months with the appearance of COVID-19. To deliver the best use of these tools while analyzing the new changes of pedagogical methods due…

Spain – EUSS directs € 20,000 to scholarships due to savings generated by the closure of the facilities.

  The Escola Universitat Salesiana de Sarri has doubled its student aid and increased collaboration scholarships by 50%. A total of 130,000 euros of scholarship budget will provide 73 applications, more than half of those previously  submitted   (Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià, Barcelona) – The EUSS has increased by 20,000 euros the budget for…

Chile – Observatory of Migration Policies of CISJU-UCSH launches its Bulletin on the new Migration Law.

  (Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez, Santiago de Chile) – The Migration Policy Observatory of UCSH Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Youth (CISJU) has published its Bulletin No. 4 “Expulsion and Expelled: Selective Precarization in Border Policy”. The publication discusses the Migration law currently happening in Congress. For this reason, the bulletin seeks to provide systematic information…

Brazil – UniSALESIANO medicine students return to campus for practical classes

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – UniSALESIANO began the return of practical classes on Wednesday, September 2, for the Medicine faculty, following the safety standards requested by who (World Health Organization) and Brazilian health authorities. The activities take place in a ventilated and broad environments, the use of masks, hand sanitizers, and social distancing are…

Chile – Investigadora UCSH dicta conferencia en seminario organizado por Ministerio de Educación y Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

  (Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez, Santiago de Chile) – El pasado martes 11 de agosto se realizó el Tercer Seminario Sumo Primero en Terreno: Evaluación y monitoreo de los aprendizajes de estudiantes en contexto de pandemia. La actividad, que tuvo lugar vía streaming con una audiencia que superó los 1.200 participantes, contó con la participación…

Papua New Guinea – DBTI Port Moresby commemorate the 205th Birthday of Don Bosco

  (Don Bosco Technical Institute, Port Moresby) – On Thursday, 27 August, the staff and students of Don Bosco Technological Institute celebrated the 205th Birthday of St John Bosco amidst the pandemic. The festivity is often celebrated during the Foundation week. However, this was canceled due to the current restrictions of the pandemic. The day…

India – Sonada Salesian College offers Competitive Exams Prep Programme

  (Salesian College Sonada Kolkata) – Salesian College Sonada has come up with a novel idea of introducing coaching classes in preparation for competitive examinations, for students of BA General from the academic year 2020-21. ”We plan to add value to Bachelor of Arts General program with coaching classes to prepare students for Competitive Examinations…

Argentina – 60 años del Instituto Superior Juan XXIII

  (Instituto Superior Juan XXIII, Bahía Blanca) –  Con motivo de las seis décadas de la creación de la Institución en Bahía Blanca, el Director del Instituto Superior Juan XXIII, Adrián Mandará, compartió con toda la comunidad una semblanza para recordar y celebrar los primeros 60 años. Verdad, vocación y vida “Estamos sembrando, vendrán otros a cosechar, porque…

Bolivia – Salesiana de Bolivia firma Convenio Solidario con Empresa de Telefonía Celular TIGO

  (Universidad Salesiana de Bolivia, La Paz) – En medio de una extrema crisis educativa, toda la comunidad académica de la Universidad Salesiana de Bolivia ha estado analizando los desafíos y proyectando las oportunidades, en torno a las diferentes opciones que ofrece el mundo digital, siempre en miras de cuidar lo más importante para nosotros:…

Brasil – Prefeitura e UniSALESIANO transformarão antigo PS municipal em ambulatório de especialidades

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – O prédio do antigo pronto-socorro municipal será revitalizado e transformado em ambulatório de especialidades por uma parceria entre o Centro Universitário Católico Salesiano Auxilium – UniSALESIANO e a Prefeitura de Araçatuba. O projeto foi anunciado no dia 24 de agosto, em visita do Reitor do UniSALESIANO, Pe. Luigi Favero, ao imóvel,…

Colombia – SALESIANA inició clases en el segundo semestre de 2020

    (Fundación Universitaria Salesiana, Bogotá) – Desde el 10 de agosto, y con apoyo en la virtualidad, las actividades académicas se reanudaron en la Fundación Universitaria SALESIANA, con el ingreso de un nuevo grupo de 17 estudiantes al programa de Química Farmacéutica, que se suman a los jóvenes que vienen cursando esta carrera desde…

Brazil – Biomedicina do UniSALESIANO participa de campanha mundial de testagem para Hepatite C

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – O Curso de Biomedicina do UniSALESIANO, por meio de docentes e alunos, está realizando testagem gratuita na população adulta de Araçatuba para detecção da Hepatite C, doença silenciosa que só apresenta sintomas quando avançada. Os testes começaram a ser aplicados no dia 24 e vão até o dia 26 de agosto.…

Brazil – UniSALESIANO doa mais de 80 cobertores aos índios das aldeias de Meruri e São Marcos

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – A Pastoral Universitária do UniSALESIANO promoveu uma campanha de inverno e arrecadou mais de 80 cobertores novos, que foram doados para os índios das aldeias de Meruri (Bororo) e São Marcos (Xavante), no Mato Grosso. A entrega dos cobertores de casal foi feita no dia 13 de agosto, pelo Pró-Reitor de Pastoral,…

Italy – Feast Day for 205th anniversary of Don Bosco’s birth

  (ANS – Turin) – On the feast day of Don Bosco, for the anniversary of his birth (16 August), the Rector Major took part in the Eucharistic concelebration which was held at Colle Don Bosco, in the temple dedicated to the saint. Usually, it is the Vicar’s task to preside over these moments, but…

Colombia – Maestros, héroes de la Educación

  (Fundación Universitaria Salesiana, Bogotá) – Todos nacemos con capacidades y talentos innatos que sin la intervención de la educación permanecerían dormidos, como plantas sin agua. Con la orientación de los padres y los maestros, la educación logra que esas condiciones de los seres humano sean cultivadas para que puedan crecer y desarrollarse. Además de…

Ecuador – Padre Juan Cárdenas Tapia, sdb. es el nuevo Rector de la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana del Ecuador

  (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) – El Consejo Superior de la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, presidido por el Padre Francisco Sánchez, sbd. Inspector de los Salesianos en Ecuador y Canciller de la UPS, designó como Rector al Padre Juan Alcides Cárdenas Tapia, sdb. Ph.D. para el periodo 2020 – 2025 durante la sesión virtual realizada este…

Ecuador – UPS solidaria con personal sanitario de hospital cuencano

  Es evidente que la pandemia causada por el COVID-19 perjudica a toda la población y a todos los sectores, sin embargo, el personal sanitario es el más afectado, a tal punto que muchos no regresan a sus casas por el temor de contagiar a sus familias o por sus jornadas extensas que no le…

Brazil – Reitoria do UniSALESIANO grava homenagem para o “Dia dos Pais” e volta às aulas

    (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – Membros da Reitoria do UniSALESIANO, o Reitor da Instituição, Pe. Luigi Favero, o Vice-Reitor e Diretor-Geral do campus de Lins, Pe. Paulo Vendrame, e o Pró-Reitor de Pastoral, Pe. Erondi Tamandaré, gravaram um vídeo em homenagem ao Dia dos Pais, que será celebrado no próximo domingo, dia 9 de agosto, e também para…

Brazil – Pesquisa feita por nutricionistas mostra aumento de estresse durante isolamento social

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – Uma pesquisa realizada pela ex-aluna do curso de Nutrição do UniSALESIANO, Fabiana de Aro, e pela docente do curso, Daniela Navarro D’Almeida Bernardo, mostrou um aumento no nível de estresse dos participantes durante o isolamento social provocado pela pandemia do novo coronavírus. No entanto, isso não refletiu no consumo desenfreado…

Ecuador – María Sol Villagómez Rodríguez se posesiona como nueva vicerrectora de la UPS sede Quito

  (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Quito) – El Consejo Superior de la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (UPS) presidido por el P. Francisco Sánchez, Inspector de los Salesianos en Ecuador y el P. Javier Herrán, Rector, designó como vicerrectora de la sede Quito a María Sol Villagómez, Ph.D, para el periodo 2020 – 2025 durante la sesión virtual…

Brasil – Agosto: mês do nascimento de Dom Bosco, fundador da Família Salesiana

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – Agosto é sempre festivo no UniSALESIANO: mês das vocações e do nascimento de São João Bosco (16 de agosto), fundador dos Salesianos. E, para comemorar, a Pastoral Universitária programou ações religiosas voltadas aos acadêmicos, colaboradores e à comunidade em geral. A visita da imagem de Dom Bosco foi iniciada no…

Brasil – Professor de Medicina do UniSALESIANO alerta: obesidade entre jovens é fator de risco para coronavírus

  (UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba e Lins) – A obesidade vem se configurando como o principal fator de risco para uma evolução mais séria na contaminação pelo novo coronavírus, na população mais jovem. O alerta foi dado pelo endocrinologista e docente do curso de Medicina do UniSALESIANO, Dr. Ângelo Jacomossi, durante palestra online, com o tema “Obesidade…

India – Salesian College Sonada offers Student Welfare Schemes in COVID-19 times

  (Salesian College Sonada, Kolkata) – The management of Salesian College Sonada in Darjeeling has not increased admission fees this year. The college is also offering scholarships in 06 categories, a total of 30 tuition fee waiver in each of the 13 departments in an effort to lighten parents’ financial burden in these COVID-19 times…

Philippines – Spiritus Vitae: Don Bosco Technical College Mandaluyong’s Helping Hand

Ascende Superius (Come Up to a Higher Place)!   (Don Bosco Technical College,  Mandaluyong) – DBTC has once again responded to the needs of the times through one of its latest projects, the Design, Development and Testing of 10 units of Low-Cost Ventilators based on the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Philippine Council for…

Brazil – Coordenador do curso de Direito do UniSALESIANO discute futuro da graduação com representantes de todo país

(UniSALESIANO, Araçatuba) – Coordenador do curso de Direito do UniSALESIANO de Araçatuba, Prof. Helton Simoncelli, participou da live com o tema “O Ensino Jurídico Pós Pandemia”, promovida no dia 21 de julho pelo advogado e professor de Direito, Leandro Eustáquio, e pela editora D’Plácido. Além de Simoncelli, debateram o tema da videoconferência outros dez coordenadores…

Africa – Leccionar em tempos de pandemia (ISDB)

  (Instituto Superior Dom Bosco – Maputo, Mozambique) – O processo de ensino e aprendizagem no período da pandemia, tem sido um grande desafio, pois encontrou todos (professores e estudantes) desprevenidos, bem como as autoridades reguladoras dos sistemas e subsistemas do ensino. Os formadores do ISDB apontam alguns desafios por eles enfrentados, relativamente vos à…

Papua New Guinea – Don Bosco Technological Institute Students Create Face Shields

(Don Bosco Technological Institute (DBTI), Port Moresby) – The staff and students of the Instrumentation Department of Don Bosco Technological Institute have designed improvised face shields as a preventive measure to protect and control the spread of COVID 19 in the institution. The materials used to make the improvised face shield are, plastic binder clip,…

Revista InUMES – Universidad Mesoamericana

REVISTA IN UMES Universidad Mesoamericana de Guatemala Regularmente, la palabra Investigación se suele tomar a la ligera dentro de las aulas universitarias, y no se le da la importancia que conlleva la misma. Las nuevas generaciones de jóvenes que hoy ingresan a la universidad, y que no traen bien cimentado este concepto, consideran que investigar…

Satisfação dos colaboradores do ISDB no exercício das suas funções em período da Pandemia

Para fazer face ao novo coronavírus, os colaboradores do Instituto superior Dom Bosco (ISDB) exercem suas funções tendo em conta as normas e procedimentos estabelecidos pelas autoridades de saúde, para a prevenção e combate a pandemia, manter distância de 1,5 metro um do outro, uso da máscara e a higienização das mãos com água e…

Presentación “Popol Wuj – Nueva traducción y Comentarios”

La Universidad Mesoamericana de Guatemala presenta la obra “Popol Wuj – Nueva traducción y comentarios“, la misma se constituye en el séptimo volumen de la colección “Estudios Mesoamericanos”. Esta es una contribución al campo de la investigación en nuestro país. Ingresa al enlace de la obra : https://issuu.com/mesoamericana/docs/popol_wuj_hipervinc_marc  

UniSALESIANO lança e-book interativo desenvolvido por docente do curso de Medicina

O UniSALESIANO inovou mais uma vez e lançou, recentemente, o e-book interativo “Princípios Elementares em Sistema Nervoso – Exame Neurológico”, de autoria do neurocirurgião e docente do curso de Medicina, Dr. Marco Túlio França. Pode-se dizer que a obra, gratuita, é uma das primeiras do país a unir o conteúdo com imagens e vídeos explicativos. Sua publicação se deu através…

Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador dona caretas de protección personal fabricadas por la Universidad Don Bosco

Como una iniciativa por apoyar al sector salud durante la emergencia por covid-19 en El Salvador, la Embajada de los Estados Unidos a través de su programa American Spaces sumó esfuerzos con la Universidad Don Bosco (UDB) para desarrollar un proyecto de fortalecimiento del personal de primera línea que labora en distintos hospitales del país.…

La EUSS recupera la actividad presencial con una jornada de puertas abiertas el 15 de julio

La Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià prepara el curso 2020-2021 con la previsión de que la actividad docente sea semipresencial. El Plan de contingencia del centro establece medidas de higiene, desinfección, protección y distanciamiento físico necesarias para evitar cadenas de contagio.   Barcelona, 9 de julio de 2020.- La Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià (EUSS)…

Universidad Don Bosco entrega nuevas becas para que jóvenes continúen su formación profesional

  La Universidad Don Bosco (UDB) de El Salvador continúa transformando vidas a través de la formación universitaria de la juventud salvadoreña. En esta oportunidad un grupo de 33 estudiantes recibieron por parte de la institución salesiana, en una emotiva ceremonia virtual, una beca académica que les permitirá continuar con sus estudios superiores y cumplir…

Curso de Lengua de Señas de la UDB El Salvador concluye su formación en modalidad virtual

  Curso de Lengua de Señas “Las barreras no existen”, es una de las frases dichas con mucha frecuencia entre las personas optimistas, que no se rinden en las dificultades cuando tienen sus metas muy determinadas. Este fue el caso de un grupo de 77 personas quienes en el mes de mayo finalizaron un módulo…

Revista InUmes No. 5 – Universidad Mesoamericana de Guatemala

REVISTA IN UMES Regularmente, la palabra Investigación se suele tomar a la ligera dentro de las aulas universitarias, y no se le da la importancia que conlleva la misma. Las nuevas generaciones de jóvenes que hoy ingresan a la universidad, y que no traen bien cimentado este concepto, consideran que investigar implica solamente entrar al…

La EUSS estrena el grado en Ingeniería de Automoción para contribuir a impulsar el sector

El objetivo es formar profesionales que lideren el salto tecnológico que necesita una industria estratégica para nuestra economía. Los graduados y graduadas serán capaces de operar en toda la cadena de valor, especialmente en los ámbitos de diseño, desarrollo, fabricación y logística de distribución. Barcelona, 30 de junio de 2020.- La Escola Universitària Salesiana de…

Firma de Convenio – Universidad Mesoamericana de Guatemala

Autoridades de la Universidad Mesoamericana de Guatemala  y del Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social firmaron  un convenio para la cooperación académica, con el objetivo de desarrollar integralmente acciones de coordinación institucional para la  implementación efectiva y sustentable de los diferentes programas de Pregrado y Postgrado de la Facultad de Medicina, promoviendo la cooperación…

Dicasterio de Pastoral Juvenil inicia actividades de Programación del Sexenio 2020-2026

  Con la celebración de una Eucaristía en la histórica habitación de Don Bosco que se encuentra junto a la Basílica del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús en Roma, el equipo del Dicasterio para la Pastoral Juvenil ha dado inicio a las actividades de animación de este sector. El P. Miguel Angel García, nuevo Consejero para…

RMG – New web portal of Salesian Institutions of Higher Education (IUS)

  After several months of work, the General Coordination of the Salesian Institutions of Higher Education (IUS) is pleased to present the new IUS web portal to the whole Congregation: www.ius-sdb.com  During the last IUS General Assembly (2016) the development of a specific Web Portal was outlined as one of the strategic guidelines to strengthen the…

Italy – Renewal of UPS Statutes and Regulations and new guidelines for next academic year

  Last 24 May, Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, in memory of the Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christians, the Grand Chancellor of the Salesian Pontifical University (UPS), Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, promulgated the General and Faculty Statutes and Regulations of the renewed Studies of the UPS. And the novelties do not end…

Argentina – UNISAL awards its first graduates during times of Pandemic

  For the first time in its history, the Universidad Salesiana  awarded degrees to its first seven graduates. In this particular context, the Faculty of Law handed the degrees to new lawyers who had completed their course between December 2019 and March of this year. The administrative event was held at the Rectorate of UNISAL,…

UNISAL’S educational community responds to the pandemic with solidarity

  Paying attention to the needs of each region, the initiatives were focused human dignity and the fight against coronavirus   The Salesian University Center of São Paulo, has decided to cooperate with the  educational community during the covid-19 pandemic. Even with social distancing, virtual classes, UNISAL  has decided to take several actions that teach…

The Network of Salesian Institutions of Higher Education and Interculturality (RIUSI) held its first online discussion.

  On Wednesday, May 20, the first online discussion  entitled “Health crisis, indigenous people and immigrants: fighting racism and inequality from within the University” was held. RIUSI which initiated 2019, brings together three Salesian Institutions in combined work: the Salesian Polytechnic University (UPS) of Ecuador, the Don Bosco Catholic University (UCDB) of Campo Grande, Brazil,…

Ecuador – Students of the university residence, 47 stories that give face to the pandemic

  Hope, sadness, concern, uncertainty are feelings shared by the 47 intercultural students of the Salesian Polytechnic University (UPS) who would have been sharing laughter, books, and notes, if the COVID – 19 health emergency had not occurred. The students house  is located at the Intercultural University Residence located in the south of Quito. Out…

India – Shillong Salesians working against spread of Covid-19 virus

The Salesians of the Shillong Province (INS) have taken action to help the most needy and vulnerable people of the cities and villages located in the states of Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, and in some areas of Assam (Silchar ) in the northeastern region of India. Although the region is not among the worst affected by…

El Salvador – Gesture of solidarity arises from prank: “Hey, thanks, we already have lunch!”

  What started as a prank has become a precious gesture of love and solidarity. It all started when, in this period of isolation, Jeaders Guardado, a graphics student of the “Universidad Don Bosco” (UDB) launched a playful challenge on his Facebook account in which he said he would shave his hair if his post…

Challenges for Salesian Education: Experiences and Reflections from IUS

    The book “Challenges for Salesian Education: Experiences and Reflections from IUS” was presented by the  IUS Education Group, which is made up of professionals from the Salesian Institutions of Higher Education (IUS). The book was published by the University Editorial Abya Yala – UPS and coordinated by María Sol Villagómez, Renato Soffner,Alessio Rocchi…

Ecuador – UPS, medics and institutions cooperate during sanitary crisis

  In the face of the global health emergency that has paralyzed the country due to the infection of more than 1,403 people, the Salesian Polytechnic University of Ecuador (UPS) took the initiative of students and teachers, along with the Universidad Tecnológico Particular de Loja (UTPL) and the Pontifica Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE), to…

Brazil – “Solidarity Quarantine” of UniSalesian of Araçatuba

  The course in Medicine of the Salesian University “UniSalesiano” in Araçatuba, has launched the campaign “Solidarity quarantine – everyone is responsible for everyone.” It aims to collect food and hygiene products to donate to 150 families in need in the city. The idea is to offer the minimum survival conditions for people who have…