In a landmark move reinforcing its dedication to excellence and community partnership, Isabela State University President Dr. Ricmar P. Aquino, along with Roxas Campus officials led by Campus Administrator Dr. Rosalyn L. Bautista, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Regional Director PBGen. Christopher C. Birung of Philippine National Police Region 02. The signing took place on May 27, 2024, at Police Regional Office 02, Camp Marcelo A. Adduru, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. This significant agreement centers on the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Internship Program.

This collaboration is a testament to Isabela State University’s unwavering commitment to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 4 (Quality Education). By offering high-quality, practical learning opportunities, the university ensures its students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their careers. The internship program aligns with SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), providing students with invaluable work experience that enhances their employability and professional growth.

Moreover, this partnership fortifies SDG 16 (Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions). By joining forces with the Philippine National Police, the university contributes to building a more resilient and robust societal framework. This collaboration also exemplifies SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), showcasing the power of strategic alliances in achieving shared objectives.

Isabela State University’s initiative underscores its role as a beacon of quality education and a strong advocate for sustainable development. This agreement not only benefits the students but also strengthens the bonds between educational institutions and law enforcement agencies, paving the way for a brighter, more secure future.

Through this strategic partnership, Isabela State University continues to lead the way in providing exemplary education while fostering meaningful community engagements and promoting sustainable progress.