Over 5,000 volumes on Different Subject Matter
Banco Popular Dominicano made a donation of over 5,000 volumes to the Library of the Universidad Central del Este -UCE, (Eastern Central University - UCE) at an event attended by the dean of the institution, Dr. José Hazim Frappier, faculty staff, professors as well as students and other public figures of the community. Also attending, were executives of our financial institution, headed by Mr. José Mármol, Vice President of Public Relations and Communications Department.
The books donated to UCE were formerly part of the collection of the Library of the Human Resources Department of Banco Popular Dominicano. The employees of our institution made use of these books for many years; the contents of the volumes is mainly focused on the subjects of business administration, management and finances, judicial sciences, human resources management, history and Latin-American and world literature.
Dr. José Hazim Frappier, dean of Universidad Central del Este (UCE), expressed his appreciation to Banco Popular for its contribution toward the enhancement of the training and knowledge resources available to the faculty and students body of the University, while highlighting the long-term relation and continued collaboration that our financial institution has always rendered the University.
Likewise Mr. Miguel Phipps, author and Director of the UCE Editorial Board, emphasized the importance of the donation which strengthens the bibliographic resources of the UCE Library, by making available over 5,000 additional new volumes for the learning, research and creativity endeavors of both professors and students of the university.
On his part Mr. José Mármol, Vice President of Public Relations and Communications Department at Popular, made special reference to the prevalence made by University del Este on the intellectual growth and socio economic development of the country’s Eastern region and that of its population.
In concluding, Mr. José Mármol emphasized the commitment of Banco Popular toward the strengthening and proficiency of Dominican education, both at basic and elementary schooling as well as at higher education levels, given the incidence that quality-training exerts over the development of future professionals and its crucial impact on the country’s competitiveness and socio-economic development.