The Undersecretary of Higher Education, Verónica Figueroa, visited the Rancagua Campus to inaugurate the academic year of the UOH School of Social Sciences.
During his visit he highlighted the role of universities in their territories and at the same time how they are conditioned and transformed by the different local realities. “The role played by the social sciences is very relevant in providing different perspectives to complex problems and enabling links with communities.”
The former UOH professor and also former vice president of the University Senate of the University of Chile, shared the activity with the Rector Rafael Correa; the Provost, Fernanda Kri; the Vice President for Administration and Finance, Javier Pino; the dean of the School of Social Sciences, Álvaro Astudillo; school careers, teachers and students.
“It will always be a pleasure to visit our universities, state universities, especially UOH, which is one of the latest universities created by law and, which has responded to the needs of its communities, and, therefore, the project that brings them together. it’s a challenge. I had the honor of participating in the creation of the career of the Public Administration, and I saw how much this institution has grown, which is enriched by a lively educational community ”, commented the Undersecretary.
For his part, the director of the School of Social Sciences, Álvaro Astudillo, stressed that the visit of the undersecretary to the UOH, “is a real pride, it was an exceptional speech, which referred to what we seek as a School and development of the role of Social Sciences professionals to approach and contribute to the territories “