UCU renews partnership with Japan IT company :: Urdaneta City University
A firm partnership. Atty. Dar A. Diga and Mr. Yasuo Sugitani seal the deal with a firm handshake as a symbol of a fruitful agreement between UCU and Easycom Japan Philippines, Inc.

Easycom Japan Philippines, Inc. reinstated its collaboration with Urdaneta City University after their officials signed a memorandum of agreement on internship and employability among IT-related graduating students on March 8, 2021.


Prof. Johanns Rabago, the Dean of the College of Information and Technology Education (CITE), kicked off the program by giving a brief background about the company and on their previous partnership experience.

Agreed and official. Mr. Yasuo Sugitani signs the MOA for the partnership of Easy
com Japan Philippines, Inc. with UCU for the benefit of IT-related students.  This is witnessed by Dean Johanns Rabago of CITE. 


According to Rabago, Easycom Japan Philippines, Inc. aims to provide quality on-the-job training that will prepare students to become competitive candidates for employment in the field of technology and other related courses. Based on the standards of the company, UCU will endorse qualified students to undergo the 486 hours on-the-job training. The company’s collaboration with UCU started in 2018, and seeks to strengthen this partnership through the said agreement. 

Inking the deal. Atty. Dar A. Diga and Mr. Yasuo Sugitani sign the MOA between their respective organizations.


On the said visit, Mr. Yasuo Sugitani, the President of Easycom Japan Philippines, Inc., stated that the company is on search of a character school wherein they could share their expertise.

The search for a character school. In his speech, Mr. Yasuo Sugitani remarks that UCU is their choice of a partner school because of its reputation of being a character-honed institution.

“Easycom Japan is looking for a school that has character, that’s why we chose Urdaneta City University,” said Sugitani at the UCU Conference Hall. On behalf of the administration, Atty. Diga expressed his gratitude to the company.

A custom of respect. Aside from the official signing of the agreement, both executives exchanged their business cards, known as “Meishi (may-shee)” in Nihonggo, as a symbol of the renewal of the academic partnership.

“The success of an endeavor is in the will to do it. We feel so gratified by this endeavor. I’m very grateful that the officials from Easycom Japan are here in the university,” said Diga.


-Joanne Lorraine L. Puga