Miriam College (MC), a premier learning institution in the Philippines, is hosting the 25th Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) Annual Conference. It will be held on 27-29 September 2017 with the theme, “Rethinking Communication in a Resurgent Asia.”
The lead unit host is Miriam College’s Department of Communication, recognized as one of the country’s Centers of Development in Communication by the Philippine Commission on Higher Education in 2016.
Miriam College is a long-standing partner of AMIC. Large delegations of its faculty members and students represented the school as participants and paper presenters at previous AMIC conferences.
Dr. Ma. Margarita A. Acosta, MC Department of Communication chairperson, is both a member of the AMIC Board of Management (BoM) and one of the Centre’s country representatives in the Philippines. Immediate past MC Department of Communication chairperson, Prof. Lynda C. Garcia, also served as country representative.
“Time and again, our partnership with AMIC has provided our students and faculty the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with communication research experts and peers in Asia and beyond,” said Miriam College President Dr. Rosario O. Lapus. “It is an honor for Miriam College to host this year’s international conference and provide the venue for more innovative learning and collaboration.”
Miriam (formerly Maryknoll) College is a non-profit, non-stock Catholic educational institution that offers basic, tertiary, postgraduate, and adult education programs for girls and young women. It supports specialized centers in the fields of social development, peace education, environment studies, and women’s empowerment. These centers are engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach, and advocacy.
The school has just recently celebrated its 90th anniversary. Rooted in the Maryknoll tradition of trailblazing, Miriam College continues to produce women leaders in service of the nation and the world.