Universidad Valle del Momboy
University description (as per official university website)
The university was done is an institution of higher education in the community with nonprofit, which is known for its entrepreneurial spirit, for its innovative and flexible, the new challenges of knowledge and commitment to sustainable human development and endogenous development.
Within the framework of its purposes, the University's mission is proposed:
Promote ethical and quality relevant processes conducive to sustainable human development through:
- The integral formation of highly participatory, competent and enterprising.
- Research on social relevance.
- The active interaction with the environment.
It is the fruit of efforts by various sectors of civil society Trujillo, who longed for a university own state before the arrival of the XXI century, which corresponded to take the steps for the establishment of a university extension program which meets the educational needs environment and gain the experience needed for further processing at the University itself.
This concern was generously hosted by the Universidad Rafael Urdaneta (URU) based in the city of Maracaibo. After nine years of experience and fruitful work, university extension becomes the new university.
In October 1996 he was the Civil Association "university was done" and presented to the National Council of Universities (CNU) studies that support this transformation. On October 1, 1997, published in Official Gazette No. 36,303 authorizing the President of the Republic for its operation. On October 17, 1997 are logged in the Constitutive Act, the Constitution and the respective Official Gazette, which was officially the university was done as an autonomous entity.
This institution is named Momboy River Valley, which Cuicas language of the ancient (pre-Columbian inhabitants of this land) means "river of foam," and today is a very beautiful little valley with a pleasant climate and vast importance history, where the University will build its main campus. It is immediately south of the city of Valera, the main city of Trujillo state, Venezuela, where this city has its provisional seat.
A community college in the service of sustainable human development.
Promote ethical and quality relevant processes conducive to sustainable human development, through the formation of highly participatory, competent and enterprising, socially relevant research and interaction with the environment.
- We are a caring and innovative
- We are a community of Christian humanist-inspired
- We seek Quality
- Developing entrepreneurship
- We are an ethical leadership
- We work with honesty
Reason for Being
The university community has as its fundamental commitment "Getting to be a caring community, entrepreneurship and sustainable."
The challenges the world of knowledge are diverse, but in our reality challenges us poverty and all its consequences of ignorance, inequality and corruption. Overcoming poverty requires greater solidarity, greater economic prosperity, greater social inclusion, public policy and higher levels of active citizenship.
The university community must be committed to these processes through its teaching, research and extension. These functions must be addressed with programs relevant to the reality that we have and with which we build, flexible in their curriculum components, innovative from the pedagogical point of view, able to meet increased demands, or distance.
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1. Creating spaces for learning Vanguardia DHS.
2. DHS commit to UVM environment.
3. Being a university reference DHS.
4. Operate on its own premises by 2008.