Last week, Juan Ciscomani, Governor Ducey’s Senior Advisor for Regional and International Affairs, represented the Governor and the Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) in Hermosillo, Sonora joining University of Arizona President Dr. Robert Robbins. The delegation focused on promoting the drive for innovation in higher education.
President Robbins and UNISON President Enrique Velázquez signed agreements to build collaborative efforts on technological and academic advances between UA and UNISON. President Robbins’ strong support of the Arizona/Sonora relationship complements Governor Ducey's shared goals with Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich. Together, both Governors leverage resources that will drive innovation in the region and provide unique cross-border educational opportunities for students in both states.
Under Governor Ducey's leadership, the AMC has been focused on facilitating partnerships between Arizona and Sonora universities to expand tourism, research, and entrepreneurship, among other areas. This new partnership between the UA and UNISON supports these efforts. The delegation visit also contributes to Governor Ducey's ongoing efforts to strengthen Arizona's ties to Mexico. Juan sat down with Sonora press to answer questions about Arizona’s strong relationship with Sonora. Click here to view article on interview.
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