March 5, 2021

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UPR will resume operations tomorrow after the passage of storm Isaías


The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) will resume its operations tomorrow, Friday, July 31, at regular hours because the National Hurricane Center canceled the tropical storm warning for the country, Tonight its president reported Jorge Haddock.

In addition, left without effect the academic and administrative recess that he decreed last Tuesday.

“At this time, the face-to-face activities are minimal, since most The tasks are carried out remotely and we are in a period of decreased tasks. However, we ask supervisors and teachers to be flexible with those facing particular situations related to the effects of the storm. The security of our university community is the priority, " indicated in written statements.

The president reported that today he held a videoconference with his team and all the rectors of the university system to find out the status of each of the units.

“We request preliminary reports and, once the weather conditions allow, the damage evaluations and the corresponding claim process will be carried out. At the moment, the Mayagüez University Campus is the most affected by the rains registered in the area. The rector, Dr. Agustín Rullán, is supervising the situation, " indicated the president.

" We are making a large investment in the University infrastructure to improve the student experience. So it is extremely important to take the measures required to rehabilitate the buildings and that the plan that we have drawn up does not affect it, "he added.

Also, Haddock showed his solidarity with the people affected by the atmospheric phenomenon.



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