Office of the City Mayor of Vigan City has inked a memorandum of agreement with the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Center for Continuing Professional Education and Development (CCPED), Center for the Conservation of Cultural Properties & the Environment in the Tropics (CCCPET), and the United Architects of the Philippines, Inc. (UAP) last April 13, 2012 for the conduct of the 2nd Certified Heritage Building Conservation Specialist Course (CHBCSC) to be held in Vigan City, a program that will provide continuing education for professional architects in the northern region of the Philippines. Shown in the photo during the MOA signing ceremony at the UST Graduate School in Manila are (from left) UST CCCPET Director, Assoc. Prof. Eric Zerrudo; City Mayor of Vigan City, Hon. Eva Marie S. Medina; Engr. Delfin R. Jacob, CCPED Director; and UAP Professional Development Commission Head, Arch. Leah P. Dela Rosa.