• The ABCU Foundation
    We are an organization that seeks to create a network between the former students of Andrés Bello Catholic University living in the United States. We are also looking for the promotion of the relationships between UCAB, the organizations related to it and other universities that pursuit higher knowledge through joint projects.
  • La UCAB cerca de ti
    La creación de ABCU Foundation te permite estar cerca de la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello y disfrutar de sus beneficios, fortalezas, y sobre todo, la calidad educativa que ya conoces
  • Pedimos tu ayuda
    Con tu contribución queremos garantizar que otros puedan tener la misma oportunidad de formación de calidad que tuviste en su oportunidad. Todos podemos contribuir.
  • Lo que queremos
    Somos una organización que busca crear una red de ex alumnos de la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello en los Estados Unidos, así como impulsar las relaciones entre la UCAB, relacionados y otras universidades en la búsqueda del conocimiento superior por medio de proyectos conjuntos.

The ABCU Foundation

 

We are an organization that seeks to create a network between the former students of Andrés Bello Catholic University living in the United States. We are also looking for the promotion of the relationships between UCAB, the organizations related to it and other universities that pursuit higher knowledge through joint projects.

UCAB, your home

We contribute to your comprehensive education within the Christian conception of life, considering its personal and community aspects.

Our Mission

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  • To contribute to the comprehensive education of the university youth within the Christian conception of life, considering their personal and community aspects.
  • To strive for accelerating the process of national development, creating consciousness of the country’s problematic and promoting development willingness. Consequently, the promotion of all human resources and, particularly, of youth would be of highly importance because we aim to achieve the development of every human as a whole.
  • To work for the integration of Latin-American in order to protect and enrich its common historical and cultural heritage. To promote mutual comprehension and rapprochement of nations in our continent. To safeguard the implementation of social justice. To overcome prejudices and contrasts that divide nations. And finally, to establish the peace founded in the core of ecumenical humanism.
  • To irradiate the university’s action, especially in the marginalized communities of the nation.
  • To promote Sciences dialogue between themselves, and also with Philosophy and Theology in order to achieve the universal, comprehensive and higher knowledge that makes sense to the university endeavor.

Objectives and Activities

Objectives

  • To create a network between the former students of Universidad Católica Andrés Bello living in the United States.
  • To promote the relationships between UCAB and other universities in the US in order to pursuit higher knowledge through joint projects and through the exchange of information, students and professors, when possible.
  • To provide financial support to UCAB members and professors who desire to engage in post-grade studies in a university in the US.
  • To build connections with organizations in the US which are in charge of education and interesting related matters. Also, to create links with those organizations and people who require professional services regarding training, professionalization, specialization and high quality solutions to problems and needs, based on the knowledge and experiences derivative from UCAB activities: investigation, teaching and extension.
  • To provide information and support for the alumni and other people in the US who are interested in UCAB’s activities.
  • To obtain contributions from former students and UCAB’s friends in order to finance projects such as the scholarship fund.

Activities

  • Meetings between the authorities, representatives of the universities and former students living in the US in order to strengthen the links between them.
  • Virtual gatherings to cover academic content and current affairs.
  • Current information about Universidad Católica Andrés Bello.

We support UCAB

 

Andrés Bello Catholic University Foundation was created specially to support and contribute to the achievements of UCAB’s objectives. We have set the goal of gathering one million dollars during the next five years. This amount will be allocated to support UCAB in the following way:

  • Contribution for the scholarship fund for less favored students: US$100,000.00
  • Technological resources for the Communication, Technology and Information laboratories: US$500,000.00
  • Creation of a support fund for investigation: US$ 200,000.00
  • Creation of a support fund for professors training, professionalization and specialization that involves academic exchange: US$ 200,000.00

How to contribute

 

Si usted desea contribuir con UCAB Foundation, se ponen a su disposición los siguientes mecanismos:
Nombre legal: ANDRES BELLO CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION INC.
Tipo de organización: Non-profit/ tax- exempt organization.
Dirección: 7900 Oak Lane Suite 400. Miami Lakes. Fl 33016
Correo electrónico: info@ucabfoundation.org
E.I.N.: 81-5120279
1) CHEQUES A NOMBRE
de: ANDRES BELLO CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION INC
2) DEPÓSITOS O TRANSFERENCIAS
Banco: Mercantil Commercebank N.A. Número de cuenta: 8304183906
Número de ABA: 067010509. Número SWIFT: MNBMUS33
Dirección: 220 Alhambra Circle. Coral Gables. Florida 33134, USA.
Teléfono: 3056291260
3) CROWFUNDING (las contribuciones por esta vía no serán deducibles del Impuesto Sobre la Renta)
NOTAS:
1) La Andres Bello Catholic University
Foundation Inc., fue incorporada al    IRS en septiembre, 2016.
2) Actualmente se encuentra en fase final para la obtención de exención de IRS.
3) Por todas las contribuciones que sean recibidas se otorgará un recibo según lo estipulado por la oficina de IRS.

Contact us


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If you are in the US, you can contact us at:

7900 Oak Lane, Suite 400, Miami Lakes, Florida, 33016

Phone number: 786-456-5000
Fax: 786-456-5001

And, if you are in Venezuela at:

Final Av Teheran. UCAB. Edif. Servicios Centrales. Piso 3
Fundación Andrés Bello
Phone number: +582124074488

Executives: 

  • Francisco José Virtuoso- Rector of UCAB fjvirtuoso@ucab.edu.ve
  • Gustavo García- Administrative Vice Rector of UCAB ggarcia@ucab.edu.ve
  • Magaly Vásquez- Secretary-General of UCAB mvasquez@ucab.edu.ve
  • Débora Cordero Rivero- Executive Director of Fundación Andrés Bello dcordero@ucab.edu.ve
  • Lizbeth Sánchez Meneses- Director of Secretariado de Relaciones Internacionales UCAB (International Relations Secretariat) lsanchez@ucab.edu.ve
  • Rafael Pinto Prada-  Graduate of UCAB rafael.pinto@gmail.com