BASIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT STUDENT QUALIFIES FOR NSPC 2019


February 1, 2019

Reign Jazmine Almazan, one of our Basic Education Department students, qualified in the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) that was held at Lingayan, Pangasinan, on January 28–February 1.

Almazan competed in the feature writing category, after placing second in the Regional Schools Press Conference that was held on October 6, 2018 at Marikina National High School. She is the third NSPC qualifier from our university.

Over 5 000 campus journalists from all over the country participated in individual, group, and school paper contest categories that aim to enhance their journalistic and writing skills.

 
 

DLSAU HOSTS CEAP-NCR STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE FOURTH LEARNING SESSION


January 24, 2019

Last January 24, the university hosted the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines–National Capital Region Student Affairs Committee-organized Fourth Learning Session at The Forum. The event was attended by discipline officers and student affairs coordinators representing the Archdiocese of Manila and the seven local dioceses.

Three resource speakers were invited to talk about the following topics: current legal issues in student affairs (discussed by Atty. Josephus Jimenez), sexuality in the Catholic perspective (discussed by Fr. Joel Jason from San Carlos Seminary), and gender development and gender mainstreaming (discussed by Mr. Merian Aldea of the Philippine Psychological Society).

The said activity aims to empower and equip Student Affairs practitioners from basic and tertiary education with knowledge and practical approaches to deal with complex and diverse legal situations related to student affairs. It also aims to provide a venue for a secular discussion on sexuality, as well as an opportunity to increase awareness on gender and development and appreciation of gender mainstreaming.

 
 

OFFICIALS FROM TWO SOUTH KOREAN UNIVERSITIES VISIT DLSAU


January 21 and 23, 2019

Officials from two South Korean universities—University College of Ulsan and Kyungnam University—visited the university last January 21 and 23 to discuss possible collaboration and cooperation opportunities, and strengthen existing ties between our university and their institutions.

Mr. Jeongsok Heo (President), Mr. Jungho Suh (Human Resources Development Head), Mr. Yeonjoo Lee (Institute of Global Education Head), and Mr. Cheolhoi King (Global Education Center Adjunct Professor) of the University College of Ulsan visited on January 21, whereas Dr. Chun Ha Sung (Vice President), Dr. Park Sung Kwan (Kyungnam University Language Center – Philippines Director), and Mr. Byeong Gyu Kang (Office of External Affairs General Manager) visited on January 23. The officials were met by President Dr. Bjorn Santos and Chancellor Mr. Christopher Polanco.

University College of Ulsan is a private university located in Mugeo-dong, Ulsan, South Korea, whereas Kyungnam University is a private university in Changwon, South Gyeongsang, South Korea.

 
 

DLSAU EXPLORES POSSIBLE PARTNERSHIP WITH TANGHALANG PILIPINO FOR ARTIST WORKSHOP


January 22, 2019

Representatives from Tanghalang Pilipino Inc (TPI), the resident theater company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, visited the university last January 22 for an initial discussion on the possible offering of an artist workshop at our university.

The artist workshop, titled Art Educators’ Master’s Class, is a seven-day intensive workshop which enables participants to be artistically and culturally ready to meet the demands of education and art institutions. It uses history, theories, and workshops which are focused on the seven arts and is grounded on Filipino values.

Present during the meeting were Artistic Director Mr. Fernando Josef, Ms. Jenny Bonto, and Mr. Remus Villanueva from TPI. President Dr. Bjorn Santos, Vice Chancellor for Academics and Research Dr. Bernardo Sepeda, and Graduate Studies Consultant Dr. Cecilia Sabio attended on behalf of our university.

The Art Educators’ Master’s Class is a joint project spearheaded by TPI, Artists Welfare Project, Inc and Dalubhasaan para sa Edukasyon, Sining, at Kultura.

 
 

DLSAU SIGNS MOA WITH WORK AND COMMUNITY IMMERSION PARTNERS FOR SHS WORK IMMERSION PROGRAM


January 22, 2019

Last January 22, the university signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with 12 companies who will become work and community immersion partners for the Work Immersion Program for our Senior High School (SHS) students.

The MoA signing, which was held at the President’s Conference Room, was attended by representatives from Shakey’s Pizza, ABS-CBN Corporation, ZMG Media Production Company, Optimum Minds Media Productions, and Brgy. Catmon. President Dr. Bjorn Santos, Chancellor Christopher Polanco, Vice Chancellor for Academics and Research Dr. Bernardo Sepeda, and Vice Chancellor for Students and Mission Dr. Marie Allison Parpan were also present during the meeting.

The Work Immersion Program is one of the requirements that SHS students must meet for graduation. Through it, SHS students will be exposed to work environments related to their specialization that will enhance their technical, communications, and human relations skills.

 
 

DLSAU TECHVOC STUDENT-SCHOLAR BAGS GOLD MEDAL IN TESDA CAMANAVA DISTRICT SKILLS COMPETITION


January 17-18, 2019

Jan Jetro Samonte, one of our Technical-Vocational Education student-scholars, bagged the gold medal in the Restaurant Services category of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) CaMaNaVa District Skills Competition that was held last January 17–18 at our university. Samonte was coached by one of our TESDA-accredited trainers, Ms. Maryrose Cruz.

Samonte finished the four-month Food and Beverage Services NC II course last September 2018. The said course equips individuals with skills and competencies that will allow them to serve guests in various food and beverage service facilities. After attaining the national qualification and being awarded a National Certificate for the course, individuals may be employed as food and beverage service attendants or waitstaff.

 
 

LRC CONDUCTS TURNITIN HANDS-ON TRAINING SESSIONS FOR ADMINISTRATORS AND FACULTY


January 4 and 18, 2019

Two Turnitin hands-on training sessions for administrators and faculty were organized by the Learning Resource Center last January 4 and 18. The first session, facilitated by Turnitin Sales Executive and Product Specialist Mr. Nelvin Ace Abanto at LSB Room 608, was attended by 38 faculty members from the four colleges. The second session, facilitated by Library Audiovisual and Electronic Resource Services Coordinator Mr. Michael Rivera at the ITC Computer Laboratory, was participated in by nine administrators.

Turnitin, launched in 1997, is a web-based plagiarism detection service which identifies plagiarism by checking submitted documents against more than 65 billion web pages, one billion student papers, and leading library databases and publications.