ASCOT Holds In-House Review 2015

The Winners of ASCOT Annual Agency In-House Review 2015 together with the  Evaluators and ASCOT Officials

The Winners of ASCOT Annual Agency In-House Review 2015 together with the Evaluators and ASCOT Officials

The ASCOT Research and Development Office conducted the Annual Agency In-House Review of On-going and Completed Research Projects 2015 last Friday, August 14, 2015 at the ICTC Audio Visual Room, ASCOT Zabali Campus, Baler, Aurora.

This year’s In-house Review featured 13 research projects under the Research Category, Development Category and Thesis Category which were evaluated by three experts from the Central Luzon State University (CLSU): Dr. Romeo B. Gavino, Chair, Department of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering, Dr. Federico O. Perez, Dean, College of Agriculture, and Professor Tomas D. Gajete, Project Leader, Smarter Approaches to Reinvigorate Agriculture as an Industry(SARAI-DOST), who also served as the Chairman of the Board of Evaluators.

Each participant’s research projects were presented during the whole day activity and were judged by the evaluators based on creativity, originality, quality of work, significance of findings, the manuscript and presentation. Winning entries were commended through Cash Prizes and Certificate of Recognitions.

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ASCOT Forestry Department Pays Tribute to the New Foresters

New ASCOT's Licensed Foresters 2015

New ASCOT’s Licensed Foresters 2015

The Department of Forestry and Environmental Sciences congratulates the twenty-four new Licensed Foresters in a recognition ceremony held last August 10, 2015 during the celebration of the 15th Annual Forestry Week.

The activity aimed to acknowledged and recognized the performance and achievements of the graduates in the recently concluded August 2015 Licensure Examination for Foresters administered in the cities of Manila, Cagayan De Oro and
Davao last August 2-3, 2015.

The event was highlighted by the distribution of certificate of recognition to the new Foresters.

1.Alibudbud, Mark Belen
2.Agpoon, Rizaldie Agayap
3.Apellido, Manilyn Marcial
4.Arcilla, Alona Garcia
5.Baturi, Sugar Valdez
6.Capingian, Remy Sabe
7.De mayo, Jonathan Rivera
8.Domingo, Noveliza Gatchalian
9.Escobar, Jasmin Delos Santos
10.Ferreras, Joseph Mikko Delos Santos
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FREEDOM CARAVANS VISITS ACOT

ASCOT Students  together with the Young Volunteers of the FREEDOM Caravan

ASCOT Students together with the Young Volunteers of the FREEDOM Caravan

A group of young volunteers visited ASCOT with the goal of igniting the patriotism and volunteerism within the students of the college. In a more specific objective, the group targets to encourage the students to take steps in protecting our motherland peace and sovereignty.

The one-day event is highlighted by speeches and testimonies from the visitors, who come from different walks of life – students, young professional, and youth leaders. They discussed the history of territorial dispute and the status of the case. There were also testimonies and encouragement that each individual may take to contribute in the case and even in the growth of the Philippines as a whole.

“This is not just about the Scarborough, nor just the Kalayaan islands, but this is also about the security of our generation and the generations to come.”- Mariel Ipan

Freedom Caravan is part of “Kalayaan Atin Ito Movement!” which is divided in multiple phases. The different phases showcase different activities that will be heading to a grand event to be held Nov 30, 2015 where the International Tribunal for the Law of the Seas (ITLOS) is bound to give its decision. Finale’ will be a mass gathering of different participants from all the provinces of the country. Each province will have one boat to represent, capable of navigating in the different islands in Pawalan regions including the controversial Kalayaan grp of islands.

For more information please visit this site “Kalayaan Atin Ito Movement!”

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ASCOT Officials Join PSUCCESS’ 2015 Annual National Conference

PSUCCESS' 2015 Annual National Conference. Theme: "Strengthening K to 12: A Bridge to ASEAN Integration". July 15-17, 2015.

PSUCCESS’ 2015 Annual National Conference. Theme: “Strengthening K to 12: A Bridge to ASEAN Integration”. July 15-17, 2015.

In preparation with the implementation of K to 12 Program and with the ASEAN Integration, five ASCOT Officials headed by the College President, Dr. Doracie B. Zoleta-Nantes, together with Dr. Amelia A. Picart, Prof. Antonio D. Bolivar III, Engr. Mayreen V. Amazona and Mrs. Aracelie A. Bitancor, attended the 2015 Annual National Conference of the Philippine Schools, Universities, and Colleges Computer Education and Systems Society held last
July 15-17, 2015 at the Philippine Normal University, Taft Avenue, Manila.

The event was graced with the presence of Hon. Gil S. Beltran, Undersecretary and Chief Economist, Department of Finance, and Hon. Roman T. Romulo, Congressman, Committee on Higher and Technical Education who both served as the Keynote Speakers for the occasion. Their talks centered on the theme, “ICT Initiatives and the Philippine Educational Reforms towards ASEAN Integration: Issues, Concerns and Challenges”.

The three-day conference main objective is to update the participants on the latest development on the K to 12 Program of the government and to acquaint them on how convergence of creative minds in ICT can promote global competitiveness especially in the ASEAN region.

Several topics on Strengthening K-12 implementation and ASEAN Integration were discussed and supplemented with open forum in plenary sessions. The Manila Times College President, Dr. Isagani R. Cruz presented an informative discussion on K to 12 Updates and Latest Developments. Moreover,sessions on the Present Trends and Challenges of eLearning and Mobility of Skills in the ASEAN Region was addressed by Dr. Pierangelo B. Angelo from the Resource for Educators and Academic Professionals and Mr. Jonathan D. De Luzuriaga, Philippine Software Industry Association President respectively. In addition, Dr. Raymundo P. Arcega, Executive Vice President of the University of Makati talked on the Outcomes-Based Education in the Context of the ASEAN Integration and Mr. Marlo Q. Carag of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines talked over the Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of ASEAN Integration. Meanwhile, Dr. Adela J. Ruiz, President, Nutrition-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines and Mr. Arbe E. Olandres, Founder and Editor in Chief of Yugatech.com also delivered their respective talks on Health and Wellness in the Information Age and Influence of Blogging in the ASEAN Region.

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