2014 Civil Engineering Board Passers
Eighteen out of twenty-six examinees from Aurora State College of Technology, successfully passed the December 2014 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination administered in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao and Lucena last December 6-7, 2014. The ASCOT Passing rate of 69.23% was once again higher than the national passing rate of 49.48%.
The newest additions to the list of ASCOT’s pride are:
- Engr. Rachele Ritual Aquil
- Engr. Euron Kieth Villapando Bonifacio
- Engr. Florenz Zaira Bacquel Buenconsejo
- Engr. Queennie Domingo Caballes
- Engr. John Paul Doringo Dumandal
- Engr. Gracelyn Balmores Gonzales
- Engr. Lenny Marie Paula De Guzman Pascua
ASCOT Alumni Homecoming
The Association of Aurora State College of Technology Alumni, Inc. successfully held the ASCOT Grand Alumni Homecoming with the theme, “ASCOT Alumni; Pride and Performance, Now and Beyond”, last December 29, 2014 at the Sentro Baler, Baler, Aurora.
A motorcade from the ASCOT, Zabali Campus to the Sentro Baler heralded the 2nd Grand Alumni Homecoming and the First Outstanding Alumni Awards of ASCOT in its two decades of existence. Graduates from all its Departments flocked to the venue to participate in the event. The homecoming program immediately followed after, during which Alumni President, Hon. Danilo S. Enguerra gave the welcome remarks. Challenges, inspiration, gratitude, love, and success were the themes of the messages delivered by Dr. Evi Q. Fontanos, VPAA and Alumni Adviser in her inspirational message and Dr. Eutiquio L. Rotaquio, Jr, Director for Research in ASCOT and an ASCOT Alumnus, in his keynote address.
ASCOT Officials during the Awarding Ceremony of the DOLE Youth Entrepreneurship Support Grant for the establishment of HRM Cafeteria
Engr. Pedro S. Fernando Jr.,Chief, Department of Labor and Employment awards the Youth Entrepreneurship Support Grant amounting to Php. 150, 000.00 for the establishment of HRM Cafeteria, a proposed project of the ASCOT HRM students, in an Awarding Ceremony held last November 25, 2014 at Juan C. Angara Hall, ASCOT, Zabali, Baler, Aurora.
The YES Program is one of the DOLE’s initiatives to mobilize students and graduates to entrepreneurship as an alternative to wage employment. It is implemented through partnership and cooperation with educational institutions.
The YES in partnership with ASCOT through the initiative of Mrs. Alma S. Bayudan, school-based PESO hope to address youth unemployment as it prepares young college and tech-voc students and graduates for their transition to becoming members of the labor force by making them productive, resourceful and self-reliant.
Moreover, same grant was also awarded to the ASCOT BIT Department last March 17, 2014 for the establishment of their Food Processing Center .
IT Peeps attended the Google for EDUCATION Summit at Blue Leaf Filipinas
Team of IT Instructors and ICTC staff attended the Google for education Summit 2014 last November 19-20, 2014 at the Blue Leaf Filipinas, Manila. The event organized by the famous company gathers hundreds of educators, together with students and IT enthusiasts from in and out of the country. The objective is to bring together all stakeholders of the Philippine education community to digitize and bring forward the education industry.
The 2-day event opened with a talk from Mr. Ken Lingan of Google Philippines. Mr. Conrado Rotor of Philippine Science High School, then discussed “How technology fits in education” and the different strategies to integrate technology in curriculum. Backing that up is Miss Aileen Apolo of Google Asia Pacific, sharing stories of how Google helped improve education in their selected schools. Gracing the event and delivering the most important talk of the opening day is DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro. The secretary talked about the current status of Philippine education and the coming implementation of K-12 system.