Showcasing the best practices and initiatives of the College’s departments and units in mitigating the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic, the Aurora State College of Technology (ASCOT ) participated in the “1st National Higher Education Day and 27th Anniversary of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)” with the theme: “Padyak! Pamantasan: Pandayan sa Kaunlaran”, held via Zoom, May 28.

Showing how each College’s academic departments and administrative units cope with the new normal scenario to prevent the spread of the COVID 19 virus in the College, the participants joined the video presentation making contest hosted by the Socio-cultural Affairs Office wherein each department and unit prepared a 10-minute video presentation featuring their best practices in continuing giving relevant and quality education and services for their students and other clienteles amidst the pandemic.

In the Administrative Units category, the Sentro ng Wika at Kultura (SWK) video presentation bagged the first place; the Extension and Training Services Office won second place, and the Socio-Cultural Affairs Office got the third spot.

On the other hand, in the Academic Departments category, the Department of Engineering won the top spot; the Department of Information Technology got second place, and the Senior High School Department bagged third place.

In his message during the awarding program, the College President Dr. Eutitquio L. Rotaquio expressed his thanks and appreciation to the organizers and the persons behind the success of the said activity.

He also added that initiatives and activities like this only prove that the College can effectively win the battle against the COVID 19 pandemic through the unity, passion, and commitment of its leaders, faculty members, and staff to give its services to the students despite the pandemic.

This activity showed ASCOT’s resiliency in coping with the challenges brought about by the pandemic. In addition, the College proved that it is still committed to delivering quality education and services to its students and other stakeholders during these trying times.