“I believe, 2024 and the next three will be the best years of ASCOT . ” – OIC President / CHED Regional Director, Lora L. Yusi.
The ASCOT Presidentiable Public Forum held on January 9, 2024, at the ASCOT Gymnasium marked a resounding success. Out of 7 applicants, three, namely Dr. Roel P. Anicas, an Education Supervisor II at CHED Regional Office III; Dr. RB J. Gallego, currently serving as Associate Professor V and Vice President for Academic Affairs at ASCOT; and Dr. Renato G. Reyes, President of Bio Resources Innovations Agriproducts OPC, progressed to the public forum where they will undergo further scrutiny by the search committee.
The audience included LGU representatives, other SUCS, with a special mention to the three presidents of CLSU, some of whom supported specific candidate.
Following their presentations, the presidentiables addressed five identical questions from stakeholders and two from the audience, randomly selected from a bowl.
The program concluded with closing remarks from OIC President and CHED Director Lora L. Yusi, who emphasized the significance of everyone’s involvement in shaping ASCOT’s success, stating, “Lahat mahalaga. Lahat kasali in making ASCOT soar high.”
In her closing message, she shared her optimism about ASCOT’s future, acknowledging the challenges but highlighting the unity and dedication within the ASCOT community. She assured the three presidentiables that though the task ahead won’t be easy, the collective effort, commitment, and love for the institution will propel ASCOT to new heights.
“Even as I bid farewell as your officer in charge, rest assured that CHED Regional Office III and the entire CHED will support ASCOT because ASCOT deserves to soar higher. The next president, we will be watching you closely from CHED. Special mention to ASCOT, as you must ascend to greater heights.”
ASCOT-Search Committee for President (ASCOT-SCP)
Chairperson: DR. MINDA J. FORMACION
Members: DR. TIRSO L. RONQUILLO
DR. CHRISTINE NABOR FERRER
DR. MA LUZ F. CABATAN
MR. ZACARIAS P. BODOY
Head Secretariat: MR. ALBERT A. AÑOSA
Office of Comm. Ronald L. Adamat
Member: JOSEPH T. GONZALES
Non-Teaching Personnel Representative – Lorieflor Fabrigas Aragon, CPA
Faculty Representative – Zenaida Exclamado
Student Representative – April Jay Sanggawa
Alumni Representative – Cheska Kate Victorio
Community representative – Marivic G. Pajaro, PhD (Executive Director, Daluhay)