Focusing on its purpose to become one of the income-generating projects of the College and to provide possible job opportunities to the community, the Aurora State College of Technology (ASCOT) received a two-million pesos worth of funding assistance from the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region 3, in cooperation with the Moringa Philippines for its Malunggay Seedlings Production Project at the Bazal Campus, Maria Aurora, Aurora.

Lead by the College President Dr. Eutiquio L. Rotaquio, Jr., together with the Project Leader and the College’s Director for Research, Maria Christina Canada, Vice President for Planning and Finance; Forester Michelle A. Resueno, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dr. Evi Q. Fontanos, Director for Extension; Mr. Ricardo Gonzales, and other College officials and staff, the said project was launched with a simple Groundbreaking Ceremony, May 26.

In a Facebook post, President Rotaquio expressed his thanks and appreciation to all the persons behind the success of the said proposal, especially to Director Crispulo G. Bautista, Jr. of the Agriculture Department’s Regional Office and one of the College’s Board of Trustees Member and to Mr. Jayson Simon of the Moringa Philippines not only for the funding but also for the technical assistance and quality seeds that they will provide for the College.