The incoming freshmen and senior high school students were greeted with encouraging messages and plenary inputs as the faculty and staff led by the College President, Dr. Doracie B. Zoleta-Nantes represented by the College Vice Presidents, Dr. Ma Luz F. Cabatan, VP for Academic Affairs and Dr. Oscar C. Barawid, Jr., VP for Administration gathered at the ASCOT Covered Court to give them a warm welcome during the General Orientation Program which was held yesterday, June 13, 2016. It was the first student activity for SY 2016-2017 which aims to formally welcome the new members of the ASCOT community and to brief them with the ASCOT vision, mission, goals, and objectives as well as the core values and attributes of being an ASCOTIAN and to orient them with the academic standards and policies, student services, library services, students’ rights, medical services, and general campus rules.
The members of the ASCOT Faculty and Staff were first introduced by Ms. Maria Lucia A. Ramos, Head of the Human Resources and Management Unit to familiarize the newest ASCOTIAN with the College officials, school personnel and with their respective Instructors.
The orientation program formally started as the Academic Directors took their turns to introduce to the new members of the ASCOT community their respective Department including their program offerings, academic policies, and activities.
A student services orientation was also conducted in the afternoon to address the common concerns of freshmen students specially the senior high school students. The Coordinators of the various Student Services including Socio-cultural Affairs, Auxiliary Services, Accounting Department, Sports, Gender and Development, Health Services, Registrar Office, Library, Guidance Office, Scholarship Program and Student Discipline discussed the services and the programs of their respective offices.
Furthermore, the Student Publication and Supreme College Student Council also presented their organization’s services and encourage the new students to join and actively participate in the different activities of the College.