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The Annual ICCAC: Strengthening Bonds, Renewing Ties

The yearly conduct of Inter- Collegiate and Campuses Athletic Competition, although aimed at developing sports and promoting healthy athletic contest has deeper significance and more subliminal meaning to the members of the SLSU family.

Although accompanied by innumerable problems and difficulties, delegates from satellite campuses led by their similarly enthusiastic campus directors made it a point to converge at the main campus for this yearly explosive sports clashes and animated release of untapped energy, talents and beauty. It is indicative that this activity is a welcome event which even the smallest of the campuses has been waiting for and a signal of willingness for officials and students to be united.

For this year’s event, added was the students’ night to serve as a social venue expected to spark fresh acquaintances and renewed friendships among the main and satellite campuses’ students as live bands play their favorite “ear splitting “pieces.

Also as scheduled, the Welcome Fellowship was hosted by the members of the Administrative Council as a gesture of goodwill to satellite campus officials and faculty and return the usual hospitality accorded to ADCO during most visits to satellite campuses.

In the recent ICCAC 2012, made truly remarkable by the presence of Congressman Juan Edgardo Angara, Chair of House Committee on Higher and Technical Education and member SLSU Board of Regents, the University once more showed to the world not just the fulfillment of the purpose to excel in Sports but also the ability and the possibility to work together, enjoy and live together as a family and achieve the unwritten objective of strengthening bonds and renewing ties, and finally show that above anything else, human relations chalk the highest points in the arena of man’s daily challenges.

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CECILIA N. GASCON, Ph.D.
SLSU President


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A Partner of SLSU. Congressman Angara graces ICCAC 2012 as the Guest Speaker of the event. Congress Angara is also a member of SLSU

SLSU Conducts Annual ICCAC

To promote bond and healthy athletic competition, SLSU conducted its Inter-Collegiate and Campuses Athletic Competition (ICCAC) 2012 on August 1-4 at SLSU Main, Lucban, Quezon participated by the colleges and satellite campuses of the university, and graced by Congressman Juan Edgardo M. Angara.

The College of Engineering bagged awards as it was announced as the over-all champion with 50 gold medals, 30 silver medals and 24 bronze medals. College of Agriculture, College of Industrial Technology, SLSU Alabat, and SLSU Infanta were the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th placers.

ICCAC is composed of different athletic competition such as Cheer Dance Competition, Dance Sport, Football, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Chess, Volleyball, Basketball, and Taekwondo.


Ho Chi Minh Delegates Visit SLSU

Officials from Ho Chi Minh City, Socialist Republic of Vietnam headed by Deputy Director of Department of Internal Affairs Le Hoai Trung visited SLSU Main Campus on July 19 for possible collaboration with the university for an Intensive English Program intended for their city government officials.

Mr. Le was accompanied by seven (7) other officials who were welcomed by the University President Dr. Cecilia N. Gascon and the Director of Office of International and Alumni Affairs (OIAA) Prof. Nordelina Ilano. The OIAA presented a short presentation to introduce SLSU to the visitors.

It can be recalled that SLSU has a very strong collaboration with Vinh Phuc Department of Home Affairs and Thai Nguyen University of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.


DENR Release 3.5M Fund

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START OF PROJECT. DENR release 3.5M funds for the clonal nursery complex, which will mark the start of the said project.

Department Agriculture and Natural Resources (DENR) of Quezon released P3.5 million funds on July 9 for the construction of the clonal nursery complex in SLSU on July 9.

The clonal nursery complex aims to construct of clonal nursery building engange in production of quality materials, and establish of hedge garden and mycorhiza building. The nursery will concentrate on the indigenous species which can be found in Mt. Banahaw.

Aside from the fund, PENRO will provide technical assistance to the university.


SLSU Support Quezon’s 2 in 1 Environmental Initiative

Officials, faculty members and students took part in the Quezon’s 2 in 1 mangrove planting activity at Real, Quezon on June 30.

A step to protect the province’s natural resources and to address the global warming, the provincial office through the initiative of Governor David “Jayjay” Suarez came up with Quezon’s 2 in 1 which aims to plant over two million mangrove propagules in one (1) day.

The university required all its colleges to participate in the said project.


SLSU Welcomes IDEAL

Anchored with the goal to level up with global standards, SLSU sought for its cross-border program accreditation conducted by the International Distance Education Accreditation League (IDEAL) on June 4-8.

The group of IDEAL accreditors assessed seven (7) cross-border programs of SLSU which are: Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Environmental Science, Master of Arts in Educational Management, Master of Arts in Teaching English, and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The evaluation was conducted for the Layer 1 accreditation which is composed of nine (9) benchmarks.

The Layer 2 accreditation is expected at the last quarter of this year.

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TOP LEFT: Director of Extension Service Lourdes Quevada welcomes IDEAL accreditor who is tasked to asses the extension programs of the university. Bottom Left: Faculty memers of CBA presents its documents to Dr. Nguhayon. RIGHT: Director of OIAA Prof. Ilano answer question from IDEAL President Dr. Binag.


Summer Grads March in July

A total of 75 summer graduates march at the university gymnasium on July 20. Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Regional Director Esmeralda Paz S. Manalang of Region IV graced the commencement exercises as the Guest of Honor and Speaker.

There are a total of 130 summer graduates for the year 2012 where 55 are Vietnamese. They will March in August of this year.

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 A SIMPLE MESSAGE. Director Manalang gives a warm greetings and simple message to the summer graduates of SLSU.