SLSU receives STAARRDEC recognition for R&D Programs
The Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) was awarded a Plaque of Recognition from the Southern Tagalog Agriculture, Aquatic and Resources Research, Development and Extension Consortium (STAARRDEC) on May 3, 2023 during the RRDCC Night of the 35th STAARRDEC Anniversary Celebration and the 1st Regional Technology Pitch Fest.
The STAARRDEC commends SLSU for its unwavering commitment and noteworthy contributions as a member of the organization to implementing the institution’s banner programs on strategic research and development into action.
SLSU, Hon. Villaseñor signs Deed of Donation for 2 Lots
The Southern Luzon State University and Hon. Moises B. Villaseñor, representing the heirs of Hon. Pilar Sario signed a deed of donation for two lots located in Brgy. Kulapi, Lucban, Quezon, April 4, 2023.
Through Hon. Villaseñor, the two lots whose land area totaled to 3,410 m2 (2,203 m2 and 1,207 m2), will be under the name of SLSU.
Before the signing of the deed of donation, Hon. Villaseñor, in 2022, already expressed his willingness to donate the said lots and said that he will conduct a meeting with his family members regarding the donation.
SLSU, QMC signs MOA for College of Medicine Base Hospital
The Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Quezon Medical Center (QMC) for the base hospital of the College of Medicine (COM), on Feb. 1, 2023.
Under the MOA, QMC allows the affiliation and training of the student clerks/medical interns of SLSU enrolled under the College of Medicine. Meanwhile, SLSU will be responsible for the medical education program, academic affairs, and assessment of the student clerks.
Currently, SLSU COM is still under institutionalization and is expected to operate this year, 2023.
SLSU students to Benefit with Sen. Legarda’s Scholarship Initiative
Selected students from all the campuses of the Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) are said to benefit from the scholarship initiative of Senator Loren Legarda.
The university and the office of Sen. Legarda agreed on Feb. 2, 2023 that SLSU will provide the guidelines and qualifications for the Php 1.3 million worth of scholarship under the Tulong Dunong Program.
According to the dean of the Office of Student Affairs and Services (OSAS), Dr. Noreen P. Echague, the students that do not receive any financial assistance will be prioritized in selecting the grantees.
The implementation of the program is set to start during the second semester of AY 2022 – 2023 and first semester of AY 2023 – 2024.
SLSU facilitates 3-day Seminar-workshop for Future Medical Faculty of College of Medicine
The Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) facilitated a three-day seminar-workshop for the future medical faculty of the College of Medicine (COM), Nov. 4 – 6, 2022.
The three-day training aimed to equip the participants with knowledge on the basic principles of developing outcome-based education course design. Further, the output of the workshop was to formulate course syllabus.
Ms. Melflor A. Atienza, MD, MHPEd discussed the topic, “The Landscape that Shapes Medical Education in the Philippines,” for the first session. While Ms. Erlyn A. Sana, PhD talked about outcome-based education as curriculum and instructional design model in the second session. All of the 37 participants were grouped according to 11 departments: Anatomy/Histology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology/Parasitology, Pathology, Preventive Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Ob-gyne, and Surgery to produce course syllabus aligned with the University’s vision, mission, and goals.
For the day 2 of the workshop, participants were required to formulate their respective course syllabus. The same groups developed course packs for the first to fourth year for the future students of the College of Medicine. The guest speakers guided the participants through the formulation of objectives, organizing subject matter, selection of appropriate instructional resources, delivery strategies, and appropriate assessment procedures. They also conducted a plenary wherein participants presented and critiqued each course syllabus.
Two more sessions were made on the last day. Dr. Atienza discussed the clinical teaching strategies, while Dr. Sana taught about the teaching, research and extension service. The facilitators including Ms. Claire D. Pastor, LPT supervised an open forum to address all questions from the workshop.
The seminar-workshop is in response to the comments made by the Commission on Higher Education – Office of Program Standards Development (CHED – OPSD) with regards to the areas concerning faculty profile and curriculum outline which are some of the areas necessary for the institutionalization of the College of Medicine.