𝐂𝐚𝐭𝐒𝐔 𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝟏𝐬𝐭 𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐨𝐟 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬

Category : Students | Sub Category : FCSC Posted on 2021-09-07 01:20:48


𝐂𝐚𝐭𝐒𝐔 𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝟏𝐬𝐭 𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐨𝐟 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬

In his campaign to assist the CatSU students who are most in need, and support the blended distance learning system at this time of pandemic, SUC President Dr. Patrick Alain T. Azanza spearheaded the call for help from the various private and public sectors in the community and the response came pouring in. The first batch of tablets were handed over at the University gymnasium, Monday, Sept 6, 2021.
 
A total of 130 tablets were on hand for distribution to the student recipients. 115 of which were for the students at the main campus, while 15 is set to be distributed on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 to the Panganiban Campus. The tablets were equally distributed as 15 per college for the meantime.
 
The President turned over the tablets to the student recipients and he was joined by the University key officials; Student Regent and FCSC President, Renz Mickenly T. Tanael, Prof. Cyrus John B. Francis, OSSS Director, Vice-President for Research, Extension and Production Affairs. Dr. Ramon Felipe A. Sarmiento, Vice-President for Admin and Financial Affairs, Dr. Maria Edna R. Iñigo, Legal Officer Atty, Nikko Rhey M. Santelices, and University Registrar III, Ms Marilyn Tejada.
 
In his message before the students and their parents, the president said that the donated tablets are intended to help the CatSU students to overcome difficulties and to get better access to distance learning resources amid the pandemic. He encouraged everyone to strive hard in their studies despite the mode of learning challenges, as there are people who have good hearts and are willing to extend assistance. Dr. Azanza also thanked the Provincial Governor, Joseph Cua, Congressman Hector S. Sanchez, Sen. Kiko Pangilinan, and all others who opted to remain as anonymous donors for the big help extended to CatSU students.
 
Atty. Santelices read over the guidelines in the Contract of Agreement, where the student recipients are to follow while the tablets are with them solely for educational use.
 
Meanwhile, Student Regent Tanael said that the list of recipients were carefully screened to ensure that the donated tablets are going to be given to the rightful beneficiaries. The screening made through his Team’s effort started from validating the names with the help of the Office of Admission and Registration Services (OARS). Those students who are already TES Grantees are no longer qualified. For those who are non-TES grantees, they were required to secure and submit a Certificate of Indigence, a recommendation from the SBO President, noted by the College Deans, and finally verified by the University Registrar.
 
It is noted that the Catanduanes State University is the first SUC in the Philippines to have been able to provide free tablets to its students, all from mere donations through impact-sourcing. #CVecilles
 

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