PRC ME Chair visits SSC

 PRC ME Chair visits SSC  

In this photo: (L-R) PRC-SID Representative Arthur G. Bonto, SSC President Helen R. Lara, Engineering Architecture Dean Rufo Durian III and PRC Board of Mechanical Engineering Chair Arthur G. Bonto after their discussion of the monitoring and inspection results.
Professional Regulatory Board of Mechanical Engineering Chair Jesus M. Redelosa together with PRC representative Arthur G. Bonto visited Sorsogon State College for the inspection and monitoring of its Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program last September 12, 2018.

program and others. Redelosa and Bonto also congratulated College President Helen R. Lara and Engineering Architecture Department Dean Rufo Durian III for the commendable performance of SSC
graduates in engineering board examinations.


Remarkably, SSC ranked 23rd in the national level and 1st in the region for the August 2018 Mechanical Engineering Board Exam with an overall passing rate of 82%. In the September Registered Master Electrician (RME) licensure exam, the
College ranked 4th as top performing school in the Philippines with 81.25%
over-all passing rate. Significantly, SSC also produced two top examinees for RME grabbing the 7th and 10th places. In the last April 2018 RME
examination, the College also produced four top notchers taking the 4th, 8th and 9th (two qualifiers) places.


College ranked 4th as top performing school in the Philippines with 81.25%
over-all passing rate. Significantly, SSC also produced two top examinees for RME grabbing the 7th and 10th places. In the last April 2018 RME
examination, the College also produced four top notchers taking the 4th, 8th and 9th (two qualifiers) places.


Meanwhile, for the Electrical Engineer Board Exam, the College recorded 35 passers out of the 50 takers, an over-all passing rate of 70%.
These recognitions of the College reflect its continuous effort to deliver quality instruction and produce competent graduates who will take the lead as professionals in the local and national scene

The four campuses of the College express their genuine support

The four campuses of the College express their genuine support to the
administration of Dr. Helen R. Lara as the new SSC President.
  

The four campuses of the College express their genuine support to the
administration of Dr. Helen R. Lara as the new SSC President.
Through the effort of the teaching and non-teaching personnel,
specifically the faculty organizations of the four campuses and the
ASSAI, gatherings like convocations were organized to formally
welcome and congratulate Dr. Lara in her new position.
  

Sorsogon State College – 23rd Commencement Excercise

Dominican Mentor, Pioneer Lady Pilot in 23rd Commencement

<em>Col. Gernale (above, center) with high school classmates Ms. Marife Glomar (right), Prof. Corazon Bongalosa and Ms. Mariesusan Caudilla of Bulan Campus</em>

Col. Gernale (above, center) with high school classmates Ms. Marife Glomar (right), Prof. Corazon Bongalosa and Ms. Mariesusan Caudilla of Bulan Campus

The College was doubly honored this year during its 23rd graduation ceremonies with such luminaries as Rev. Fr. Ernesto M. Arceo, O.P., who addressed the graduates in Sorsogon City Campus on March 30, 2016. Rector and president of Aquinas University of Legazpi City, he is also a renowned educator as
well as an administrator who completed his studies and served in the University of Santo Tomas.

In the parallel occasion in the College’s Bulan Campus set two days earlier on March 28, 2016, speaker before the graduates was Col. Sharon G. Gernale
of the Philippine Air Force, very own daughter of Bulan. She is renowned as one of the first female military pilots of the Republic in the 1990s. In his address, Fr. Arceo narrated the fable of the eagle who thought it was a chicken, stressing the importance of realizing the potential of the person
through education. Graduates must also be good persons as well as knowledge
able; thus, character development is as important as nurturing the intellect.

<em>Fr. Arceo and Dr. Detera in Sorsogon City</em>

Fr. Arceo and Dr. Detera in Sorsogon City

On the other hand, Col. Gernale lauded the parents’ contribution and sacrifices in their children’s upbringing and success. She also added that being a woman is not a hindrance to professional achievement and excellence in this world.

Honor students Mark Ariel D. Malto, magna cum laude BS Fisheries of Magallanes Campus, and Robert D. Grey, cum laude BSEd Mathematics of Bulan, expressed the collective gratitude of their fellow graduates before their parents and College.

A total of 1515 graduates completed various degree programs this school year: 75 from the graduate school, 987 from Sorsogon, 250 Bulan, 111 Castilla, and 92 Magallanes. They will be marching with 48 who completed their courses in Summer 2015.

<em>SIDE BY SIDE IN SACRIFICE AND TRIUMPH: the graduates of 2016 with their proud parents.</em>

SIDE BY SIDE IN SACRIFICE AND TRIUMPH: the graduates of 2016 with their proud parents.

Among these were 30 who graduated with academic distinction, 16 cum laude, and 1 magna cum laude – 47 honor students in all.

Theme of both affairs was “The Graduates Moving Towards Advanced and Innovative Educational Communities.”

22nd Commencement Exercises

This year, SSC has produced a total of 1827 graduates of its secondary, undergraduate and graduate programs. And among these, 17 graduated cum laude and 22 received academic distinctions.

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The ceremonies were held on March 25 (School of Graduate Studies, Sorsogon, Castilla and Magallanes) and March 27 (Bulan campus). The commencement speaker for the first was Dr. Fay Lea Patria M. Lauraya, PASUC V chairman and former BU president; for the latter, Hon. Rep. Anthony M. Bravo of Partylist-COOP NATTCCO and former professor of SSC.

It has the theme, “Creating a Unified ASEAN Sociocultural Community through Quality Education.”

These graduates are from:

  • School of Graduate Studies – 75
  • Sorsogon City – 1313 (1224 from baccalaureate programs; 89 from SSC Laboratory High School)
  • Bulan – 280
  • Castilla – 90
  • Magallanes – 69

The figures presented here include those who have completed their degree programs during the summer 2014 and 1st semester of academic year 2014-2015.

The lab high school graduates belong to the last batch of the previous DepEd RBEC curriculum.

 

 

 

Accreditation

Six programs and a component in SSC Sorsogon City, Castilla and Bulan campuses have successfully completed preliminary survey visit this April 27-30. The AACCUP accrediting team that evaluated these curricular offerings was composed of Prof. Rebecca B. Napiere (Visayas SU), Dr. Lorna O. de Veyra (Northwest Samar SU), Dr. Ines G. Falcon (Southern Leyte SU) and Dr. Lydia C. de los Reyes (NwSSU).

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Having passed this evaluation, these programs may now apply for formal survey visit for candidate status (level 1) which is scheduled on October – November 2015. The 3rd survey revisit was conducted in the case of Area VII (Library) of the BSED and BEED programs of Teacher Ed-ucation department – Sorsogon City. The quality assurance office headed by Dr. Jenet B. Fuentes facilitated this activity with the assistance of committees formed by these departments.

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SSC hosts DepEd K+12 Grade 10 Mass Training

DepEd and SSC jointly launched the Grade 10 Mass Training with 137 Math, 136 English and 153 Science teacher-participants from Sorsogon province and city divisions on May 4-9 and May 11-16.

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As part of its extension mandate, the SSC Teacher Education department – headed by Dr. Gerry S. Digo – provided the training staff and 3 of its faculty who served as trainers: Mari-grace Carretero (English), Karina Belardo (Math) and Lawrence Mendina (Science). They supported an additional 14 DepEd resource persons as well as their monitoring/supervising teams. SSC, a Teacher Education Institution (TEI), formed this partnership with DepEd as part of the implementation of the K+12 curriculum. It also hosted the Mass Training for Grade 9 last May 2014.