BY ALLYSA B. PACUBAT
FEU – East Asia College's Honor Students' Society hosted the 2nd Philippine Scholars Summit, together with three scholar student organizations from other universities. The three-day activity was themed 'Unifying Commitment and Excellence through Dynamic Foundation', and was held from October 24 to 26, 2013, at the University of Santo Tomas, Manila.
iTamaraws Daphnee Lindemann (1st year, BS Civil Engineering), Christian Abanag (2nd year, BS Civil Engineering), and John Michael Vincent Teodoro (3rd year, BS Civil Engineering) joined the delegation of participants from 17 different colleges and universities.
The resource speakers of the Summit were Dr. Carl Balita (entrepreneur), Mr. Antonio Meloto (founder, Gawad Kalinga), and Mr. Efren Peñaflorida (CNN Hero of the Year 2009). They provided inspirational messages, the topics of which included perseverance for success and service to fellowmen.
THE INNOVATOR ATTENDS OSSEI NATIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOP ON CAMPUS JOURNALISM
The staff of The Innovator, the official publication of students and associates of FEU Tech, attended the 2013 OSSEI National Training Workshop on Campus Journalism, held on September 12-14, 2013. The venue for this three-day training workshop was Hotel Supreme, Baguio City. The Organization of Student Services Educators, Inc. (OSSEI) spearheaded the event.
This year's topic focused on Tertiary Campus Journalism and Prospects, specifically news writing, editorial writing, editorial cartooning, photojournalism, feature writing, page design and layout, and online journalism. Each topic was covered by a corresponding workshop prepared by the resource speakers.
The training workshop was attended by members of the Executive Editorial Board, including John Mark Sangalang (News and Sports Editor), Elaine Anne Mercado (Features and Literary Editor), and Nelson Villamayor (Head Studio Photographer), together with Marlon Maglipas (Coordinator, Student Activities and Development Unit) as acting adviser.
ITAM EEE FACULTY TEACHES CELLPHONE REPAIR
"I once wanted to repair everything and now it's my time to teach how to [do it]." – Engr. Dennis Paus, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Department (EEE) Faculty member, shared his experience as volunteer trainer at In-House Training on Basic Cellphone Repair, an outreach activity seminar conducted last December 4, 6, 7, and 14, at FEU-EAC Main Building.
Attendees were trained to fix typical cellphone problems, including hanging touch screens, outgoing call malfunctions, and flexibility dilemmas. Other volunteer trainers from EEE were Engr. Pocholo James M. Loresco, Engr. Willem O. Halabi, Engr. Editha A. Grande, and TESDA Trainor Engr. Jake Benitez.
The seminar welcomed 23 trainees from Barangay 842 Zone 92, a partner community of the College. 11 trainees completed the process: Ram Rojo, John Danielle B. Oquiño, Jayson P. Flordeliza, Nhorwin C. Ibabao, Dominador U. Burgos, Aron Paul B. Crispino, Edison Reputas, Roel I. Quismorio, Mark Roger J. Azucena, Rollen B. Custodio, and John Roby A. Rojo.
EEE Director Dr. Rogelio B. A?iez supervised the project. He was aided by Engineers Girlie P. Sabado, Joshua B. Ancheta, Jaime V. David, Maximo J. Sy, and Geme C. Ceneta. The event was coordinated by Augusta N. Altobar and Emily Rose M. Bautista of the Community Extension Services Unit.
The project aimed to support the people of the community by providing practical technical training necessary to improving the quality of their daily lives. Organizers and volunteers also hoped to increase the employability of their attendees.