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SCHOOL OF AGRICUL- TURE JOINS FASMIN CONGRESS AND WORLD FOOD DAY FORUM
The students of agriculture majors (SAM)of Mountain View College School of Agriculture participated in the 8 th Federation of Agriculture students in Mindanao (FASMIN) annual Congress and the World Food day forum at Misamis University (MU) in Ozamis City last November 24-27, 2014. The Congress focused on the theme: “Harnessing Nature through Efficient and Effective Eco-Farming.”
The congress opened with an acquaintance program on the evening of November 24 where all delegates were given a welcome by Dr. Aser l. Cambangay, the dean of the College of Agriculture and Forestry of
MU with the roll call of all delegates. The vocal duet and barn dance contest were also held during the program.
School of Education conducts Assessment of Learning
The School of Education conducted a two-day Assessment of Learning seminar on December 4-5, 2014 at the MT Oliverio Hall of Mountain View College. The objective for the seminar was to outsource knowledge on Learning Assessment from an expert. The invited lecturer was Dr. Felicidad Del Socorro, a retired professor at MSU-IIT Iligan City. Her expertise is on student learning assessment.
Fifteen resident and auxiliary teachers in the School of Education attended the first day of the seminar. Dr. Del Socorro’s topic was on Outcomes-Based Learning Assessment. On the second day, she lectured on Student Learning Assessment. Dr. Del Socorro emphasized the major responsibility of a teacher. She also talked about how to make a lesson plan, how to construct tests, how to assess students learning, and grade student’s performance. The second day of the seminar was attended by the Education students from first year through fourth year levels. Moreover, the teachers in MVC Faith Elementary School and Academy also joined the said seminar. Finally, at the end of the seminar, Dr. Don Leo Garilva, the college president extended his gratitude to the speaker and offered the closing prayer. -- Darell Mae P. Pingkian, 4 th year BSEd Student
Advent Philomels Welcome the Season of Christmas
The Advent Philomels of Mountain View College welcomed the season of Christmas with a Cantata at the CAP Building in Hagkol, Valencia City on December 7, 2014 .
The theme of the Christmas Cantata was Everlasting Light which depicts the birth of Jesus Christ ..Narrators were Mrs. Mennen Pearl Caballero-Talibong and Mr. Dwight Kenji Madriaga, both are faculty members of MVC. The Cantata performance served as a special feature for the Year-end Fellowship Program of the workers and families of the Adventist Medical Center-Valencia.
Meanwhile, The Advent Philomels will hold another concert for a cause at MVC Alumni Church tonight. The proceeds will be for the kids of Heartland Home and SPF community project.
The opening program on November 25 was highlighted by the welcome address of Dr. Karen Belina f. De leon, MU president. Honorable Reynaldo O. Parojinog Sr., mayor of Ozamis City delivered a message to those in attendance. Dr. Maria Rosario p. Mosqueda, dean of the College of Agriculture of Xavier University introduced the keynote speaker. Mr. Luis G. Cruz, the director of the Philippine Coconut Authority of region 10 delivered the keynote address.
DR. CABANA and MR.LAGUNDAY ATTEND NRCP MEMBERSHIP ASSEMBLY
Dr. Veneracion G.Cabana, former Director of the Center for Research now a Research Consultant of MVC attended the 13th National Research Council of the Philippines (NCRP) Mindanao Cluster General Membership Assembly on December 2, 2014 at Central Mindanao University in Musuan, Bukidnon. With her was MVC alumnus (BSBiology’12) Mr. Noel E. Lagunday.
Mr. Lagunday is the co-author the article about Ethnomedicine published in the Asian Journal of Health in 2013. An abstract of the manuscript was presented by Mr. Lagunday during the 80th National Membership Assembly of the NCRP held in Manila Hotel in March 2013. Lagunday was the only Seventh Day Adventist student that has presented a paper at an NCRP conference. THE NCRP is the foremost scientific body for research in the Philippines with stringent requirements for membership including peer-reviewed publications.
Dr. Cabana is the treasurer for Mindanao cluster. Since the NCRP has funds available for research including studies of indigenous culture, Dr. Cabana and Mr. Lagunday are preparing an application for funding in this area.
During the officers’ meeting after the CMU assembly, the Mindanao Cluster officers decided, subject for approval by MVC, to hold the 14th General Membership Assembly on October, 2015 here at MVC It is another first for MVC, putting MVC at par with CU,MSU IIT, CMU and Liceo de Cagayan University where previous NCRP membership assemblies have been held.
Cyber University to partner with Mountain View College
Dr. Sakuji Yoshimura, a world renowned archeologist with specialization on Egyptology made a presentation on his archeological work in Egypt at the MT. Oliverio Hall on December 1, 2014.
Moreover, he introduced the E-learning program of Cyber University to qualify students and workers to study and be employed in Japan. He further discussed the mechanics of the accreditation requirements by his government and how his organization can partner with Mountain View College to offer online courses to students and its constituency.
Dr.Yoshimura is the director of Egyptology at Waseda University in Tokyo and the president of Cyber University of Japan with specialization on e-learning courses. He was accompanied by Dr. Spencer Sakai, President of dent of the Japanese-English Teachers Association in Japan and Dr. Daniel D. Dial, former MVC president and currently the Academic dean of Northern Davao Colleges. -- Wiciel Gay C. Cuambot, BSEd. Student
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