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CITE wishes to thank the following sponsors of Family Day 2014:
1. Celso Lavador of CERELI Electrical Services
2. GT Industrial Development
3. Alex Señagan of Watchdog Automation Sales and Services
4. Global Power Corporation
5. Ryan Sarabia
6. Paul Basubas
7. Julito Estelloro
8. Marubeni Foundation Scholarship Inc.
9. Alvin Mantos
9. Malicdim Family
10. PEBA Trading and Manufacturing Corporation
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Completing the attendance in the parenting seminar series takes a lot of work, but these parents have obtained perfect attendance despite heavy traffic and bad weather. For a complete list of awardees, click here.
CITE values its strong partnership with the industries in the skills development of tech-voc students. About 30 of these industry partners attended the 17th DTS Recognition Day on November 15, 2014 to receive their plaque of appreciation from CITE Board and partner GO's.∗
All Set for Nov. 14 Thanksgiving Mass
People from all walks of life will throng to the November 14 Solemn Eucharistic Celebration in thanksgiving for the beatification of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, first Prelate of Opus Dei whose advocacy to help the poor led to the establishment of CITE. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma will officiate the celebration for Blessed Alvaro at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. Blessed Alvaro was beatified in Madrid last September 27. ∗
Students Get Nourished
Skipping breakfast? Not anymore. Through the continuous support from Century Pacific Group-Ricardo S. Po (CPG-RSPo) Foundation, students of CITE are meeting the most important meal of the day through the supplementary feeding program in the morning. Students were seen to have reduced absenteeism from classes and maintained healthy body weight. Kain Po is CPG's corporate social initiative to keep every Filipino student healthy.∗
Time out for rest and recreation. FUEGO, a group of young CITE staffers who are into nature trekking and outdoor activities enjoy the captivating scenery of Bohol in one of their biking stops on October 27-29. The biking enthusiasts were on the road to reconnect with nature, strengthen their bond, and take a break from the hustle and bustle of life. ∗
Please read the instructions and the November STOP results here. Don't forget to leave us your comments.
Congratulations to the passers!
STOP November 2014 Committee
Reggie A. Maraviles
Reggie Maraviles is a graduate of Electromechanics Technology in 2005. He used to be a helper in a meatshop just to get through his education. Now at 31 years old, this soft-spoken gentleman has come of age.
This young man from Ormoc is living his dreams in Singapore as CAD (Computer-aided Design) Design Team Lead for FMC Technologies, Inc., a global provider of equipment and services for the energy industry.
Reggie started a career with Lear Automotive Services Corporation as CAD designer and further honed his industrial competence in design software such as Unigraphics NX6, AutoCAD and Microstation in Singapore. He is also knowledgeable in engineering tools which his job as Level 2 Designer demands. Reggie has worked in different production facilities of FMC such as one in Kongsberg, Norway.
He is currently sponsoring a scholar in CITE for parents’ pledge and living allowance. This is his own way to give back to his alma mater where it all started.∗
The List Is Out!
For the complete roster of students, please click here.
The Prelate points to Christ's second coming at the end of time as a source of hope for Christians, and urges us to prepare well for his first coming, at Christmas. Click here.∗
Some 49 applicants of the 3-year Industrial Technician Program are now undertaking the 3-day Special Training Orientation Program on November 19-21. The training will give aspiring high school graduates a foretaste of CITE education through a battery of examinations, classes, and workshops. Successful passers may qualify for a slot in January 2014. Admission tests are still administered every Saturday for June and September entrants. ∗
Reynaldo Masong Sr., is an industrial plumber. Despite his hectic work schedule, he made time to attend the monthly seminar for parents for three years with no absences at all. This, he confirmed during his speech on behalf of the parents, strengthened the family bonding and his relationship with his son, Ponciano Sammy who just graduated on November 15. ∗
Engr. Oscar Rodriguez is the current president of the Center for Industrial Technology and Enterprise and chairman of Paref Springdale School. Engr. Rodriguez is a member of the Mandaue City Zoning and Development Board that reviews and evaluates zoning ordinance and does urban development planning. He is also the president of Salnic Properties, Inc. His engagement in the educational ranges from being a lecturer at the University of the Philippines-Cebu College to being a resource speaker of seminars for CITE parents. He also became dean of the College of Engineering at the University of the Visayas.∗
Finally after three invitations, Alex Señagan said yes to speak before 119 graduating students of the Industrial Technician Program come November 15. Alex is a Batch 6 Electrical Technology graduate who now runs his own business, Watchdog Automation and Services & SCADA. His company specializes in managing industrial automation businesess. His extensive knowledge in SCADA (system control and data acquisition) propelled this 30-odd year old entrepreneur to engage in big projects with Shangri-la Mactan and Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining (PASAR), among others. Alex is also employing graduates of CITE.∗
Young Mentors Bring Hope and Help
Albeit the scorching heat of the sun, the Young Mentors Club find their way to Purok 5, San Jose, Cebu to teach little children and conduct supplementary feeding activities every Saturday. Purok 5 with over 200 families was adopted by the club starting this trimester. ∗
“We are to be pious, then, as pious as children”
Just now, Jesus, when I was considering my wretchedness, I said to you: allow yourself to be taken in by this son of yours, just like those good fathers, full of kindness, who put into the hands of their little child the presents they want to receive from them - knowing perfectly well that little children have nothing of their own. And what joy father and son have together, even though they are both in on the secret. (The Forge, 195) Read the full context here.
Let's redeem the true spirit of Christmas by sharing our blessings with the less privileged families of CITE. During this annual gathering we hope to spread Christmas cheers with the families who were struck by typhoon Yolanda last year and keep the spirit of solidarity alive. For in-kind and cash donations please email email@example.com. ∗
TMX Philippines HR-Recruitment Manager Jeanette Rosal speaks about the qualities distinct among CITE trainees and narrates how they transform from neophytes into full-grown men who are ready to take the challenges the job requires. Ms. Rosal spoke on behalf of the industry partners during the 17th DTS Recognition Day on November 15, 2014.∗
Regional Planning Officer of the Technical Education and Skills Development (TESDA-VII) Jose Marmol speaks before the industry partners during the 17th DTS Recognition Day on November 15, 2014. Mr. Marmol lauds the partnership between the school and partner industries in strengthening the industrial competence of technical manpower.∗
Industry partners will take the spotlight during the annual DTS Recognition Rites on Friday morning, November 15 at CITE gym. The event honors 56 partners for their contribution to the training of the students under the Industrial Technician Program by providing them the laboratory component of the training. ∗
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Top Pick: Romero Enoc (Alumni Officer)
It takes one to know one. And when it comes to alumni relations and activities that require good organizational skills, no one does it better than Romero Enoc. Mr. Enoc is an Electronics Technology graduate in 1998 and has completed his engineering course at Cebu Institute of Technology. He is a doting academic head, a class adviser, and member of the Committee on Student Development. His resume includes being an instructor in skills-specific Electronics subjects, entrepreneur, and runner --a passion he turned into an advocacy to promote wellness. Mr. Enoc is brewing up exciting events and developments for alumni affairs this year.∗
When in Rome...
Members of the management staff and select faculty members joined throngs of pilgrims to Madrid to witness the beatification of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, the first prelate of Opus Dei on September 27. Part of the itinerary was to visit historically and culturally rich places like Italy and Germany. Photo shows Industry Linkage Manager Jon Mercado against the backdrop of Colloseum in Rome. ∗