CITE Holds Seminar Series

CITE hosted a series of seminars for students from November 6 to November 17, 2017 for senior high school students to engage them in different discussions on issues that affect them. The seminar series brings experts to campus with practical advice and personal advocacy to help students and staff in attendance understand culture and education through emerging trends and issues.

November 6, 2017

“Review of School Policies” – Engr. Abraham Geraldez, former Vice-Academic Director of CITE

 Engr. Geraldez explains why students should follow the school rules and regulations in the school and how they can achieve student efficacy.

November 7, 2017

“Click Before U Think” – Chris Wayne Comendador, co-founder of, Hoolma, and lead instructor for IT Upskilling, a project of  JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Chris Wayne’s practical tips on how one should behave on social media platforms would help him get the most of it. Positively.

“How to Study Series” – Dr. Faustino Langahin Jr., Director for Formation

Acing your exam has always been a tedious job. But Dr. Langahin offers practical tips on how to study well, making use of strategies, and using your own biological instinct such as associations to remembers concepts.

November 8, 2017

“Orientation on Blood Donation”  – Franklin Fernandez, registered nurse

Nurse Franklin talks about the advantages of blood letting as regular activity of young people. A selfless act in order to save lives. Blood letting will take place on December 6 by the Department of Health.

November 9, 2017

“Health and Wellness” – Dr. Jose Ray Catis, School physician

Dr. Catis tells students to quit smoking, maintain a balanced diet, and do regular exercise to keep their bodies healthy and strong.

November 10, 2017

“Disaster Preparedness” – Capt. Kenneth Edillon, Eagle Scout, Response Team Leader for Sto Nino Response Team

2 minutes. That is all should take to vacate CITE building in times of disaster. And Capt. Kenneth is able to see first hand how CITE students handled emergencies during the drill.

“Personality Development” – Claudette Manus, VP for Business Development, Serviam Professionals; Director, Auksilyo Professionals

Engr. Claudette shows students how to be a real gentleman by practicing very simple tips!

November 13, 2017

“Environmental Awareness” – Dann Diez, climate justice advocate, founder of SEED4COM, Let’s Do It Philippines

Cleaning up the coastal areas, practicing the 3Rs, and caring for the environment. Every good thing we do can save our planet Earth.

“Eco-bricks” –  Ms. Rosalie Lopez Fuentes, Eco-bricks

Plastics are made of polythelene which takes 500-1000 years for them to decompose. Reducing the use of plastics through making an eco-brick is simply an amazing way to fill your lull time and save the Mother Earth.

“5 Pieces Daily Habit” – Tony Galon, founder Basura Run and 5 Pieces Daily Habit

Mr. Tony Galon tells us that we can start picking up 5 pieces of garbage everyday as a habit. Mr. Galon is an organizer of Basura Run where every runner is asked to pick up litters after running a kilometer.

November 14, 2017

“Social Media Star” – Tina Amper, Founder of and Geeks on the Beach (GOAB)

Ms. Tina Amper turns the crowd wholesomely fun with tips on how to become famous yet responsible on social media, and start earning income too!

November 15, 2017

“Children’s Rights” –  Julieto Ardiente, Children’s League Bureau Secretary

With the emergence of cases on cyberbullying, Mr. Ardiente gives tips on how students can protect themselves by knowing their rights.

“Math Zero”  – Engr. Jose Roland Flores, Department Head for Common Curriculum

Back to basic session on numbers! A good headstart for any student with difficulty in solving simple mathematical problems.

November 16, 2017

“Becoming a Gentleman” – Fr. Roy Cimagala, CITE Chaplain, 4-time CAMMA awardee for Best Newspaper Column

Fr. Roy’s fatherly advice to students are a true gem. Being a gentleman always have to do with being godly.

“Why Values?”  – Tex Hernandez, Director of Lahug Cultural Center and projector director of SRI

Values are important. They keep us grounded when confronted with a life’s problem. Strengthening our values is never an easy task, but possible.

“Online Safety”  – SPO4 Egmedio Felisan Jr., CCPO PCRB, PO2 Merlito Patatag

How do we behave online? The celebrated cop “Kuya Bill” narrates the risks and risque of being part of the digital generation.

“Effective Communication” – Dr. Cristie Ann Delfin, Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education at the University of San Carlos

Dr. Cristie Ann wowed the audience with engaging communication training for student efficacy. Lots of inputs  and classroom tips for students who want to improve their command of English language!

November 17, 2017

“Online Addiction”  – Dr. Faustino Langahin Jr., Director for Formation

Online addiction is common, but one doesn’t have to fall for this trap. Dr. Jun shows that an idle mind is a devil’s playground.

“Financial Literacy” – Engr. Jose Reuel Zapata, ETTU Director, Financial literacy guru

Saving, spending, delayed gratification. All these activities have impact to your pocket. Students learn how to manage their money and achieve financial freedom.