Campus Roundup: Mining Top Execs Visit CITE, Budding Thespians Undergo Theater Arts, Young Mentors Attend Seminar, Staff Attends Digital Addiction Seminar, etc.

Mining Top Executives Visit CITE

CITE Technical Institute, Inc. is in talks with top executives from Apex Mining Co., Inc. (AMCI) to strengthen our capability in tech-voc program and engage in future scholarship programs.

During the visit on March 12, Senior EVP & COO Luis R. Sarmiento and SVP for Corporate Operations Gil Marvilla met the management staff to discuss how both organizations can achieve goals in their social commitment to uplift the lives of the people residing in the host and nearby communities.

AMCI has become a catalyst for community development through its various Social Development Management Plan (SDMP) activities and environmental protection programs in Compostela Valley.

AMCI operates the Maco Gold Mine located in Masara, Maco, Compostela Valley, Southern Mindanao.

Budding Thespians Undergo Theater Arts Workshop

School is almost out and it’s showtime!

Members of the Dramatics Ensemble from 2B-Electrical Technology class underwent the second leg of integrated arts workshop on March 9.

The workshop prepares budding thespians for the fifth staging of Paul Dumol’s original one-act play called “Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio” on March 27 and 29.

CITE alumnus and UC-trained stage actor Philip Bernardo Ogang coached and critiqued the performance of the participants.

During the workshops, participants had the opportunity to practice and learn new drama techniques from through a unique integrated theater arts approach.

The approach blends the different disciplines in theater including creative drama and body movement. The 2-day workshop provided an avenue for participants to express themselves fully and to boost their confidence.

Young Mentors Hold Seminar 

The 3rd session for members of Young Mentors Club on March 9 let the participants immerse in rich activity experiences that are aligned to children’s nature.

This approach developed by Montessori schools uses an elaborate self-directed activity, hands-on learning and collaborative play.

This includes using instructional tools that are tactile in nature and age-appropriate.

Young mentors were encouraged to use variations to increase proficiency among children in counting and reading through sensory explorations.

The training was facilitated by San Jose Day Care mentor Mrs. Editha Erana, who is a CITE parent.

Staff Attends Digital Addiction Seminar

Do people become addicted to technology? Its explosion in the recent decades has been significant and has affected lives in many ways.

To help us better understand this phenomenon, members of the Committee on Student Development Fernando Arendain and Brendon Baclaan attended a seminar on Strategies for Prevention and Helping Intervention on March 11 and 12 at Rajah Park Hotel.

The workshop offered in-depth information, strategies, and hands-on activities for helping people to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the issues related to technology over-use and tools for implementing changes in technology habits.

DIET Campaign Kicks Off

Campaigners led by Engr. Neil Agbay and Mr. Armand Manatad are northbound making rounds in public schools to promote the 3-year diploma in Engineering Technology program to senior high school graduates.

Among the schools visited on March 7-8 are San Remigio NHS, Lambusan NHS, Kamingawan Integrated School, and Luyang Integrated School. Campaigns and exams were also held at the City of Bogo Science and Arts Academy and Odlot NHS.

Another group led by Mr. Romero Enoc introduced the new DIET program to senior high graduates in Adlawon NHS, Lusaran NHS, Paril NHS and Mabini Integrated School.