Finding Solace in Urban Farming

In an article written by Calixto Chikiamco in BusinessWorld, he cited agriculture as foundation of development. Indeed, more than ever, as COVID crisis continues to grip our country, learning how to grow your own food is a skill that everyone must have. This is part of the advocacy of King Philip Caballes upon realizing how […]

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Novena for Serenity to Blessed Alvaro

PEACE OF HEART Blessed Alvaro del Portillo was born in Madrid on 11 March 1914. He studied engineering and began working professionally in that field. To his doctorate in engineering, he later added doctorates in history and canon law. In 1935 Alvaro joined Opus Dei, which had been founded by St Josemaría Escrivá in 1928. […]

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CITE Advisory (May 1, 2020)

To: All Staff and Students From: Academic Council Re: ACADEMIC CONTINUITY PLAN 2020-1 Date: 23 April 2020 Dear All: In light of the extension of enhanced community quarantine until May 15, 2020 as proclaimed by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, the Academic Council upon MS approval would like to inform everyone of the following adjustments. […]

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Student Leader Rises Amid Crisis

Government officials in both national and local levels are doing serious juggling right now, trying to solve the COVID-19 crisis and address the immediate needs of the people, all while trying to keep everyone well. In communities where resources are scarce, this can be difficult at best. But nothing beats a collaborative efforts among barangay […]

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Running a Tight Ship

Closures of ports and stricter border controls have put Filipino seafarers on a limbo. Since the enhanced community quarantine began, overseas deployment was already put on hold as part of preventive measures that led about 3800 stranded seafarers to be billeted to boarding houses and accommodation facilities in Metro Manila. As they wait for government’s […]

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Student Leader Steps Up in Times of Crisis

As COVID-19 pandemic hits hard the poorest of the poor, the gaping inequities in access to food and health care continues to widen. Though the province-wide enforcing of community quarantine has kept the people off the streets, it has also challenged hardworking local government officials to step up their efforts in reaching out to their […]

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Audio Meditation of the Prelate: Easter Sunday

Lumen Christi! The light of Christ! These are the words that the Church makes resound in our ears at the start of the Easter Vigil, which begins in the darkness of the night. Lumen Christi! This is repeated three times, while the candles of those participating in the liturgical celebration are being lit. The light […]

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Announcement

Further to the issued CITE memo dated March 19, please be clarified that the duration of the suspension of ALL classes, summer training orientations for incoming students, and work will be until APRIL 28, 2020, subject to extension or revocation if warranted by proclamations from the offices of Cebu Provincial Government and Cebu City Government. […]

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Responding to the Needs of Frontliners

Many have been gravely worried about the crisis brought about by COVID-19, let alone its long-term consequences. But the outpouring of responses from private individuals and civic and faith-based groups have offered grounds to hope that there is there is no shortage of kindness and goodwill. As public support for frontliners continuously pours out, we […]

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COVID Warriors

Large-scale disinfecting efforts have been carried out to slow the spread of COVID-19 in big cities and barangays. Methods from simple disinfectant sprays to spray cannons have been used on establishments and streets as the country continues to battle against the increasing number of COVID-infected cases. Keeping Cebuanos out of harm’s way is the Regional […]

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Commentary on the Gospel: Palm Sunday

Gospel at the Procession with Palms (Lk 19:28-40) And when he had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. When he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount that is called Olivet, he sent two of the disciples, saying, “Go into the village opposite, where on entering you will find a colt […]

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Rest in Peace, DDG Gladys Fua Rosales

We sympathize with TESDA over the loss of Deputy Director General Gladys Fua Rosales whose grace and courage under the most difficult of circumstances have always been a source of comfort and inspiration to her TESDA family and friends. DDG Rosales had more than two decades’ worth of experience as a public servant, starting her […]

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Do-it-Yourself Face Shields Filling A Niche

A lot of productive activities can still be done while you are on quarantine and it even includes helping out in household chores or starting a new hobby. For Jommel Salogaol, who has been trapped since the stay-at-home orders somewhere on Mango Avenue, he makes use of his time to assemble 200 do-it-yourself face shields […]

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Masks Armies

Facemasks maybe are in short supply, but not Filipinos’ creativity. This has prodded creative solutions among Cebuanos including some of our alumni and students who, while being relegated to their homes due to heightened quarantine measures, are using their time productively to assemble do-it-yourself (DIY) versions of face shields made of elastic materials, PVC, acetate […]

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Heroes to the Core

As the world continues to grapple with the brunt of COVID-19 large-scale pandemic, our front line personnel from both public and private sectors continue to put up a brave front while the rest of the populace retreat on quarantine orders. We have heard both heroic and tragic stories about doctors, nurses, and health workers who […]

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School Operations Suspended

Out of an abundance of caution and preventive measures in line with the growing concerns on COVID-19 and in keeping with the declaration of State of the Public Health Emergency issued by the Office of the President and the executive order from our local government unit on the said matter, the following adjustments will be […]

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CITE Programs Recognized with STAR Rating

CITE garners 2 STAR level rating in Mechatronics, EPAS, and Computer Systems Servicing and 1 STAR level rating in Machining during the onsite validation on Feb. 12, 2020 against CITE’s quality team’s self-assessment of its registered programs. The STAR (System for TVET Accreditation and Recognition) Program is a system of recognizing TVI programs that have […]

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CITE Students to Benefit from Cebu City Scholarships

About 9,700 college students in Cebu City will soon enjoy scholarships that include tuition and academic and school supply assistance as Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella inks a memorandum agreement with 19 colleges and universities on February 7, 2020. The scholarship grant would provide a P10,000 educational subsidy to the students in the senior high […]

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