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Congratulations to our 49 new Registered Psychometricians!

posted Nov 9, 2018, 9:34 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Nov 9, 2018, 4:44 PM ]

Our warmest congratulations to our 49 new Registered Psychometricians! We are truly proud of you!

1. Abrera, Jossa S. 2. Asia, Mark Angelo M. 3. Atienza, Jerrica Red M. 4. Balamban, Stephen Red C. 5. Boongaling, Malaya Milcah L. 6. Cada, Raymond E. 7. Cada, Shaira M. 8. Cadeliña, Katherine M. 9. Cangao, Abraham 10. Capila, Merichie F. 11. Capistrano, Oliver R. 12. Caraig, Sheena Q. 13. Cera, Jeanne Paulo R. 14. Coronado, Ereena P. 15. Dalogo, Mia Crisel V. 16. Dadivas, Shyla Mae C. 17. Dela Cerna, Wally T. 18. Devera, Aileen R. 19. Digma, Krysha Caye M. 20. Ferrer, Daphne C. 21. Francia, Adrian P. 22. Granada, Joshua Renz N. 23. Hernandez, Jency V. 24. Ilagan, Mariel Melody S. 25. Inaanuran, Lei Anne N. 26. Iya, Micolle Ann C. 27. Jimenez, Jeanel Keith A. 28. Lopez, April Mae E. 29. Madriaga, Annie Gelle I. 30. Magnaye, Krenezha Mae J. 31. Magpantay, Shyne L. 32. Malbog, Kate Nicole V. 33. Modestano, Myrene C. 34. Pacia, Francois Aila C. 35. Pagkaliwagan, Hayselle B. 36. Penuliar, Laydien Gireco C. 37. Peñaflorida, Filipina M. 38. Queaño, Mary Grace A. 39. Reforma, Marella S. 40. Reyes, Regem T. 41. Rondolo, Mary Claire Liann U. 42. Rosete, Diana N. 43. Sanchez, Jessabel 44. Tabernilla, Frenalyne B. 45. Torres, Ava Kaye T. 46. Torres, Dyan Ara L. 47. Valdecantos, Jas Arianne S. 48. Villamor, Dorothy May A. 49. Zaide, Davy Dexter B.

SLSU registered a passing percentage of 59.76% which is higher than the national passing percentage of 47.73%!

SLSU hailed champ in ‘Statistics on Air’

posted Oct 31, 2018, 8:56 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Oct 31, 2018, 7:43 PM ]

The Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) team bagged the first place in the Statistics on Air: A Radio Hosting Competition held as part of the Philippine Statistics Authority’s celebration of Statistics Month, Oct. 31, 2018.

The team SLSU, comprised of students and faculty from the Bachelor of Arts in Communication and the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics program, tackled the significance and contribution of tourism statistics in the growing economy of the Philippines.

Geanno Ramon Zurbano and Jay Myreen Miso, students of BA Comm, served as hosts of the program. They interviewed Prof. Jed Frank Marqueses, a faculty member of BS Mathematics. Jeaniel Perez, another BA Comm student, served as the technical assistant. They were trained by Ms. Mary Jane Camarador, the team’s coach.

The team SLSU hosted a public affairs program that centered on the theme “Pagtuklas sa Ganda ng Pilipinas sa Pamamagitan ng Numero: Estadistika para sa Likas-Kayang Pag-unlad ng Turismo.”

The tandem of Zurbano and Miso, dubbed as Kuya Kiko-mambo and Ate Maya Lakwatsera, delivered a lively and informative discussion on how statistics is utilized in improving the tourism industry of the country. Miso was hailed as second best host for her excellent hosting of the program.

On the other hand, Prof. Marqueses provided a clear, factual and informative discussion of tourism statistics and its practical applications. He also cited research-based examples where statistics was used to predict tourist flow and business trend, as well as to help improve the agri-business industry.

Meanwhile, AMA Computer College finished second while Calayan Educational Foundation Inc. (CEFI) secured the third spot in the team competition. A student from CEFI was hailed as best host, while the third spot for hosting was grabbed by Maryhill College.

Statistics on Air was organized by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), and Radyo Pilipinas Lucena in cooperation with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and the Kapisanan ng 
mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) – Lucena Chapter.

NRCP chairpersons grace CAS Interdisciplinary R & E writeshop

posted Oct 28, 2018, 4:33 PM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Oct 28, 2018, 4:39 PM ]

The faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) got a chance to learn about the latest development in national research from two of the renowned scientists in the country during the CAS Interdisciplinary Research and Extension (R&E) Writeshop, held at the CAM auditorium on Oct. 25-26, 2018.

Participants of the writeshop with NRCP speakers

Dr. Gregorio E.H. Del Pilar, Chairperson of the Social Sciences Division of the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) and Professor of the Department of Psychology at the University of the Philippines – Diliman, together with Dr. Arvin C. Diesmos, Chairperson of the Biological Sciences Division of NRCP and Scientist III at the National Museum of the Philippines, shared the ongoing trends in the natural and social sciences.

Dr. Del Pilar discussed the harmonized national research and development (R&D) agenda in line with Ambisyon Natin 2040. He presented of the role of NRCP in attaining the R&D agenda. Afterwards, he presented completed and ongoing research projects financed and assisted by NRCP and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). 

Meanwhile, Dr. Diesmos shared his experiences in conducting research in the field of natural sciences. He also presented some of the studies that he completed. Afterwards, he discussed the practical and efficient way of writing and completing research projects.

Ms. Mary Charlotte O. Fresco and Ms. Marisse V. Borillo of the Technical Capacity Development Section of NRCP, conducted an orientation on how to be a member of NRCP as well as the benefits of being an associate and a regular member. Ms. Fresco also shared the number of scientists all over the country who are members of the various division of NRCP.

The lectures of the speakers from NRCP was held on the first day of the writeshop, right after the opening ceremony. The writeshop aims to produce research and extension proposals, which could be developed as institutional projects.

Dr. Mari Jane A. Lee, the dean of CAS, expressed her support to the CAS Research Council for its dedication to keeping the good research culture in the college. Likewise, she expressed her gratitude to the guest speakers from NRCP for sharing their knowledge on research to the CAS faculty members.

On the second day of the writeshop, the faculty members of each discipline developed their own research and extension proposals, which they presented thereafter. Dr. Gondelina Radovan, Vice-President for Planning, Research, Extension, Production and Development (PREPD) together with Dr. Editha De Jesus, Director of Research Services, and Prof. Malou Enal, served as panel of evaluators.

Participants pose for a souvenir photo after presenting their outputs

As part of the writeshop, Prof. Essex Vladimier Samaniego presented his completed research entitled “Diet and Distribution of Invasive Alien Species of Frogs in Mount Banahaw San Cristobal Protected Landscape.”

The CAS Interdisciplinary R&E Writeshop was made possible through the initiative of Prof. Rene P. Zubieto, CAS R&E coordinator and the CAS Research Council in cooperation with SLSU Gender and Development Office. Prof. Julia Lea Radovan and Prof. Maria Gloria Nada served as moderators of the writeshop. // CAS Research Council Publications

2018 CAS Outstanding Alumni

posted Oct 13, 2018, 4:25 PM by SLSU CAS

Our warmest congratulations to this year's Outstanding Alumni of the College! Awarded by the CAS Alumni Association headed by Mr. Joel Erandio, this year's receipients of the award was recognized alongside the 7th Alumni Homecoming held at CAS Hamlet Hall, August 25, 2018.

Photos courtesy of CAS Alumni Association President, Mr. Joel Erandio.

Bio Prof receives scholarship for summer school in Costa Rica

posted Sep 6, 2018, 8:36 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Sep 6, 2018, 8:52 AM ]

Mr. Wilfredo Barrera, Jr., a faculty of the BS Biology program is one of only 12 recipients of an all-expense-paid summer school on Food and Nutrition Security that will be held at the University of Costa Rica from November 12-30, 2018.

Letter of invitation screen grab on Mr. Barrera's Facebook account

After a competitive assessment process of applicants from around the world, Mr. Barrera emerged as one of the grantees whose training, subsistence, accommodation and flight tickets will be covered by the organizers, The University of Costa Rica and University of Hohenheim in Germany.

He will be joining experts and graduate students from around the world, with lecturers coming from Germany, Brazil and Costa Rica. // CAS Web Development Team


Comm Prof to continue studies in the US

posted Sep 6, 2018, 8:11 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Sep 6, 2018, 8:28 AM ]

Receiving the prestigious Fulbright-CHED Dissertation Grant, Ms. Joan Dizon will continue her PhD studies at the Michigan State University (MSU) in the United States for a year. 

Currently on her dissertation writing stage towards her Doctor of Philosophy in Media Studies at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, Ms. Dizon is among the chosen few who were successful in their application for the grant after a rigorous evaluation procedure conducted by the Fulbright Commission in the Philippines, one of the most prestigious scholarship-granting institutions in the world that is supported by the United States government, and in partnership this year with the Commission on Higher Education as part of their K-12 transition program.

Ms. Dizon is interested on writing about memes, metaphors and politics, and is advised by Dr. Diosa Labiste of the UP College of Mass Communication. She intends to find out if and how the metaphoric meme as a digital artefact can be a site for agentic possibilities in political discourse. She will be working with Dr. Johannes Bauer, the Chair of Media and Information Department, and co-supervised by Dr. Joshua Introne of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences of Michigan State University. MSU ranks 9th worldwide on Media and Communication Studies. // CAS Web Development Team

2018 Admissions

posted Jun 9, 2018, 10:10 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Jun 9, 2018, 10:14 AM ]

The result for the 2018 undergraduate admissions is now out! We are pleased to welcome our incoming students for the academic year 2018-2019. For those who are waitlisted, our BS Biology and BS Mathematics programs are still open!

Graduation 2018

posted Jun 1, 2018, 8:53 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Jun 1, 2018, 8:58 AM ]

Our warmest congratulations to our students who are graduating this year! May you use the knowledge, training, and experience you gained in the years you were with us not only for personal socio-economic growth but in helping out your respective communities as well. Together, let’s foster social and scientific advancement!

BA Comm researchers receive Special Jury Mention Award in PJRC 2018 Special Project Category

posted May 10, 2018, 3:30 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated May 10, 2018, 7:39 AM ]

“For courageously portraying the conditions of members of a marginalized group and presenting them in a most visually compelling and emotionally moving manner… we give a special jury mention to Kwentong Bahaghari of Southern Luzon State University.”

Students of Bachelor of Arts in Communication bagged the Special Jury Mention Award in the Philippine Journalism Research Conference (PJRC) 2018 for their documentary film entitled “Kwentong Bahaghari,” held at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, May 3.

Joleen Araneta, Kim Belard Marquez and Jethron Cyrus Lavadia highlighted the success stories of the members of Bahaghari Organization in their documentary film. Bahaghari is a progressive organization of LGBTQ that seeks to uphold LGBTQ rights, advance the sectorial interests, and work for the realization of democratic aspirations.

Ariel Sebellino of the Philippine Press Institute, Carlo Figueroa of De La Salle University and of the Canadian Embassy, and Deo Bagaoisan of GMA 7 served as judges for the special project categories. They commended the researchers for featuring members of an LGBTQ organization in an emotionally moving documentary.

Meanwhile, Baby Clarisse Ramirez, another BA Comm student, presented her research entitled “Drugs, Death and Glory: An Analysis of the News Reports on Duterte and his War on Drugs.” Her study qualified in the Academic (News Analysis) category.

PJRC 2018 was held during the celebration of Press Freedom Day with the theme “Democracy and Disinformation: The Continuing Fight.” It was organized by the University of the Philippines Journalism Department, in partnership with the University of Santo Tomas.

Ms. Mary Jane Camarador served as the adviser of Marquez, Araneta and Lavadia while Dr. Shiela M. Manzanilla was the adviser of Ramirez. // CAS Web Development Team

CAS holds ‘Alagwa’; BS Math, BS Bio bag awards

posted Apr 21, 2018, 3:34 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated May 10, 2018, 4:24 PM ]

On its 6th year, the College of Arts and Sciences took the college’s annual interdisciplinary research conference to another level. Following this year’s theme “Alagwa: Catapulting Innovations in CAS’ Research Culture,” the eight sets of student research were presented at the CBA Auditorium, April 27.

Researchers from the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Frances C. Mora and Junell J. Patuloy, were hailed Best Researchers as they impressed the panel of evaluators with their study on the application of Floyd – Warshall Algorithm in transporting agricultural products.

Frances Mora and Junell Patuloy of BS Mathematics were hailed Best Researchers

Mora and Patuloy proposed an optimal route in transporting agricultural products to Sentrong Pamilihan ng Produktong Agrikultura sa Quezon Inc. for farmers and dealers of Sariaya, Quezon, which they were able to prove to be more efficient than the existing routes that the farmers and dealers are using.

This is repeat victory for BS Math as they also seized the Best Researcher award in the 2017 Interdsciplinary Research Conference.

Best Presenters: Govinda Lou O. Bernardo, Darlene Faye B. Cadao and Marvin D. Menor of the Bachelor of Science in Biology

Meanwhile, Govinda Lou O. Bernardo, Darlene Faye B. Cadao and Marvin D. Menor of the Bachelor of Science in Biology bagged the Best Presenter award. Their study entitled “Biochemical Screening and Bioactivities of Selected Plants from Mt. Banahaw De Lucban, Quezon Province” determined the biochemical properties and bioactivities of Knema acuminata, Ficus guyeri, Dracontomelon edule, and Cratoxylum sumatranum ssp. Sumatranum.

Other research presented include “Huwag Tularan, Pusher Ako: Influence of War on Drugs TV News Reportage on the Safety and Security of Selected Viewers” by Charlete Ann U. Soriano and Ma. Lilet C. Mia (BA Comm.); “Impact Analysis of Selected Extension Projects Of Psychology Program in Southern Luzon State University” by Wally T. Dela Cerna and Jeanel Keith A. Jimenez (AB Pyschology); “Historical Development of Lucban Hat’s Sambalilong Buntal: A Proposed Socio- Cultural Intervention Plan” by Catherine A. Peňero (AB History); “Ibayong Mundo: A Documentary Film on the Constructed Identity of Selected Filipina Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong” by Marielle Biacora, John Paul Saliendra and Jemimah Ruth Teope (BA Comm); “Macroinvertebrate Diversity in San Juan De Jesus, Progreso and Butaguin Rivers in Gumaca, Quezon as Stream Health Indicator” by Sedney S. Mendoza (BS Biology); and “On the Laplacian Energy and Color Signless Laplacian Energy of Book Graph Bn” by Mark Joel L. Rubina and John Ray A. Buenvenida (BS Math).

Panel of Evaluators: Prof. Cheeno Sayuno, Prof. Heidi Baraan-Gonzales, Mr. Erwin Don Racasa

Prof. Heidi Baraan-Gonzales of the Batangas State University, Prof. Cheeno Marlo Sayuno of the University of the Philippines-Los Baños, and Mr. Erwin Don Racasa of the MGB-DENR served as panel of evaluators. They were impressed with the methodical studies that promised practical application to the community.

Meanwhile, Prof. Julieta Lindo, a faculty of the CAS and a recipient of FullBright Scholarship, delivered the plenary address. Ms. Minerva Sagsagat, a student Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, gave a special research presentation.

Prof. Julieta Lindo, Fulbright Scholarship recipient delivers the plenary address.

“Alagwa” is the 6th Interdisciplinary Research Conference organized by the CAS Research Council. The conduct of the conference started in 2012. This year’s conference is organized under the supervision of Prof. Rene P. Zubieto, CAS Research and Extension Services Coordinator.

The Languages, Literature and Humanities Department headed by Dr. Shiela Manzanilla served as convener of the conference. Mr. Gino Cabrera, Prof. Jed Marqueses and Prof. Julia Lea Radovan served as moderators of the event.

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