Batangas State University launched its 11th campus in Mabini, Batangas on August 6, 2018 during the first day of classes. Over 200 students, officials and employees gathered in front of the Josefina L. Yu Hall where the first flag raising ceremony was also held.
University President Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo, in his message, inspired the students to give their best and learn with passion as they enter academic year 2018-2019. He also encouraged them to give back to the community of Mabini thru exhibiting excellence in all aspects guided by the university’s core values.
Meanwhile, Mabini Mayor Noel B. Luistro expressed his deepest gratitude to the BatStateU community for contributing to the goals of the municipality. The mayor pointed out that the students are fortunate to be able to experience quality education delivered by the university. With that, he urged them to perform well on their chosen field of expertise.
The opening program was then followed by the blessing led by Fr. Vic Cisneros
On the other hand, the campus officially called as BatStateU- Mabini, houses a 1,777.86 square meter Higher Education Building with program offerings under the College of Accountancy, Business Economics and International Hospitality Management (CABEIHM), College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), and College of Engineering and Computing Sciences (CECS). These programs include BS Business Administration major in Marketing Management and Operation Management, BS Entrepreneurship, BS Management Accounting, BS Tourism Management, BS Development Communication, BS Information Technology, and General Engineering.
Vice Mayor Jun Villanueva, Municipal Administrator Atty. Gerville Luistro, VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Erma B. Quinay, VP for Administration and Finance Atty. Luzviminda C. Rosales, VP for External Affairs and ICT Services Prof. Rogelio A. Antenor, VP for Research, Development and Extension Services Assoc. Prof. Albertson D. Amante, Executive Director for BatStateU Malvar, Lipa City and Mabini Dr. Expedito V. Acorda, Executive Director for Pablo Borbon Main II Dr. Jessie A. Montalbo, Executive Director for BatStateU Nasugbu, Lemery and Balayan Prof. Enrico M. Dalangin, Director for Project Management Assoc. Prof. Antonio A. Gamboa, Director for Public Relations Dr. Vanessah V. Castillo, BatStateU Mabini Dean of Colleges Dr. Jodi Belina A. Bejer, Asst. Director for Human Resource Management Mr. Noel Alberto S. Omandap and Executive Assistant of the Office of the President Mr. Jonas Erik L. Ebora also graced the launching program.