BatStateU Lemery held the inauguration and groundbreaking ceremonies of its five storey technology building, canteen and campus façade on September 5, 2018 at Rajah Matanda St., Brgy. Bagong Sikat, Lemery, Batangas.
Witnessing the ceremonial occasions were university officials, faculty members, students and guests from the municipality.
The technology building has a total floor area of 2, 414.96 square meters while the canteen/student center has a total of 230 square meter floor area. Said building, equipped with an elevator, houses two classrooms, five administrative offices, two audio visual rooms, two faculty rooms, four laboratories, a library and a multi-purpose hall. Rev. Fr. Raul Martinez, Parochial Vicar of San Roque Parish blessed the facilities.
Executive Director for BatStateU Lemery Prof. Enrico M. Dalangin in his welcome remarks, regarded the ceremony as a remarkable and historical event for the university and its entire community. He also recognized the university’s efforts in ensuring the needs of its various stakeholders.
President Ronquillo on the other hand, delivered his inspirational message and expressed his gratitude to everyone behind the newest achievement of BatStateU. He appealed to the students to be good stewards of the facilities offered to them by the university. The president also acknowledged the presence of Col. Pablo Calasme, the Executive Secretary of Lemery Mayor Eulalio “Larry” M. Alilio, who also spoke at the event.
Col. Pablo Casalme on behalf of Mayor Alilio congratulated the university, lauding its various accomplishments and developments. He even shared that he was confident that the university will remain a steadfast institution in developing the intellectual capacity of its students, and also wished for its continuous success.
This was followed by the groundbreaking ceremony of the campus façade graced by Col. Casalme, BatStateU’s executive committee and some members of the university’s governing board. The façade is set to be completed early in 2019.