Extension

Extension Service

Title of the Project
Tree Planting Activity in Barangay San Pedro, Batangas City

Location
Barangay San Pedro, Batangas City

Duration/Date
One (1) day (July 8, 2016)

Type of Community Extension Service
Community Outreach Program- Environment

Department/Persons Involved
College of Industrial Technology (CIT)
College of Engineering and Fine Arts (CEAFA)
College of Computing Sciences (CICS
Faculty Association (FACAS)
Parent Teacher and Community Association (PTCA)
Supreme Student Council (SSC)
Alumni Affairs Office (AAO)

Project Leader and Coordinators

PROF. ROMEO C. DE CASTRO
Director, Extension Services Office

ASST. PROF. ARMANDO V. MENDOZA JR.
Asst. Director for Community Development Services

DR. PHILIP Y. DEL ROSARIO
Dean, CIT

ENGR. PRINCESS MARIE B. MELO
Dean, CICS

DR. ELISA D. GUTTIERREZ
Dean, CEAFA & Executive Director, Main Campus II

Extension Service Coordinators:
ENGR. CLEOFE ALMA A. BAYOT – CIT
ENGR. ALLAN B. DE VILLA – CEAFA
MS. LOVELY ROSE C. TIPAN – CICS

FACAS President
PTCA President
SSC President
AAO President

Beneficiaries
Residents of Barangay San Pedro, Batangas City

Rationale
As environment problem increases in magnitude and scope, the environmental benefits of trees become increasingly important to the community and to the world at large. Trees provide many benefits to people. They offer cooling shade, block the raging, strong winds, provide sanctuary to birds and wildlife, purify the air, prevent soil erosion, give clean water, add grace and beautify the communities. As trees grow, they help stop climate change effects by moving carbon dioxide from the air, storing carbon in the trees and soil, releasing oxygen into the atmosphere, mitigate storm water through rain interception, and improve the quality of air through filtration and absorption. Thus trees play an important role in usstaining a healthy environment.
Batangas State University supports the government in mitigating the effects of climate change by offering viable solutions that will involve its stakeholders and the communities it caters in the Province of Batangas. Through the University’s Adopt-A-Barangay Program, each campus proposes projects, activities and programs (PAP’s) which aims to promote Environment and Natural resources Conservation, Protection and Rehabilitation. These involve tree planting activities that require collaboration with some government agencies (GAs) and non-government agencies (NGA’s) to sustain the projects.
The members of Barangay Council of San Pedro are also proponents for a healthy and sustainable environment whose aim is to promote the protection of the natural resources as well as the health and well-being of the rural folks.

 

 

Title of the Project: Seminar on Project Management: Skills Development through New Techniques using Microsoft Office Tools (MS Word, Powerpoint and Excel)
Location: Municipal’s Conference Hall, Poblacion, San Pascual Batangas
Duration: March 10,2016

8:00 am – 5:00 pm ,8 hours

Type of Community Extension Services:  

Technical Assistance and Advisory Services

Workers Education Services

Department/Person Involved Computer Science Department

·         Mr. Erwin Enriques – Resourse Speaker

Information Technology Department

·         Ms. Xyza Gay Lyzyll C. Mazo – Resourse Speaker

Volunteer

·         Mr. Lloyd H. Macatangay

Project Leaders and Coordinators: Asst. Prof. Princess Marie B. Melo– Dean

Ms. Lovely Rose C. Tipan , Extension Coordinator

Cooperating Agencies: College of Informatics and Computing Sciences
Beneficiaries:

 

·   Office Employees in Municipality of San Pascual Batangas

·   Faculty Teachers from Regis Benedictine Academy ( Elementary and High School)

Rationale of the Project: Education leads to a successful and better future for each and every individual in the society. Merging technology for a good use and learning practices in school can lead to a modernization of teaching skills. Teachers and faculties are responsible for opening a new world for effective learning for the benefits of every student. In addition, this will be a greatly contribution as such it catches attention for the students and teachers and vice versa than those of any traditional way of teaching before.

 

On the other hand, a good practice in using computer software for working employees is the same thing. Engaging the aspects of modernized technology can lead to a successful, less hassle and easy to cope up with requirements needed to reach the job goals.

 

Understanding and bringing the new taste of learning methods and work practices through this is useful for effective interactions. The project is design for the Office Employees and Correspondence and Elementary and High School Faculty teachers .All are entrusted with providing and creating learning tools, facilities and good practices in using computer software for documenting and reports making.

 

Objectives: Generally, the Project Management Seminar aims to develop the skills of the Teachers from Regis Benedictine Academy and the Employees of Municipal of san Pascual by acquiring their job requirements posed by the modernization and integration of technology.

 

Specifically in terms of:

·         To deepen participant’s understanding on using Microsoft Office Tools to be used for their field of work

·          To increase participant’s capacity for effective working and implementation of reports in response to meet their job requirements

·         To enhance participant’s learning paths to become an innovative individual

·         To familiarize participants with the Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Title of the Project or Activity: Incident Command System, Contingency Plan & Disaster Management
Location: 4th Floor, Amphitheater CEAFA Building, Main Campus II –Alangilan
Date of Implementation: February 26, 2016, Friday; 8:00am- 5:00pm
Implementing College / Office: CICS (College of Informatics and Computing Sciences)
Partner Agency: City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office

Bureau of Fire Protection

Nature of Extension Service: Institutional Development Program

Technical Assistance and Advisory Services

Number and Type of Beneficiaries: Student Organization Officers: 22

Class President and Vice President:96

Faculty:38

Golden Country Home Owners:10

Faculty Members Involved: (Project Leader/Coordinators)

Asst. Prof. Princess Marie B. Melo– Dean

Ms. Lovely Rose C. Tipan , Extension Coordinator

Mr. Ryndel V. Amorado, SOA, Coordinator

Computer Science Department

·         Marizel B. Villanueva-facilitator

Information Technology Department

·         Ms. Maricel Z. Fernando- facilitator

Graduate School Department

·         Ms. Evelyn Z. Red

Faculty Extensionist

·         Mrs. Elaine G. Bacsa

·         Mrs. Ninfa Vergara

·         Mr. Demetrio Zara

Attached here is the list of faculty committee.

Objectives:

Generally, the project/activity Disaster Management Seminar aimed to empower the students, faculty and external partners to become resilient members of society capable of facing the challenges posed by various emergencies in the uncertain future.

Specifically, this salient activity also aimed to deepen participants’ in family disaster management and understanding of roles of ICT in the management of crises and mass disasters as well as to increase participants’ capacity for innovative planning and implementation of policy in response to crises and mass disasters. Furthermore, it was also intended to improve participants’ decision-making skills and to familiarize participants with the tools and methods such as executive and technological in order to enable decision makers to cope with national disasters.

Short Narrative of the Activity:

College of Informatics and Computing Sciences (CICS) flourishingly took part in organizing an eventful seminar entitled “Incident Command System, Contingency Plan and Disaster Management” last February 26, at 4th Floor, Amphitheater CEAFA Building, Main Campus II, Alangilan; participated by CICS students’ organization, class officers, faculty and selected people from the adjacent community of Alangilan. This seminar is an institutional development program of BatStateU Extension Office to give technical and advisory services. The Batangas City Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Council Office (CDRRMO-Batangas) was the cooperating agency which unselfishly helped CICS to give valuable information to reduce the occurrence of disasters and to reduce the impact of those that cannot be prevented. Furthermore, there were one hundred sixty six (166) who vigorously attended and participated in different activities such as focus group discussion, reporting and open forum.

 

It started in registration of the participants before entering the amphitheater as venue of the event and Mharvie Ann Abaya and Xyza Mazo were the faculty members who accommodated all the guests, resource speakers and audience. Ninfa Vergara led the invocation and it was followed playing the National Anthem through visual presentation.  John Allan De Villa and Hanna Katrine Razonable formally welcomed all the participants with zest and gave their personal insights about disaster, its effects and types. Engr. Princess Marie B. Melo, the Dean of CICS confirmed how significantly affect knowledge and skills to reduce loss of life. She also shared that “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”; conveying that it is easier to stop something from happening the first place than to repair the damage after it has happened. Likewise, Dean Melo also introduced Rodrigo Dela Roca, CDRRMO Officer who presented the program and services of CDRRMO.  He highlighted that the agency comes into action as soon as a disaster strikes and helps out in relief, rescue and rehabilitation process.  Dela Roca further emphasized that they are trained individuals, and are given extensive training to perform in the event of disaster or a natural calamity and they work as a team to reduce the loss of life and helping the locals getting back to normal life.  Likewise, Vina Marinel Maranan, another training officer conducted workshop about hazard identification and assessment. Ms. Maranan divided the participants into five groups to evaluate the level of knowledge of these people about calamities. There were guided questions that were answered by each group and presented it with different strategies to catch audience’s attention. The dynamism was clearly seen on the presentation of five groups as well as the sense of competitiveness. Maranan also explained that disasters have huge impact on human and environment so everyone should be cognitively, affectively and physically prepared. Further, exactly 12:00 noon, demo was conducted by a training officer of Bureau of Fire and Protection on how to deal with fire for prevention and likewise the fire safety orientation.

 

Moreover, the second part of the seminar started at 1:00 in the afternoon by a highly spirited presentation of Maritess Ingco, another training officer of CDRRMO who discussed all the sudden, unfortunate and calamitous phenomena that bring great damage, loss, destruction and devastation to human life as well as property. She highlighted the types of disasters and preparedness, and the concept of mitigation, rescue and relief. Ms. Maranan got back on the track and she organized the planning workshop. She also expounded that the predictability of disaster provides opportunities to plan for, prevent, and to lessen the impact of disaster.  In addition, the seminar ended with the statement emphasized by Marizel Villanueva, OIC-Department Chair of Computer Science that the worst effect of disaster can be partially or completely prevented by preparation, early warning, and swift decisive responses so everyone should be prepared, and she restated the catching line of Mary Rose Mendoza, CS student  “Ligtas, ang may alam!”