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CEU students represent the Philippines in the International Leadership program

By Benzar Abad

Escolarian delegation dressed in Philippine national costumes with Daegou Health College International Relations Center Director Dr. Kyung-yong Kim.

CEU students flew to Daegou, South Korea to represent our country in the Daegou Health College Global Student Leadership Program 2010 on August 9-19, 2010. CEU Manila students Kresta Clara Awatin (BS Biology), Dyna Jeanne Godoy (Doctor of Dental Medicine), Dhenson Mallari (BS Nursing) with Vergil Chua (BS Medical Technology) from CEU Makati and Lloyd Reyes (BS Pharmacy) of CEU Malolos attended the 10-day program that was participated in by eight countries all over the world. The chosen Escolarian students show cased their wit, epitomizing science and virtue wih other fellow representatives all over the world. With the theme Meeting the Global Challenge: Creativity, Profession, and Humanity, the Global Student Leadership Program aimed to help the students think globally and appreciate cultural diversity factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever changing and challenging work/team environment. The program featured lectures, group discussions and presentations in culture, communication, global challenges and leadership. Participants were also immersed in Korean culture. They toured a traditional Korean village, visited a Buddhist temple, learned the traditional Korean martial art Taekwondo, and participated in a Korean cooking contest. The lucky students were also given the chance to have a free one day tour in South Korea.

CEU Students top the Nursing Board Examination

By Benzar Alih P. Abad

Again, Centro Escolar University and the College of Nursing celebrate as we all again reach the top 10 of the nursing board examination. Among the Top nursing schools, CEU owned three spots on the Top 10. Three Centro Escolar University students topped the recent Nursing Board Examination conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission on July 2010. The placers were Alyssa Leonila DS. Guiam, 4th place (85.80%)-CEU Makati; Ramon Carlo A. Baring, 10th place (84.60%)-CEU Manila; Jodellene F. Perocho, 10th place (84.60%)-CEU Makati. CEU College of Nursing immerses its students in selected communities to provide them with the required hands-on training. The Comprehensive Clinical Practicum is held in reputable affiliated hospitals. With its fully equipped laboratories backed up by competent pool of faculty members, CEU College of Nursing enjoys Level II Reaccreditation by PAASCU.

CEU Inaugurates New Medical X-ray Clinic

By Benzar Alih P. Abad

Centro Escolar University unveiled its new Medical X-ray Clinic located at the SDV Ground Floor in a gathering attended by the CEU community on September 1, 2010. The clinic started its construction last March. The clinic has a complete set of x-ray and radiology equipment that will serve the CEU community and its environs. In her short message, CEU President Dr. Ma. Cristina Padolina said that the CEU community will benefit a lot from this facility. Aside from the administration, faculty, and staff of CEU, also present during the inauguration and blessing of the Medical X-ray Clinic were representatives from the Mendiola Consortium, Brgy. San Miguel, Manila officials, and representatives from Lyka Enterprises. Photo shows Dr. Ma. Cristina Padolina (3rd from right), with (left to right) CEU Treasurer Mr. Cesar Tan, CEU Hospital, Inc. President Dr. Jesus Perez, CEU Executive Vice President Dr. Ricardo de Leon, CEU Radiologic Technologist Jake Anthony Antolin, CEU Radiologist Dr. Emilio Baltazar, Bureau of Health Devices and Technology Mr. Arnold Rillera, and the College of Medical Technology Dean Dr. Charito Bermido in the X-ray room of the clinic.

BY Benzar Alih P. Abad

Last September 13, 2010, the annual search for Mr. And Ms. CEU was held again. The Search was held at the ISC mezzanine, 4-6 p.m. where approximately 45 students joined the contest to showcase their abilities and wits. The competition was spearheaded by the USC officers namely Louie Maycong (SELAMS) and Serna Alfonso (SAM) together with the USC adviser Dr. Carlito B. Olaer. Known and Credible panelists were invited to judge the contestants and choose who will make it to the finals. Two of the panelists were from SELAMS, Mr. Ed Villarante (Head, Masscom Department) and Mr. Jeff Henson Dy (Adviser, Dramatic Guild). Students from different colleges showcased what it really means to possess science and virtue. The first part of the competition was the ramp modeling where in the candidates walked in front of the audiences and the panelists with their formal wear. Following next is the sports wear where candidates showed how they look like when they are wearing their sports wear. Some of the sports chosen by the candidates were swimming, basketball, baseball cycling, taekwondo, boxing, surfing, etc. Next was the question and answer portion which was headed by the USC president Mr. Louie Maycong. Mr. Villarante explained that the competition does not look on the physical aspect of the students but also with the criteria Science and Virtue. At the end of the competition, 23 lucky students were chosen. 10 from the girls, and one of them was Ms. Angelica Mariel Banagan, a 3rd year performing arts student from SELAMS. And 13 from the boys where Benzar Alih P. Abad, 3rd year Journalism student, Mark Anthony V.

Agapito, 4th year broadcasting student, and Patrick Justine Cazin, 4th year Political Science student made it as finalists for the Search. Various trainings and seminars must be attended by the candidates in order to empower them more. The talents night will be held on December 2010 while the Final night will be held on January 22, 2010.