CSC celebrates 38th Charter Day
by EA Bagadiong
Virac, Catanduanes (19 June) -- An array of academic-literary competitions and trade-techno fair marked the 38th foundation anniversary of the Catanduanes Sate Colleges starting June 18 until today.
The celebration commenced with a parade around downtown, followed by the Techno Fair showcasing the agricultural and knowledge-based products of CSC, including researches presented in international events and other programs of the extension services department.
Academic and literally competitions as well as skills highlighted the opening day, while the Search for Mr. and Miss CSC was held in the evening.
The CSC also conferred awards of recognition to the Dean's listers, government and private scholarship benefactors, partners in extension linkages, as well as retirees and outstanding employees and alumni.
The late congressman of the province, Jose M. Alberto, is the founder of the CSC. He authored and sponsored RA 6341 which converted the former Virac National Agricultural and Trade School into the state college now.
Today, the CSC is enjoying the prestige of being the only public institution of higher learning in Catanduanes with its graduates topping various national licensure examinations.
The CSC, is now categorized as Level III SUC (State University and College), is now comprehensive higher education institution offering complete academic degree programs.
The accreditation of academic programs by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines, Inc. of its almost curricular programs were achieved in 2008 and this has concretized the goal of the CSC administration under the stewardship of President Asuncion V. Asetre, to ensure that the entire programs of the institution are fully accredited. (PIA Catanduanes) [top]