By UPDO-MIS Staff
Posted on June 15, 2015
The Cagayan State University celebrated its 37th founding anniversary as a state university on June 11 with the theme, "CSU at 37: Going World Class."
Celebration was done simultaneously in all eight campuses of the university with various fanfares.
In Tuguegarao where two of the biggest campuses are located, the celebration started with a parade from Carig to Andrews, CSU’s main campus.
Wearing yellow shirts on which the text about the 37th anniversary celebration is written, students, faculty members, administrative staff and university officials joined the parade which featured the floats of each of the colleges based in the two campuses, including the float put up for the international students, most of whom enrolled at the College of Medicine and Surgery and at the College of Arts and Sciences, where they are doing a Pre-Med biology degree.
This was followed by a solemn mass celebrated by University Chaplain Fr. Ranhilio Aquino, who, after the mass, gave a lecture on ASEAN Integration 2015 at the Andrews Gymnasium.
The lecture was done simultaneously with a job hiring event at the CSU Andrews Amphitheater participated in by more than 100 graduates of the University who were invited using the social media such as SMS and Facebook.
The school, which is attended by more than 38,000 students, partnered with John Clements, a 40 year-old international consultancy agency with clients from the Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) and manufacturing industries based in Manila, to host the affair.
Carig and Andrews employees showed their sports inclinations when they had joined the “Laro ng Lahi,” a sports event featuring the Filipino traditional games at 6 p.m., campus and university officials and employees gathered at the Andrews Gym for a fellowship program where CSU President Romeo R. Quilang delivered his state of the university address. Read full text of speech here.
It was also on the same occasion where supporters of CSU, retirees and outstanding faculty members were awarded plaques and certificates of recognition and cash incentives.
In between the parts of the program, there were songs and dance presentations accompanied by the CSU Sanchez Mira live band.
President Quilang, on this day, authorized the release of the Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) equivalent to the one month salary of the employees of the University.