The Office of the Academic Affairs recently announced a NO DOWN-PAYMENT SCHEME during the PRE-REGISTRATION ENROLLMENT in all levels of the academic institution from February 18 – April 15, 2019. In his memorandum, Dr. Ray Vincent E. Araña said that this pre-registration enrollment is aimed to “better address and prepare for possible issues and concerns at the start of the coming SY 2019 – 2020”.
He added that currently enrolled non-graduating basic education and college students are considered as pre-registered but will have to fill up the pre-registration forms that will be provided by the College Deans and BED Principal.
Qualified to pre-register are all new incoming students, continuing students, transferees and returnees. Pre-registration forms are also available at the Guidance Office.
ICC CONDUCTS ENGLISH TUTORIAL/ENRICHMENT CLASS
In line with the need to improve the English language proficiency of students particularly those in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Education and the College of Criminology, the Office of the Academic Affairs thru Dr. Ray Vincent E. Araña sought the help of Mr. Tim Konuch and Mrs. Becki Konuch, both representatives Global Neighbors.
The tutorial classes started last January 11, 2019 at the AVR every Friday from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon and focused more on the indigenous minority students’ needs to expand their communication skills with the correct grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading and listening.
The tutorial classes also aimed to:
- Encourage a continuous flow of speech
- Give the students the opportunity to interact using the English language
- Teach the language in appropriate social contexts
- Use vocabulary suited to different communication situations, and use of appropriately lengthy and complex sentences
- Speak the language with the proper use of pronouns and the construction of plural forms
DAA ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN ADMISSION GUIDELINES
In order to resolve the confusion over the admission of freshmen, transferees and returnees in Iligan Capitol College, the Office of the Academic Affairs thru Dr. Ray Vincent E. Araña announced the changes in the admission guidance effective SY 2019 – 2020, as follows:
- Starting June 2019, only Senior High School graduates will be admitted as freshman in all of the colleges.
- Returnees/Transferees will be accommodated but will only be admitted after being thoroughly evaluated by the dean of their respective program and the Registrar.
Dr. Araña also emphasized the need for department deans to coordinate properly with the year-level advisers to make sure that the students are following the subjects indicated in the curriculum of the current semester.
Incidentally, he also reminded department deans to make sure that following activities of senior students be conducted only between March 4 – 9, 2019:
- Mock Job Interview
- Tree Growing Activity
- Senior’s Ball
- Financial Management Seminar
- Personality Development Seminar
OSAS ANNOUNCES FILING OF CANDIDACY
The office of Student Affairs and Services thru Prof. Dante B. Lacsi recently announced the opening of the filing of candidacy for the new set of officers of the Supreme Students from January 28, 2019 – February 2, 2019.
Prof. Lacsi also announced that the campaign period will be on February 4 – 6, 2019 and will be followed by the Miting de Avance on February 7. The positions to be applied for are the following:
- General Secretary
- Associate Secretary
- Senators for each department
He added that interested applicants must have the following qualifications:
- He/she must be a bona fide student of this institution and has a study load of 15 units this semester.
- He/she possesses good moral character and has not been found guilty of violating school rule/policy or has not been subjected to any disciplinary action prior to the filing of candidacy.
- He/she must have a QPA (Quality Point Average) of 2.5 with no INC or failed grade on the last semester prior to the filing of candidacy.
- He/she must be willing to serve the ICC students.
- He/she must have a one year residence prior to the filing of candidacy
Incidentally, the schedule for the election is on February 8, 2019.
ICC STEPS UP SECURITY MEASURES
In view of the declaration of the nationwide heightened alert status following the twin bombing in Jolo, Sulu the Office of the Academic Affairs thru Dr. Ray Vincent E. Araña issued a memo directing the ICC community to exercise caution at all times inside the school premises.
He noted that there is a need for everyone to be vigilant and to report immediately to school authorities any suspicious personality or activities to help prevent crimes or terrorist attacks.
Dr. Araña advised the security personnel to properly screen visitors especially those who have vehicles and to strictly implement the NO ID, NO ENTRY policy. He added that visitors should present their IDs and record their names, signatures, date and time of visit at the visitors’ logbook.
Likewise, he called on everyone to refrain from spreading fake news or speculations in social media that would just aggravate the situation.
MARKETING TEAM VISITS PUBLIC/PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOLS
ICC’s Marketing Team visited public and private High Schools in Iligan City and its neighboring areas from January 14 – 25, 2019. This was part of the school’s promotional activities to drum up its enrollment for the school year 2019- 2020.
During their visits, the team presented the different courses offered by ICC including the TECH VOC courses and Senior High School program. They also brought with them representatives from different departments to share their thoughts, feelings and experiences as students of Iligan Capitol College. They also answered queries from the pupils who up to now have insecurities of studying in a school away from home.
The team went as far as Initao, Misamis Oriental in the north and Maigo, Lanao del Norte in the south. They also had the opportunity to meet with the school Principals who them also gave inputs as to the courses preferred by their pupils. Among the schools visited by the Marketing Team were:
- Iligan City National High School – Pala-o, Tambacan, Santiago, Hinaplanon, Pugaan
- Sacred Heart High School
- Dalipuga National High School
- Lugait National High School
- Suarez National High School
- Sta. Elena High School
- National School of Fisheries
- St. Vincent Academy, Kauswaga
- Bacolod National High School
- Maigo National High School
CRIMINOLOGY STUDENTS SUBMIT RESEARCH OUTPUTS TO BARANGAY MAHAYAHAY/PNP STATION 4
As part of ICC’s community extension services, 2 groups of Criminology students submitted to the Office of Barangay Capt. Jose G. Labandero in Mahayahay, Iligan City their research outputs last February 20, 2019 at 9:00 am.
The research outputs of the students were a requirement of their subject in Education 14 (Research Methods and Statistics) which they defended in a panel from December 10 – 14, 2018. In their research, the students looked into the effectiveness of the Lupon Tagapamayapa among the barangay officials and the compliance of the Republic Act 9287 or Anti-Gambling Law in Barangay Mahayahay, Iligan City.
The students were accompanied by Head of Research Office, Dr. Azorin Cervantes V. Laviña who facilitated the submission of their research outputs. Their topics were:
- “The Efficacy of Lupon Tagapamayapa (PD 1508) in selected Barangays in Iligan City”
CH-Sowel R. Muhammad
Chenette P. Pongase
Kate Asmerah P. Alonto
Najira T. Limgas
John Mark T. Actub
Parah Clair L. Ponce
- “An Assessment on the Operations in Combating Illegal Gambling in Barangay Mahayahay, Iligan City”
Ahmad P.H. Ali
Najer M. Azis
Mohammad Omar B. Arumpac
Junaid M. Tominaman
Mohammad Rayan R. Basher
- “Measuring Effectiveness of Smartphone Use on Security Operations Among Police Officers in Iligan City”
Merzy Gre A. Elemia
Hazel Jean D. Ligue
Marjorie M. Clerigo
April L. Mahinay
Hanif M. Sanggacala
Casam S. Madid