The Graduate Education Association of Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines –Region III (GEACCUP III) held its Annual Regional Convention on September 12, 2009 at Tarlac State University, Tarlac City.
This year’s theme was “Interfacing Research and Extension in Graduate Education”. The inspirational message of Dr. Maura D. Cristobal, the OIC of CHED Region III was delivered by Dr. Regina Cura supervisor of CHED. The keynote address was given by Dr. Ruben C. Sevilleja, president of Central Luzon State University .
Five concurrent sessions were held in the afternoon. The invited speakers were Dr. Romeo S. Gundran of CLSU for Health and Sciences, Dr. Junel B. Soriano of BASC for Agriculture and Engineering, Dr. Nicanor C. Caingat of TSU for the Business and Public Administration and Dr. Brigido Corpuz, also of TSU for the Education Session.
More than 500 graduate students and faculty attended the Regional Assembly. Plaque of appreciation was given to member institutions who have hosted GEACCUP meetings and activities.
GEACCUP Region III is under the leadership of Dr. Soledad M. Roguel, incumbent dean of the Institute of Graduate Studies.
The complete set of officers and members of the Board of GEACCUP III for school year 2008-2010 are as follows:
Dr. Soledad M. Roguel, CLSU, President
Dr. Paz B. Pascual, NEUST, Vice President
Dr. Nenita L. Pongco, NEUST, Secretary (Faculty Representative)
Dr. Laura Miriam B. Buenviaje, DHVCAT, Treasurer
Dr. Norma C. Morala, BSU, Auditor
Dr. Jacqueline V. Bagunu, PAC, PRO
Dr. Nicanor C. Caingat, TSU, Executive Director
Dr. Danilo C. Galicia, BPSU, Director
Dr. Emma C. Ventura, RMTU, Director
Dr. Lolita V. Sicat, TSU, Director
Dr. Priscila V. San Pedro, BASC, Director
Dr. Evi Q. Fontanos, ASCOT, Director
Dr. Antonio L. Del Rosario, BSU, Director (Faculty Representative)
Ms. Ruth Jiménez, TSU, Director (Student Representative)
Mr. Augusto R. Dela Cruz, TSU, Director (Student Representative)