Drs. Reyes and Almazan present researches at PAGE III Research Congress
Dr. Amelia Cecilia S. Reyes, the Columban College’s Vice President for Administration and Finance presented her research entitled: “Status of Catholic Educational System of the Diocese of Iba (CESDI): Basis for Proposed Transition Guidelines for the Implementation of the Senior High School Program” during the Regional Seminar on Research and Paper Presentation sponsored by Philippine Association for Graduate Education- Region III (PAGE III) at Wesleyan University-Philippines, Cabanatuan City on April 27, 2013.
With graduate school professors and students as audience, she explicated the status and readiness of the Catholic schools in Olongapo City and Zambales – particularly their financial, human/manpower, and physical resources and initiatives in preparation for the senior high school of the K-12 Program.
Dr. Christine Gil O. Almazan, on behalf of his dissertation advisee, Dr. Mary Jean V. Grate presented another paper entitled, “Intercultural Communication Apprehension and Competence among Filipino Workers on-board the Royal Caribbean International’s Adventure of the Seas: Basis for a Training Program.” The paper is focused on problems faced by overseas Filipino workers working in a multicultural team and how can these be addressed through a training program.
The theme of the research congress was “Research Capability Building: Reorientation on Ethics in Publication” that was focused on the ethical standards in writing researches and research articles for publication. Cases for plagiarism and violations of intellectual property rights were highlighted as well as the guidelines on how to avoid such cases.
Speakers were: Dr. Jasper G. Tallada and Dr. Eduardo Leano who discussed Publication Ethics; and Prof. Mylene A. Manalansan for the topic on Plagiarism.
Life in Columban College
Columban College develops the integral person in a true campus atmosphere where students enrich their individuality by joining organizations, developing their leadership, artistic, intellectual and literary skills; participating in sports and community services and prepare for employment.
The school encourages students to get involved in co-curricular and extracurricular activities, to hone their potentials and skills in leadership, social involvement and campus ministry. Moreover students participate and engage in outreach activities and enhance academics through exposures in the adopted communities of the school. This is one of the best features of the institution to instill authentic Christian values.
Columban College also helps the students look for employment through the institution's wide network of business partners during its annual job fair and other job-related resources on or before their graduation.