DNLI – DNSC Celebrate 2nd Commencement Exercises


88 graduates from the programs of Bachelor of Public Administration and Certification for Early Childhood Education marched their way toward better careers as the Davao del Norte Learning Institute (DNLI) and Davao del Norte State College (DNSC) conducted their 2nd Commencement Exercises. The ceremony was held at RDR Cultural Gym, Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex, Mankilam, Tagum City on October 17, 2016.

Sixty-six (66) received Public Administration degrees while 22 others were awarded certificates in Pre-school Education. (more…)

Datu Jose A. Libayao: DNSC Extension Campus Inauguration

“Nahitabo na giyud ang atong pangandoy. Atong paningkamotan na mahuman ta aron mausab ang kurso sa atong kinabuhi,” words of Hon. Basilio A. Libayao, Municipal Mayor of Talaingod – home of the newly inaugurated Datu Jose A. Libayao: DNSC Extension Campus. His message encapsulated the tribe’s dream of freeing themselves from poverty through education.

On October 3, 2016, this dream became a reality when the first ever tertiary-level classes in Talaingod were conducted through the combined efforts of Davao del Norte State College, Municipality of Talaingod, Ata-Manobo Tribe, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology (SPAMAST), and the Province of Davao del Norte. (more…)


Five Institutions in Agreement for IP Education



A year after a research study was conducted on the Municipality of Talaingod, five institutions decided to take on the challenge of providing the place a chance for tertiary education. A Memorandum of Agreement was signed on October 4, 2016 to acknowledge the start of operations of Datu Jose A. Libayao: DNSC Extension Campus. In attendance for the signing were DNSC President Jonathan Bayogan, Davao del Norte Governor Anthony del Rosario, Municipal Mayor Basilio Libayao, NCIP Provincial Officer Emmanuel Cacal, and Ata-Manobo Tribe Representative Bai Pilar Libayao. (more…)