“With Filipino farmers and fishermen among the poorest in the country, and climate change and a growing population threatening food security, government needs to put farmers and fishermen first,” words of Senator Francis Pangilinan, published by Pia Ranada in the business sector of Rappler.com.
Many national leaders have expressed the same sentiment with Senator Pangilinan on the decreasing population of farming and fishing communities. This downward trend is also true for the younger generation’s interest to take fisheries, forestry, and agriculture-related courses. If this continues, it will destabilize three vital sectors for food production. (more…)
Davao del Norte State College was in the 2nd day of its AACCUP Accreditation activity when CHED Commissioner Ruperto Sangalang entered the administration building last November 29, 2016.
All smiles – he greeted and pitched jokes around to lighten the obviously surprised yet still welcoming DNSC staff and students.
A valuable tip when one decides to visit Davao del Norte State College: tricycle drivers don’t identify the college as DNSC, instead they call it “Fisheries”. So if someone asks, “Asa ka day?” the better answer would be, “Sa Fisheries, Nong.”
But this local branding of the community to DNSC doesn’t stop students from defying limits. They proved that they are not just good in the laboratories but also possess artistic potentials in the fields of literature, performing, visual, and communication arts. (more…)
Before The Bottomline: a Dialogue Between the Administration and the Student Leaders) ended, the Supreme Student Council President Paolo Coquilla was requested to give out the closing remarks. And what a short yet meaningful punch he said that the faculty and staff who heard it, shook their heads in agreement.
He first thanked his co-students (which by the way filled the DNSC-AVR last November 16, 2016) and reminded them, “we are also the stakeholders of this institution, so we should not just observe and stay in the corner.” (more…)