by Jan Mary Mhegan Requina, The Davao Reef contributor

PANABO CITY – Representatives from Davao del Norte State College’s Faculty Association (DNSC FA) and General Administrative and Support Services Organization (DNSC GASSO) attended the Commission on Higher Education’s 30th Founding Anniversary Celebration and the official regional kickoff activity of the 4th National Higher Education Week.

The joint celebration was held at the University of Southeastern Philippines on May 10, 2024. It was attended by CHED Region XI officials and personnel, delegates from colleges and universities in the region, and other partners.

“As we embark on this week-long celebration, let us embrace the spirit of partnership that has brought us this far. Together, as one region, let us continue to push boundaries and shape the future toward a transformative and resilient higher education,” Dr. Maricar R. Casquejo, CHED XI Regional Director expressed.

The celebration was part of the roster of nationwide activities published on CHED’s official page. May 18 of every year was declared as the National Higher Education Day, by virtue of Republic Act No. 11522.