PANABO CITY— The Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administrative Affairs of Davao Oriental State University requested a benchmarking exercise with Davao del Norte State College, particularly on the development of the Information System Strategic Plan (ISSP), the implementation and crafting of the Student Internship Manual, the production of Instructional Materials (IMs), and more. The visit was done on April 13, 2023.

The delegates met in the DNSC conference room to start the discussion and proceeded to tour the campus afterward. Receiving the guests for the college were Vice President for Administration and Finance Reir Erlinda Cutad, DIT, Deans Mark Van Buladaco, DBMIS, Arnold Duping, PhD, and Rosie Lynn Tejada, PhD, Faculty members Joanaros Fahit, Mercedita Floro, Ariel Gamao, DIT, and Joan Cristin Alipoyo, Budget Officer Rhaymart Joe Gella, College Nurse Gemma Cervantes, and IM Staff Richard Jandayan.

The guests included Dr. Cheryll Bautista, Carlos Jae Soliven, Wilkin Simo, Cindy Lasco, Venson Sarita, Purisima Navarro, and Jeni Nicolas. In-house system development, funding for digitalization initiatives, and policies on student on-the-job training were some of the salient points of discussion during the activity.