PANABO CITY – Pasinati 2022, Davao del Norte State College’s semestral student orientation, was extended for eight days this year to cover several orientation topics for both faculty members and students. It was conducted on August 15 – 19, 24, 25, and 27, 2022.

The event was organized by the Guidance, Counseling, and Testing Unit of the Office of Student Development and Services, alongside the academic unit. Day one started with the presentation of Student Development and Services, Delivery of Instruction and Mechanisms for Limited Face-to-face classes, Health Protocols, and No Single-use Plastic Policy. Day two featured orientations on Gender and Development (GAD), National Service Training Program (NSTP), and Library Services.

Students were given Online Learning Tips, Styles and Strategies on the third day, followed by a visit from the officials of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) on the next day. The last day of virtual orientations involved an institute gathering with students and parents. PASINATI was brought to the DNSC-Datu Jose A. Libayao Extension Campus in the Municipality of Talaingod to deliver a face-to-face orientation on student development services and academic policies, followed by another orientation for the students of DNSC – Social Entrepreneurship Technology and Business Institute College Education Behind Bars in the Davao Prison and Penal Farm, and lastly, the students of the Davao del Norte Learning Institute.

PASINATI 2022 hoped to have reached out all DNSC’s new and returning students, with its efforts on preparing all students in the Flexible Learning Set-up and Limited Face-to-Face classes. The collaborating schools for the crafting of the projects and plan included (1) JP Laurel Elementary School, (2) Little Panay Elementary School, (3) Namuag Elementary School, (4) San Pedro Elementary School, (5) Cagangohan National High School, (6) Desiderio F. Dalisay Sr. National High School, (7) Mabunao National High School, and (8) Quezon National High School. The resource speakers of the trainings were also the proponents of the project, headed by project leader, Dr. Marilou D. Junsay.

Representatives of the Landbank of the Philippines – Panabo City Branch, Department of Public Works and Highways, and the DNSC Alumni Association witnessed the presentations and also expressed their willingness to support the implementation of the projects.