𝐆𝐨𝐧𝐳𝐚𝐥𝐞𝐬, 𝐒𝐮𝐲𝐮 𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐌𝐂𝐍𝐏, 𝐈𝐒𝐀𝐏 𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐀𝐏𝐒𝐀𝐒 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐂𝐨𝐧 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏
Mr. Aristotle Gonzales, MAEd, Dean of Students Services and Mr. John Carlo Suyu, RPm, Head of Guidance Services Office, represented the twin institutions on the Philippine Association of Practitioners of Student Affairs and Services (PAPSAS) Research Conference by presenting their respective researches on May 21-22, 2021, via Zoom.
The rescon focused on the “Models of Practices and Innovations in Student Affairs and Services” in which Mr. Gonzales presented his research titled, “Raising the Flag: An Appreciative Inquiry of Special Program of the International School of Asia and the Pacific”, while Mr. Suyu’s research is “Knowledge is Power: Intelligence Score of Freshman Students of Medical Colleges of Northern Philippines”.
They shared their humble researches to the PAPSAS, Inc research committee chaired by Dr. Evelyn A. Songco of University of Santo Tomas (UST), and joined by Dr. Leandro A. Loyola of De La Salle University, Dr. Renelyn B. Salcedo of FAITH Colleges, Mr. Andrew S. Macalma of Saint Louis University, Dr. Carlito B. Olaer of Centro Escolar University (CEU), Dr. Meynardo Montalbo of University of Batangas, and Mr. Jun L. Tayaben of Adventist University of the Philippines as members.
Meanwhile, Dr. Roger B. Ludeman, President Emeritus of International Association of Student Affairs and Services delivered his warm message to the participants as the keynote speaker.
At least 22 research presenters from different colleges and universities throughout the country shared their respective research works with the intention to educate and inspire more Student Affairs and Services (SAS) practitioners to engage in conducting research for further development of knowledge on the field of student affairs and services.
The said conference served as a platform in highlighting innovative initiatives and practices employed by the student affairs and services practitioners in implementing programs and services.
It featured studies related to various research streams like Innovative Programs for Student Development and Wellness, Models and Strategies for Student Discipline and Formation, Impact and Development of Community Engagement, Inclusive Education and Student Affairs and Services, and SAS Response to the Challenges of the New Normal.
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