News and Announcement
The Pangasius Summit started the second day program on December 05 at Sol Y Viento, Pansol, Calamba, Laguna. The registration commenced as early as 7: 30 in the morning, right after the guests, participants and working committee had their breakfast at the Dining Hall. The program started with an invocation from Prof. Mauro Lucido who was the master of ceremony along with Prof. Juanita Juanillas. The invocation was followed by the Philippine National Anthem and a welcome remarks from Vice President for Research and Development, Engr. Rommel Octavius Nuestro. The Deputy Campus Director of LSPU-LB, Prof. Celso L. Banasihan introduced the Resource Person who happened to be Dr. Outhai Soukkhy who is the Deputy Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry College and Northern Agriculture and Forestry College, Laos. An open forum followed where Mr. Alberto Yazon served as the moderator. Fisher folks, representatives from the partner agencies and other participants eagerly voiced-out their questions to the accommodating Dr. Soukkhy.
Laguna had a taste of Pangasius when the National Pangasius Summit held its opening program on December 04, 2013 at the Provincial Cultural Center, Sta. Cruz, Laguna. The Pangasius summit was spearheaded by Laguna State Polytechnic University through the leadership of its University President, Dr. Nestor M. De Vera along with the initiative of the LSPU-LB campus under the direction of its Campus Director, Dr. Daniel Bunal in cooperation with the Office of Provincial Agriculturist, Department of Agriculture - BFAR/ATI and Department of Science and Technology.
One of the LSPU's mandates is to develop consortia and other economic forms of linkages with local government units, institutions and agencies, both public and private, local and foreign in the furtherance of the purposes and objectives of the University; hence strengthen linkages by forging international academic collaborations.
In connection with the invitation of DR. DANG KIM VUI, President of Thai Nguyen University, dated May 8, 2013, the Honorable LSPU President, DR. NESTOR M. DE VERA headed to TNU, Vietnam along with two other university officials, DR. MARIO C. PASION, Vice-President for Academic Affairs and DR. FLORHAIDA V. PAMATMAT, Director for International Affairs, for a consultative meeting on international cooperation on academic programs between TNU, Vietnam and LSPU, Philippines.
VP for Administration and Finance, Mrs. Nerrida P. Baja with the support from the LSPU University President, Dr. Nestor M. De Vera, instigates the holding of the Regional Training-Workshop in coordination from the (DBM) Department of Budget and Management held at Sol Y Viento Resorts and Hotel, Calamba City, 25th November.