March 29, 2017- The Mid La Union Campus (MLUC) celebrated the 2017 National Women’s Month through its Gender and Development (GAD) Unit.
Hon. Daisy A. Sayangda former mayor of Santol, La Union and a Lingkod Bayan National Awardee served as the keynote speaker of the event. She discussed about making a change work for women.
The program started with a fun walk by the different units and colleges from the whole campus. Also, different competitions were held to grace the event. Winners were the following: Poster Making Contest; Jusmine Etrat- Champion, College of Engineering (COE), Russel Meg Francisco-1st runner-Up, College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and Rico Cario- 2nd runner-up, College of Law (CLAW); Photo Art Contest winners were Jericho Q. De Leon- Champion, College of Technical Education (CTED), Jyx Jay Estoque- 1st runner-up, 2nd runner-up (CIT); Impromptu Speech winners were Zimri Miguel Dolo- Champion, College of Arts and Management (CAM), Jericho De Leon- 1st runner-up (CTED), and Charisse Ganaden- 2nd runner-up (CAS); Quiz Bee winners were Jamiah Hulipas, Charisse Mae Rivera, Elyn Apiado- Champion (BAPS-CAS), Clarissa Borca, Angelica Calonge, Patrick Laciapag- 1st runner-up (AB-CAM), and Democritus Salom, Aprilyn Claire Sibayan, Danielle Kaye Flores-2nd runner-up (ABEL-CAS).
It was spearheaded by the Non-Teaching Association (NTA) led by Mrs. Perla S. Garcia. Also, this was the first time that MLUC feted a program empowering women.
by: Zhephanie Shylom D. Bugarin