DEBESMSCAT (Masbate State College)
The Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology (DEBESMSCAT) had finally launched their WIFI connection inside the Campus, Monday June 10, 2013.
First day of class during Monday convocation when the Internet access was ready for installation. according to the coordinator of the Management Information System (MIS), the college subscribed to a Very-Small-Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Internet subscription. As of now, the wireless fidelity (WIFI) connection covers only around the administration building. Mr. Wilfred Pagorogon adds up that later on the access will be extended to some area inside the campus including the Research and Extension Services as well as the Library. He also said that as of these days everybody can access the Internet freely while policy for the use of this technology is being finalized. This implies that the DEBESMSCAT is on its way in expanding horizons towards quality education.
The DEBESMSCAT Rodeo Team won 1st in Load Carrying, both men and women categories, in the recent Rodeo Festival celebration held last April 2013 at the Rodeo Arena, Masbate City. They also garnered the 2nd rank in the Lassoing on horseback (women) and 2nd in Cattle Wrestling on horseback (men). The college also participated in the Trade Fair, showcasing the best products the DEBESMSCAT can offer such as fresh and dried Beef Tapa with different flavors, Tocino, Longganisa, etc. [ABCarmen]
The Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) conducted last March 2013 once gives pride to their alma mater. The Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) got 51 passers and 12 for the Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEEd).
The DEBESMSCAT as the lone state college in the province of Masbate and the Institution that stands for their mission and vision with their quotation “Expanding horizon towards quality Education”. This was another honor for the college producing quality graduates that will surely compete for the demands of the society globally.
The college known to be as the home of Excellent Teachers in the entire province, this attests the number of passers and Teachers produced by the college in fact this expectations set the mind of every educator for molding every students in every aspects nor, upholding these sentiments as a foundation of today and for the following years.
The National Library through its Director, Dr. Antonio M. Santos, donated over 200 volumes of references to DEBESMSCAT last May 29, 2013. The said books were received by Dr. Renee A. Lamela, Dean of the Graduate School, Mrs. Delia J. Arevalo, College Librarian and the participating personnel of the faculty and Non-Teaching staff Tour/Immersion 2013.
Seven new research proposals and three completed researches were presented in the In-House Review for Completed and New Researches conducted last April 16, 2013 at RD&E AV Room. Members of Research and Development Committee served as panellists during presentations. According to Engr. Lorvi B. Pagorogon, another in-house review is scheduled on the third quarter of the year to accommodate other researches of the faculty.
This implies that the DEBESMSCAT Research and Development Council is an avenue for developing quality researches of the college.
The BS Computer Science Department of the Institute of Arts and Sciences conducted the PC Operation Training which covered lecture and hands-on activities on computer hardware servicing and the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet at three municipalities. There were a total of 30 participants from the Local Government Unit of Mandaon who attended the training on April 13, 20 and 28, 2013 while the third batch was attended by 44 SK officials and members of Malubi, Aroroy, Masbate on June 1 to 2, 2013, both held at ICT Lab, DEBESMSCAT. There were 30 participants for the second batch held at Jamorawon Elementary School attended by teachers held on May 21-24, 2013.
Eleven Computer Hardware NC II and 30 Consumer Electronics Servicing NC II students from DEBESMSCAT Cawayan Learning Site all passed the Competency Assessment and Certification by administered by TESDA. Fifty percent of the Training Fees of said students was shouldered by Gov. Rizalina “Dayan” Seachon Lanete and the other half by the Local Government of Cawayan thru the leadership of Mayor Edgar S. Condor.