DEBESMSCAT (Masbate State College)
Another School year for the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa, Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology (DEBESMSCAT) is here again, students in the said institution are now busy for accomplishing some requirements for enrollment. Meanwhile, the DEBESMSCAT College Entrance Test (DCET) and English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) for college freshmen and transferees are ongoing.
The good news is, the DEBESMSCAT has no tuition fee increase for the 1st Semester, SY 2013-2014.
The schedule of enrollment is as follows:
May 2-15 2nd, 4th and 5th year students
May 16-29 1st and 3rd year students
May 30-June 7 Late enrollees (with fines)
Other announcements and the list of passers can be found here.
A total of 453 students finally received their diploma on March 20, 2013 at the Commencement grounds of the college in its 58th Commencement Exercises. Dr. Freddie T. Bernal, Regional Director of CHED ROV, graced the ceremony as commencement speaker elaborating the theme, “Quality Graduates: Responding to the call for Societal Transformation and Development.” In his speech, he challenged the graduates to be a part of the solution of societal problems and be of help in society’s transformation and development. He emphasized the acquisition of intellectual adaptability of each graduate in coping with the ever fast changing world.
Going stronger and stronger, the DEBESMSCAT celebrated its three-day 18th Charter Anniversary and 61st Foundation on March 6-8, 2013.
Dr. Erwin H. Malto, the President of the College, led the key officials, faculty members, non-teaching and students in making the celebration a successful and remarkable one.
One of the significant activities organized during the celebration of the College Charter Anniversary and Foundation Day on March 6-8, 2013 was the Enhancement Session on the Art of Public Speaking held at the College Function Hall on March 7, 2013 sponsored by the Graduate School. It was attended by college personnel, faculty members, graduate students, and other professionals.
To prepare the graduating students in the field of work, the Guidance Office under the management of Mrs. Shareide L. Rapsing, held the Labor Education for Graduating Students (LEGS) on February 27, 2013 at the College Function Hall. The program was conducted half-day with the following topics and speakers: Talk 1) Employment Tips and Rights of Workers was discussed by Mrs. Athena M. Florida (Labor and Employment Officer II, DOLE Masbate); Talk 2) Social Security System (SSS) Registration and Benefits was explained by Mr. Renato A. Madera, III (CEO II, Accounts Monitoring Section, SSS Masbate); Talk 3) Overview of National Health Insurance Program, Benefits and Its Availment was presented by Ms. Norlinda C. Castillo (Chief Social Insurance Officer, Local Health Insurance Office – Masbate), and; Talk 4) Orientation on Pag-ibig Fund was delivered by Mr. Delan John M. Llarena (Marketing Specialist, Pag-ibig Fund. Forms from the different agencies were distributed to the graduating students for them to have a hands-on in complying them.
Through the effort of the Dean of the Undergraduate Studies and SUC NBC 461 Coordinator, Dr. Prolucen C. Velarde, an orientation seminar on NBC 461 was held at the College Function Hall on January 28, 2013 to further enrich the knowledge of the faculty members of the institution about NBC 461.
Another milestone was realized by the DEBESMSCAT when it sponsored the first Provincial Teacher Education Congress on February 25-26, 2013. The two-day activity was held at the College Function Hall. In behalf of Dr. Freddie T. Bernal, CHED Director of Region V, Dr. Belen D. Azul, Chief Education Specialist, graced the opening program discussing the theme “New Trends in Teacher Education towards Enhancing Teacher Quality.”