professor completes SEAMEO training
Dr. Sterling Plata of the English
Language Education Department recently completed the Specialist
Certificate Course in Language Testing from September 4 to
23 at the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization
(SEAMEO) at the SEAMEO Regional Language Centre in Singapore.
The major components of the training were: language test development,
critical review of tests/issues in language testing, testing
language teacher proficiency, and testing the macro skills.
Plata was under the scholarship of SEAMEO.
faculty in ASEP
Two faculty members from the
Department of Civil Engineering were elected officers of the
Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines, Inc.
(ASEP) for 2000-2001. Dr. Romeo Estanero is the elected vice
president while Dr. Andres Winston Oreta is a member of the
Board of Directors. They were inducted into office last September
27 at Club Filipino in San Juan.
engineering students from Leyte visit La Salle
The Mechanical Engineering
Department welcomed 36 mechanical engineering students and
faculty of Leyte Institute of Technology (LIT) in the Taft
campus on October 5. The students and faculty were given a
brief lecture on trends in mechanical engineering education
and a tour of the different laboratories. This was the second
year of such visit to the department.
LIT, a state college in Tacloban, Leyte, will be assisted
by the department through its community extension projects
in the areas of faculty development, curriculum improvement,
laboratory upgrading, and research projects.
Salle performers win in inter-school dance meet
Cultural Arts Office’s La Salle
Dance Troupe and the De La Salle BooTeS won first and second
place, respectively, in an inter-school dance competition
called “peACe”. Hosted by Assumption College, the event was
held last September 29 at Mas y Mas - Baluarte de San Andres,
Intramuros, Manila. LSDT’s win was its second gold in inter-school
competitions. Jeni Juliano choreographed for the team.