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01 JULY 2001. VOLUME 33. NUMBER 05. 4 PAGES 

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CHED endorses DLSU-Manila’s seminar-workshop

The DLSU-Manila CHED Zonal Research Center formally launched a series of seminar-workshops on research proposal writing for the school year at the Tereso Lara Seminar Room on June 27.

Dr. Amelia Biglete, Director IV of CHED National Capital Region, opened the first of a series on English Language Education with a presentation on the CHED NCR Research Agenda. She personally handed over to Dr. Rosemarie Montaño, director of DLSU-Manila CHED ZRC, the official endorsement of CHED for the said series of seminar-workshops.

Brother Andrew Gonzalez, FSC shared his insights and vision on English language education research to the participants and encouraged them to embark on their own researches to help strengthen the research capabilities among higher education institutions in the NCR.

The 38 representatives from 20 NCR colleges and universities, who attended the seminar-workshop on Research Proposal Writing in English Language Education, engaged themselves in brainstorming for research topics, developing conceptual frameworks, and planning for budget and manpower.

Aside from Montaño, the trainers coming from the English Language Education Department were Dr. Sterling Plata, Dr. Danilo Dayag, and Dr. Maria Cusipag.

Three research proponents, including Dayag, also disseminated their completed researches to the participants. The others were Bernadeth Cabico from East Asia College of Information Technology and Dr. Leonisa Mojica.

EDRC and Instituto de Cervantes de Manila hold lecture

The European Documentation and Research Center and the International Studies Department, in cooperation with the History Department, held a lecture on Philippine-Spanish architecture at the EDRC Library on June 27.

Javier Galvan, director of the Instituto de Cervantes de Manila and awardee of the King’s Cross of the Orden de Isabel la Catolica, delivered the talk. Galvan discussed the sad state of Philippine-Spanish architecture and the policies, problems, and difficulties in the preservation of this legacy.

MES chartered as international student branch of ASHRAE

Insights, the newspaper of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), reported in its May 2001 issue the chartering of the De La Salle University-Manila Student Branch of ASHRAE under the organizational umbrella of the Mechanical Engineering Society (MES). This makes the University the first in the Philippines to have a student branch.

The new set of officers headed by ME seniors, Terence Jason Gocheco and Royce Richmond Ng, will be inducted in July by ASHRAE Philippines Chapter. Dr. Manuel Belino, one of the advisers of MES, was reappointed as Chair of Student Activities of the chapter.

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