NDMC-UPD Research Team Met Arumanen ne Menuv... | Article

The face-to-face encounter between NDMC-UPD researchers and the Arumanen ne Menuvu elders happened on April 26-27 in Pangipasan, Matalam Cotabato.  The elders are co-producers of Serepungan: Research Training and Partnership Program in Philippine Studies.  Fr. Stephen “Bambam” Ondoy, OMI- Director of the OMI IP Mission School in Pangipasan welcomed the research team for a “dinehey” or dialogue with the community.   He was very glad that such innovative research aligned with the principles of the Indigenous Research Methodology recognized the rich history and culture of the Arumanen ne Menuvu tribe. The UPD Chancellor-Dr. Fidel Nemenzo was the honorary guest of the monumental event. Dr. Nemenzo also gave his inspirational message and strong support to the program. The team finally met the...

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NDMC Revs Up 13-Program PAASCU Accreditation | Article

It is not five, it is not ten but 12 programs to get accredited by December 2022 and January 2023.  Confidently poised amidst pressure, NDMC took the vital step of preparation through a one week Orientation and Workshop headed by the Quality Assurance Directress Ma. Ezelle Bayog, LPT. The event was conducted on June 6 – 10 at the Primera Function Hall. The said program aims to retool the individuals involved in the PAASCU Accreditation with the foresight and articulation as to what documents the accreditors will be looking for and what explanation will they ask of.  The programs up for accreditation are Buisiness education, Liberal Arts, Education, Information Technology, Computer science, Accountancy, Nursing, Criminology, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Basic Education and...

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On Mobile Outreach Partnership Program: PRC X... | Article

Everything is possible with the indefatigable charm of Mrs. Luzvisminda Fermantes - the College Registrar.  She is known to turn obstacles into opportunities.  The latest commitment and efficiency legacy vowed by Maam Luz is the partnership of NDMC and PRC XII in delivering the first ever mobile outreach program. The trailblazing program was conducted last July 9. The said partnership program facilitated professionals in renewing their license and all other PRC-related concerns. The applicants applied on line and made a face to face appointment with PRC at NDMC.  The Bulwagang Genoveva Deles-Jaranilla served as the assembly area of the applicants.  They were then ushered to transact at the Primera Function Hall for their respective concerns. Director Ronelo Cabugsa, PRC 12 Koronadal gave...

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NDMC NSTP at 20: Programs Implemented Get Eva... | Article

There is so much to say about National Service Training Program - its awareness and impact to the students who realize their significant contributions to the community and country as a whole.  Such magnanimity of national service training does not only mean coming up and implementing a community project to culminate the program but to realize a sustainable and relevant project .  NSTP goes beyond community outreach. It instills capability building within and among the students as well as instilling life skills that would empower the youth in decision making and nation building initiatives.  As the academic year concluded, the annual evaluation and planning of the NSTP was conducted. No less than the idyllic Isla Jardin in Glan, Sarangani was the perfect venue for the said activity.  Engr...

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PE Festival 2022 Revives Olympic Animo | Article

After 3 years, PE festival was again revived last June 04, 2022 with the theme: "Physical Education: Promoting Peace, Camaraderie, and Sportsmanship Amidst Pandemic". Students under PE 102 - Rhythmic Activities and PE 104 – Team Sports were the participants of the said activity.  Early in the morning during the opening program, the Bulwagang Genoveva Deles Jaranilla, NDMC Gymnasium was filled with excitement, cheers and yells  of the PE 104 students for the bench-cheering competition.  Five teams competed: Team Leo, Team Pisces, Team Aries, Team Aquarius, Team Sagittarius, and Team Taurus. After the opening program, PE 104  students competed simultaneously in the following events: Volleyball tournament - Male and Female category under, PE 102 and PE 104 students for slogan and poster...

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The first NSTP Graduation after the Pandemic | Article

The 20th NSTP graduation program commenced on June 3 at Bulwagang Genoveva Deles Jaranilla with a theme, Grateful and Grate: Making a positive Difference for 80 Years and Beyond.  The program was spearheaded by the office of the NSTP Program Coordinator, Mrs. Rosario J. Gapasin and focal persons.  This is the first NSTP graduation after the COVID-19 pandemic.   A total of 922 NSTP students graduated: MS II - 184 MS 32 – 40 MS 42 – 32 CWTS/LTS- 666 Awards given during the graduation were: Leadership in Academic Excellence – 1 Artistic and Socio-Cultural Contribution – 1 Efficiency Award – 1 Duty Award – 1  Loyalty Award – 1 Leadership Award – 1  Exemplary Community Service Award – 40 Two students from CBA and CED respectively shared their testimonies and experiences in their NSTP community...

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409 Candidates Attend Face to Face Graduation | Article

It was an answered prayer to finally march down the aisle and personally receive the prized diploma.  The 61st Commencement Exercises last May 29will be written in history as the resumption of face to face graduation since the Covid 19 outbreak in 2019. The Baccalaureate Mass was held in the morning at the Bulwagang Genoveva Deles-Jaranilla. Fr. Jonathan R. Domingo, OMI – NDMC President was the presider. At 3:00 in the afternoon, the candidates for graduation lines up at their designated area for the Hooding Ceremony – one of the many firsts in the resumption of face to face graduation.  Immediately after the hooding ceremony was the processional of the graduates, faculty, administration, guests, board of trustees and the colors.  Everyone familiar with NDMC commencement exercises felt...

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Rentuma Tops the Graduating Class of 2022 | Article

The Home of Topnotchers – College of Education has the biggest haul of academic awardees in the 61st Commencement Exercises on May 29.  There are 26 academic awardees from CED out of the total 43.  The College of Business and Accountancy has 12 academic awardees, followed by the College of Arts and Sciences with 3 awardees.  Both the College of Criminal Justice Education and College of Nursing have 1 awardee. Topping the roster of academic awardees is Lea B. Rentuma, BSED Social Studies major.  She obtained the grade weighted average of 1.108500.  She is the Governor of the College of Education, and has since been active in all the endeavors of the college.  She is a consistent honor student and a contender in public speaking.  Rentuma will deliver the Address of Petition during the...

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TES: The Tried and Tested Testament of the Go... | Article

These are just some of the pouring emotions of the college students who will receive the 7th release of the Tertiary Educational Subsidy from May 26-28.  The much awaited TES release just came at the right time for the students to pay for their final examination. The same process of TES claim is being strictly followed and observed.  The grantee along with a guardian will fill up the form and proceed to the designated verification counter located at the De Mazenod Hall.  Having been cleared and validated, the grantee will now proceed at the Primera Function Hall to receive the cash subsidy. The grantees include the Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores.  While the application of the Freshmen is still being assessed for finalization in the national office. It can be remembered that NDMC college...

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Mindanao Sports for Peace 2022: A Smashing Su... | Article

“Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me” – this powerful line taken from the song is a proverbial reminder that peace is an inner initiative that radiates from within and transcends culture, color and race.  The first Mindanao Sports for Peace was conducted fourteen years ago in NDMC in 2008. It was a huge delegation of children coming from the places of conflict in Midsayap.  It was an immortal legacy of the Philippine Sports Commission headed by Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez and a great dream realized by Fr. Romeo S. Saniel, OMI then President of NDMC. The said activity aimed at providing creative and fun venue for children in conflict so they may see the other side of where they are.  The children also got top notch professional training from the members of the PSC....

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