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9 SU graduates pass
agriculturist exams

Nine graduates of the Silliman University College of Agriculture passed the 13 th Licensure Examinations for Professional Agriculturists recently, the Professional Regulation Commission said.

They are Martony Barsaga, Jimbo Israel Casalta, Rehel Diaz, Maria Fe Rosario Villegas, Jose Proceso Enopia, Mildred Ibero, Ted Gerian, Joel Mascardo, and Rey Siglos. The overall passing rate of Silliman is 50 percent, higher than the national passing rate of 31.05 percent, the PRC added.

Meanwhile, the SU Program of Leadership Excellence in Nursing started its second interdisciplinary research boot camp yesterday until Monday at the Silliman campus in Dumaguete City, a press release from the school said.

It is an initiative of the SU College of Nursing Alumni Association Int'l, and invited professors in the field of healthcare have been flown in from parts of the country and the United States to serve as speakers.

They are Drs. Ma. Christina Esperat, associate dean of the Clinical Services and Community Engagement, Texas Tech University in Texas; Manuel Atienza, chair of the Board of Directors of the Saint Isidore University in Guam; Du Feng, from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas; Jillian Inouye, associate dean for research, also from the University of Nevada; and Danilo Largo, director of research at the University of San Carlos in Cebu City.

Participants are select faculty members from schools in the Visayas and Mindanao, who have demonstrated potential or strength in research. They are guided through a series of lectures, discussions and workshops geared towards enhancing their research culture and increasing their chances at being published, the press release said.

The boot camp provides a venue where learners and experts engage each other on topics related to recent trends, issues and innovations in evidence-based research in both education and clinical practice; and seeks to further develop the skills of the participants towards more effective utilization of methods of scientific inquiry, the press release added.*


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