ASCOT’s New Foresters

2014 ASCOT Foresters

2014 ASCOT Foresters

The College congratulates the 14 new Foresters from ASCOT produced from the recently conducted Forester Licensure Examination given by the Board for Foresters in Manila and Davao held last July 14 and 15, 2014.

ASCOT had a performance rate of 20.59%, 4.9% higher compared to the last year’s passing percentage. Also, ASCOT is one of the Colleges with the highest number of examinees in the country with a total of 68 examinees, including 52 first timers and 16 repeaters.

Kudos to the new Foresters!

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ASCOT Holds Induction Ceremony and Acquaintance Party

On photo: Mr. Kris Angelo Delos Trinos and Ms. Shirley Flores - hailed as Mr. and Ms. Acquaintance 2014

On photo: Mr. Kris Angelo Delos Trinos and Ms. Shirley Flores – hailed as Mr. and Ms. Acquaintance 2014

The first College-wide and one of the students’ most anticipated event finally came to a completion last July 04, 2014 at Sentro Baler where ASCOT once again held its annual Induction Ceremony and Acquaintance Party.

The event started with the Doxology performed by the Christian Student Organization and the singing of the National Anthem led by the ASCOT Chorale. An opening remark from the newly appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Evi Q. Fontanos formally welcome the new members of the ASCOT family. An inspiring message from the College
President followed, expressing his gratitude and appreciation to all the students and faculty members who supported the event and helped turn it into a huge success. He also challenged the freshmen by sharing the story of the turtle, the slot, the rabbit and the squirrel.

The introduction of the different accredited student organizations led by the Supreme College Student Council President, Hon. Richard C. Paragas followed, as each took their place in front to be recognized and for the Oath Taking Ceremony administered by the College President, Dr. Eusebio V. Angara.

The Search for Mr. and Ms. Acquaintance 2014 made things more interesting and kept the attendees attention on stage. Cheers and yells from the supporters echoed inside Sentro Baler as freshman representatives from the six Departments walked on stage and competed for the coveted title of Mr. and Ms. Acquaintance 2014. Everyone was excited to know the winners of the search but in the end, Mr. Engineering, Kris Angelo Delos Trinos and Ms. General Education, Shirley Flores were hailed Mr. and Ms. Acquaintance 2014.

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ASCOT Partners with CHED, DSWD and DOLE for the Implementation of ESGP-PA

Orientation Program on Expanded Student's Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation

Orientation Program on Expanded Student’s Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation

One hundred eleven poor but deserving students from the family-beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program(4Ps) in the province were given the opportunity to pursue a college degree through the Expanded Student’s Grant-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA), a joint program of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Social Welfare and Development(DSWD), Department of Labor and Employment(DOLE) and the Aurora State College of Technology that aims to address poverty by increasing the number of graduates in higher education among poor households that will contribute to a wide-ranging economic development.

Under the program, a student grantee is entitled for a maximum of Php. 60, 000.00 scholarship grant per school year which is allocated for Tuition Fee – 20, 000.00, Text Books and other learning materials-5,000.00 and the remaining 35, 000.00 is distributed to Php. 3, 500.00 monthly stipend allotted for board and lodging, transportation, clothing, health/medical needs, school supplies, and other related costs. In addition, the program also makes certain that the SUC partner will extend all the needed support that will guarantee the completion of their studies for them to become a productive workforce of the society.

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ASCOT Welcomes Freshmen and Transferees

ASCOT Freshmen and Transferees Orientation

ASCOT Freshmen and Transferees Orientation

School Year 2014-2015 formally opened as ASCOT welcomed the 734 freshmen and transferees during the General Orientation Program held last June 10, 2014 at the ASCOT Covered Court.

The event was graced by the presence of the College President, Dr. Eusebio V. Angara, the Vice Presidents of the College, Dr. Gerardo S. Rillon, VP for Administration and Dr. Ma Luz F. Cabatan, VP for Academic Affairs, Directors and Faculty members of each academic program.

The College Orientation Day was the first activity of SY 2014-2015 where new students were briefed on the College rules and regulations, different Campus organizations, services and programs offered by the different Departments, and various activities held in the College. The activity was also organized for them to learn how to cope up with the adversity of work expected from them as students of this institution as ASCOT education demands full attention, dedication and effort in studying and meeting the course requirements. It also demands agility and stamina as you have to walk from one building to another, climb stairs and slopes to reach your next subject.

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ASCOT ICTC conducts Seminar/Workshop on Film Appreciation and Film Making

The participants on Film Appreciation and Film Making

The participants on Film Appreciation and Film Making

Twenty-four (24) enthusiastic participants attended the Seminar/Workshop on Film appreciation and Film Making conducted by the ASCOT Information and Communication Technology Center. The 3-day event, scheduled May 9-11,2014 , was handled by Mr. Rommel Espinosa. He is a film and television producer, art director and production designer. The gentleman is also a proud product of Aurora province.

Simply the perfect fit to be the resource person in an event that aims to provide basic knowledge in film appreciation and film making to the participants – from professionals to inspired young learners of Aurora.

To further intensify the workshop, participants were grouped into five to come up with a short film of their own, applying the different techniques of filmmaking from theories to technical aspects. Each group was composed of various member, from skilled to amateur videographer, from kids to professionals. A mini simulation of a production was also observed, with each member of groups playing roles in a production headed by directors Atty. Sharon Teh , Eddie Rebueno, Lyndon Belen, Rey Zamora and Von Gerald Macose .

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