President Penaso consulted the students, faculty and alumni regarding the Developmental Fee Collection through a special administrative council meeting. The meeting was held at the CSU gymnasium on February 23, 2014 attended by the members of the administrative council, some faculty members, University Student Council (USC), CSUCC key officials and Central Student Government (CSG) and alumni representatives.
President Penaso stressed the importance of accountable, participative and transparent governance. He wants to put life into it by leveling off with the students who are the direct beneficiaries of quality services. He wants to ensure the utilization of programs for the development of our students and other stakeholders.
Dr. Penaso believes in the delivery of Outcomes Based Education or OBE and calls for cooperation, mutual understanding and spirit of respect for a participatory decision making.
Dr. Armie Leila M. Mordeno, Vice President for Administration and Board Secretary presented the Board of Regents Actions and Directives. Director Ma. Victoria M. Labisto of the Financial and Management Systems Office enumerated the 2013 and 2014 Development Fees Collection and Utilization.
University Student Council (USC) President Jundey C. Brier and the representative of the Central Student Government of CSUCC outlined the students’ proposals for SY 2015-2016 as basis for Developmental Fees Collection.
The students mentioned their needs for trainings and seminars, support for competitions, upgrading of library materials and laboratory equipments, provision for street lighting, gate fencing, parking areas, and for more classrooms among all other concerns.
Both Planning Directors of CSU and CSUCC Dr. Danilo Gaas and Dr. Gloria Esperanza also laid down their proposals. Conspicuously present were Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Luisito I. Tabada and Vice President for Research and Extension Dr. Rowena P. Varela to elucidate academic and research concerns.
Director Joey Arles Vergara of the Office of Student Affairs read the Rationale of the consultative meeting. Ms. Merinessa D. Gonzaga, CSU University Registrar stood as officer of the day.
The consultation meeting lasted until 3:00 in the afternoon after a thorough and free flowing deliberation and thought about considerations.
President Penaso assured everyone that the administration is doing everything to affect quality services.