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April 2013 – myBÜ | The Official Blog Site of Baliuag University

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Computer Literacy Program

Computer Literacy Training

Another success project of Baliuag University in partnership with Zonta Club of Baliwag was completed last February 2013. An annual outreach program though Computer Literacy Training was held last February 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2013 at ITB 303.

This year’s content topics of the training are (1) Adobe Photoshop CS4 and (2) Power Director. The said project was well participated by the members of Zonta, high school teachers, few students, members of Kapisanan ng mga Dentista ng Bulacan KADEBU, and other walk-in participants.

An opening ceremony was held the morning of February 2, 2013 at ITB 304, which was graced by Mrs. Ma. Lourdes Policarpio, BU- HALINA Program Coordinator, Center for Community Services. She gave her inspiration message and a short background and statement of purpose of the BU-HALINA Program. Ending the ceremony with raffle, where prizes were given by Zonta Club of Baliwag.
Day 1 Training proper started at 12:30 p.m. and was facilitated by Mrs. Jasmiene B. Domingo, Head of the MIS department, where, the participants learned to explore the Photoshop interface, get to know and customize the work area, create, save and modify selection, determine resolution and graphic type, basic photo corrections and image enhancement. This first module of the training was guided also by Mrs. Mary Ann T. Lim by giving a special training and project creation to those participants who didn’t make it on the first day of the training and just came on day 2.

Second module of the training on “Movie Making” using Power Director was facilitated by Ms. Charisse Lynlie C. Paulino, BU Marketing and Admission staff and also a product of BU College of Nursing, and assisted by Mrs. Ana Lizel del Poso on Day 4. This training taught the participants on setting video resolution, importing media files, adding effects, transitions, background images and music to the project and rendering movie.

After the presentation of the project output on the last day of training, a simple graduation ceremony took place. Dean Elizabeth R. Roxas, director of the HALINA Program, delivered her appreciation message and distribute the certificates of appreciation to the facilitators with the assistance of Mrs. Policarpio. Certificates of Completion and Participation were awarded to the participants by Dr. Lorie Cabrera, President of Zonta assisted by Mrs. Policarpio. Simple snacks, picture taking and raffle sponsored by the KADEBU, headed by Dr. Charlie Antonio and Zonta Club of Baliwag ends the 4-day Computer Literacy Program.

Facilitators, committees and all the volunteered students were very happy that they were able to impart the knowledge that they have to the participants, realized and achieved the stated objectives of the activity. As well as the participants who enjoyed while enhancing and showing their creativity in their projects as output during the training. They were so thankful to all the people behind this outreach program. Their satisfaction on the outcome of the program made them ask and request for another outreach like this to happen so they could again participate and be part of a very meaningful and useful program of BU-SITE and Zonta Club of Baliwag.


College of Nursing Parents’ Day Successful


The first organized parents day hosted by the College of Nursing was successfully held. The activity which was held last February 15, 2013 at the University Hall was in line with the 88th Foundation Anniversary of Baliuag University. The first ever “Araw ng mga Magulang” saw a number of parents in attendance as they interacted and participated in the activities.

During the welcome remarks given by the Executive Vice President. Dr. Patricia Lagunda, the parents and guardians were brought up to the date with the status and activities of the university. She also mentioned some of the things the administration is doing to give its students the best start to their future.

There were lively interactive sessions during the discussion by the Director of Student Affairs and Guest Speaker, Mrs. Esperanza Balatbat. The main theme of her address was on parenting tips and family values in which parents gave their views on what could be done to improve parenting and have a better rapport between them and their children. Mrs Balatbat encouraged the parents to bring up their children with true values of life. Practicing well defined family values helps set the foundation for a strong, cohesive family.  A well built foundation and consistent family values are vital in building dependence and confidence in each family member she added.


Araw ng mga Magulang


In the address by Dean Elizabeth Roxas, parents were given information regarding the College of Nursing as well as the activities their children are engaged in while in school and Clinical areas. She also urged parents to support their children so that they can perform better while students were advised to focus on their studies and be mature in their attitude.

During the break, the parents were involved in a number of games and Cha-cha dance that were fun and inspired bonding and friendly competition among parents. Participants who won received BU Souvenir items.
According to the coordinator of the activity, Mrs. Maria Lourdes Policarpio, all of the objectives were met and the faculty and staff are looking forward for the next session.

BRIDGE Competition Awarding

CEDE Bagged 2nd Place in Bridge Building Competition

BRIDGE Competition Awarding

Five (5) Civil Engineering students of the College of Environmental Design and Engineering bagged the 1st Runner Up position in the recently concluded Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) Region III sponsored Regional Bridge Building Competition held last October 6, 2013 at San Fernando Elementary School in Pampanga.

This Bridge Building Competition was the regional elimination to determine who will represent Region III from among the schools offering Civil Engineering Program in the Region in the National Bridge Building Competition to be held during the PICE National Convention in November 2013. The winner was determined using a single criterion which is the “highest proportion of load the bridge could carry as against its weight”. The bridge must be constructed right during the competition using 100 pieces of barbeque sticks and a ball of crochet string on a time limit. The BU students composed of Mr. Michael Bryan Fulgar, Mr. Rivo Castro, Mr. Gerald Merck Galang, Mr. Robert Anthony Lansangan and Mr. John Mark Badillo, all 5th year CE students emerged as 1st Runner Up behind Tarlac State University out of the 12 teams who participated. They were awarded a prize of P 2,000 and Certificates of Winning. Engr. Lourdes B. Hipolito was the team’s trainor and adviser.