DSSC welcomes Camosun College of British Columbia, Canada
Through the international linkage of the International Affairs and Relation Office (IARO), and the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), Davao del Sur State College (DSSC) welcomed the Camosun College of British Columbia, Canada, for an Info Session meeting at the DSSC Boardroom, on May 15, 2023.
DSSC President, Dr. Augie E. Fuentes expressed her anticipation for international visibility through this meeting in her welcome address, she highlighted the presence of Regional Director Jennifer Montero, and expressed: “Thank you for including Davao del Sur State College in your visit…among other schools in the country. The intention of the college would always include our students as part of our initiation in DSSC… to be seen in the global arena.”
IAR Officer, Dr. Della Grace Bacaltos gave a brief review of the achievements of DSSC-IARO, and their plans laid out for the college. “I’ve mentioned to miss Jennie (Montero), to help us out. . . to really develop out International Affairs and Relation Office, so that we can provide funds for our mobility programs, internship programs. . . I think that is still our challenge.”
RD Montero did not disappoint as she explicitly explained her goals of coming here to help develop the proficiency of IARO in its field of expertise, and to help bring forth skilled and talented students into international stage. She laid out the roles of IARO in becoming internationally recognized, and the college President and IARO office should firmly play behind the scenes to highlight the students, employees, faculty, and down to the security and utility team, to create the college’s own branding, and be recognized as its own just by a glimpse.
She also explained the opportunities waiting for goal driven students if they were to take chances and study in Camosun College through future partnerships and scholarship grants, from certificate programs to diplomas and bachelor's degree.
RD Montero also stated, “My goal of coming here is to provide you the platform, so that you will be recognized…you will be respected…you will be awarded and have your own space under the sun.” Adding, “This is not an accident that we met today.”