Baybay City—Visayas State University (VSU) officially kicks-off the first day of the Student Onboarding Program for the academic year 2020-2021 via livestream on its official Facebook page today, August 17.
This two day program serves as this year’s general orientation for students and discussion of the VSU online learning management systems as the university adapts to the new normal setting. VSU faculty and staff discussed the different services offered by the university.
VSU President Dr. Edgardo E. Tulin officially opened the virtual event and has assured both students and parents that the educational quality delivered by the university will not differ despite the pandemic.
"My administration has worked so hard to ensure that the educational quality that VSU has been known for will never diminish even when this unique way of delivering education is right inside your homes,” President Tulin said.
Dr. J. Prospero E. De Vera III, Chairperson of Commission of Higher Education (CHED) and VSU Board of Regents (VSU-BOR) Chairperson, also graced the live orientation via Zoom. In his message, he praised the VSU administration for its commendable preparedness amid COVID-19.
"I am happy to witness the level of preparedness shown by VSU as it continues to fulfill its mission to develop a highly competitive human resource, cutting-edge scientific knowledge, and innovative technologies for sustainable communities and environment even as the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic,” De Vera remarked.
Meanwhile, the hashtag #iloveVSU trends as number one on Twitter Philippines with over 3,000 tweets.
A number of competitive games and raffle draws with prizes such as smartphones, Wi-Fi devices, cash, and e-loads donated by various sponsors were also administered.
The day 2 of the event is scheduled this August 18, Tuesday, at 9 AM.