USTP Alubijid holds Extension Program consultation meeting with Brgy. Lourdes
By Jundy V. Intao, USTP Alubijid STRATCOMM
On March 9, 2023, the Alubijid Campus of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) held a consultation meeting with the LGU officials of Brgy. Lourdes in Alubijid, Misamis Oriental, to introduce its Extension Program focusing on skills and livelihood training. In attendance were Dr. Lory Liza D. Bulay-Og, USTP Alubijid Acting Campus Director, and Engr. Jasper Jay A. Jementiza, Academic Head of the said campus.
During the meeting, Dr. Bulay-og collected suggestions from the LGU officials regarding training sessions and workshops that they deem are needed by the community.
The LGU officials presented a list of community-requested training, including those involved with dairy processing, electrical repair and maintenance, plumbing, housekeeping, butchery, masonry, welding, and landscaping, to name a few.
Aside from USTP faculty members, Dr. Bulay-og also emphasized the involvement of other government entities in the conduct of said training sessions, including the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).
USTP Alubijid aims for this extension program to provide training to members of the community to prepare them for job prospects and employment.