ZPPSU leads ceremonial turnover, inception activity of CHED-funded equipment

Zamboanga Peninsula Polytechnic State University (ZPPSU) reached a historic milestone in hosting a ceremonial turnover and inception activity at the Medical-Dental and Senator Edgardo Angara Building on February 19.

Dr. Nelson P. Cabral, the transformative university President of ZPPSU, expressed profound gratitude for the unrelenting support extended by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in driving the university toward its noble mission.

Highlighting the significance of CHED-funded equipment, Dr. Cabral emphasized its role in advancing engineering and technology programs, enriching curriculums, and fostering technical prowess among students and faculty.

In a momentous ceremony, ZPPSU witnessed the ceremonial turnover of CHED-funded equipment, including investments such as:

1. Advance Mechatronics and Industrial Automation Laboratory – 30.7 Million Pesos

2. Learning Management System Platforms and E-Learning Solutions – 9.9 Million Pesos

3. Enhanced Teaching and Learning of Engineering and Technology Programs through E-Learning Solutions – 9.4 Million Pesos

4. Soil Testing Laboratory – 10 Million Pesos

5. Upgrading of Laboratory Equipment of College of Information and Computing Sciences – 10 Million Pesos

These investments, totaling millions of pesos, outline ZPPSU’s commitment to fostering innovation and academic excellence within its campus.

Dr. Mary Sylvette T. Gunigundo, the OIC Director IV of CHED Office of Planning, Research, and Knowledge Management, along with Mayumi G. Belandres, OIC Chief of OPRKM RMD, provided invaluable insights into the dynamic landscape of Philippine Higher Education and the visionary programs spearheaded by CHED OPRKM, recognizing ZPPSU for its exceptional budget allocation among State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) nationwide.

The ceremony culminated with a solemn ceremonial awarding and signing of the project’s notice to proceed, marking the official commencement of transformative endeavors envisioned for ZPPSU’s future.

The distinguished gathering boasted the presence of esteemed attendees from CHED, including Dr. Rody P. Garcia, Officer-in-Charge Director IV of CHED Region IX, Dr. Nelia A. Alibin, Director IV of CHED Region XII IDIG Technical Working Group Member, as well as other key figures such as Myra Paz B. Manalo, Diana C. Aguilar, Gerhald I. Villasis, Jamie Joyce C. Sese, Anfernee P. Ruanto, Engr. Joseph Lou Sta Teresa, and Engr. Janeny Domingsil, together with the ZPPSU Vice Presidents, Directors, Deans, and students, collectively embody the collaborative spirit driving ZPPSU toward a future defined by innovation and academic distinction.


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