In response to the call to further educate Dominicans and enlighten them to different issues in society, the Student Welfare Unit (SWU) and the Central College Student Council (CCSC) organized three seminars, Nov. 25 and 26 at the Dona Dominga Andaman Hall (AVR) and Studio Theater, fifth floor.
Guest speakers with professional backgrounds and expertise were invited to impart knowledge to the students.
Vincent Bryan Macanal, HIV counselor at the Department of Health (DOH) and HIV hotline operator at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, for the HIV/AIDS Awareness seminar, Romero P. Gonzalvo, SDCA professor, for the institution for the responsible use of social media seminar and Dr. Michael Montesa, acting medical director of St. Dominic Medical Center (SDMC) for the Drug Awareness seminar.
HIV Awareness, responsible use of social media sites and Drug Awareness were the top three seminars suggested by the Dominican students’ student activities survey, which is accomplished during the signing of clearance in the first semester of the academic year.
By Angelica Carulla and Kristine Hazlewood
(This article was featured in the Gateway Group of Publications broadsheet, second semester, A.Y. 2016 - 2017)