SLC Forge Linkages with Universities in Taipei, Taiwan
by: Fr. Gilbert B. Sales, CICM
Saint Louis College City of San Fernando, La Union forge linkages with Fu Jen University Taipei, Taiwan (the biggest Catholic University in Taiwan) , Kwang Jen Middle School of Music in Taipei City, and the UMAP (University Mobility in the Asia and Pacific)
SLC - A Recipient To Two La Union Provincial Awards
by: Fr. Gilbert B. Sales, CICM
Saint Louis College, San Fernando, La Union was a recipient to two (2) La Union Provincial Awards - Kampeon ti Lengguahe and the Basi Awards.
BASI AWARD, an award given by the Provincial Government to Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Institutions and Government Organizations (GOs) based within the Province of La Union, which have rendered outstanding and exemplary services to the province.
"KAMPEON TI LENGGUAHE (CHAMPION OF LANGUAGE AWARD - Sectoral Category for Education)", an annual award given by the Provincial Government of La Union by virtue of Sangguniang Panlalawigan Ordinance No. 026-2012, which was created to recognize government offices/agencies, media, businesses, schools, religious institutions, and individuals that have taken exemplary strides in using and uplifting Iloko and other local or regional Philippine languages
TORCH Reaps Awards in LEHPC '15
by: Jake A. Villanueva
PULSAR HOTEL, Tuguegarao City – The Louisian Torch reaped various awards both in individual and grouped categories during the Luzonwide Higher Education Press Conference last February 5 – 7, 2015.
Highest individual pointer of Region 1 Elona Lozano landed 7th in Comic Strip making (English); Narcy Lyn Vendillo bagged 6th in News Writing (Filipino); Editor-in-chief Lea Lorraine Bautista placed 8th in Feature Writing (Filipino); Jake Villanueva clinched 9th in Poetry Writing (Filipino); and Doven Gardon got 10th in Editorial Cartooning (Filipino) among more than 30 contenders from the different regions in Luzon.
In the group category, TORCH entry in tabloid received silver in the over-all ranking after its news page won 1st place; editorial page ended in 2nd place; DevCom page placed 3rd; Feature pageand Literary page both got 6th place.
Moreover, the page design of the newsletter entry and concept of folio landed 4th and 5th respectively.
"I think it was a job well done though I noticed that winning papers were those with quality outlooks," said Bautista in an interview.
She also said that it was very fulfilling on her part as the EIC for they got positive feedback from the Louisian community.
With the performance given by SLC together with Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU) – Mid- La Union Campus Voice, Lyceum of Pangasinan ULNOS and Verhen Milagrosa University Foundation who also garnered various awards, Region 1 rose from last year's post landed 4th Runner-up in the over-all ranking.
SLC-CCA's "Tawid Taoid" Recognized as Official NCCA Arts Month Local Project
by: Mr. Jeddhan Rosario
The Center for Culture and the Arts, Saint Louis College's culture and arts governing office, in coordination with the Extension Services Office, currently implements two (2) existing extension programs. The first one is the semester- long weekly arts enhancement program for La Union National High School (LUNHS) Special Program for the Arts (SPA). The second extension project is a cultural- mapping based documentation of intangible heritage of Bago tribe of Manggaan, Santol- a mountainous town in the eastern province- for the town's La Union Special School for Culture and the Arts (LUSSCA) - a National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) recognized school of living tradition.
"TAWID TAOID: Bridging Cultures" envisions bridging the arts schools together for the meaningful NAM local celebration and implementation, through travelling shows and arts exhibits in the open space auditorium and campuses of participating schools and towns. The project has been recognized and chosen as one of only twelve (12) local projects nationwide to be supported by NCCA for this year's local celebration of February as 2015 National Arts Month (NAM).
The visits will feature performances in different performance arts in dance, drama, music and oral tradition- focusing on promotion and awareness of local culture of ethno-linguistic groups in the province specifically Ilokano and Bago.
The visual art exhibits alongside with other production design will also be featured crafted by the visual arts students of the schools.
The activity will also further strengthen the dynamics and involvement of communities and participants to the culture and arts activities in schools and communities.
The schedule of the travelling shows and exhibits is as follows: February 17, 2015 1:30 pm at Santol Town Auditorium, February 18, 2015, 10:30 am at La Union National High School Auditorium and February 20, 2015, 10 am and 2 pm at Fr. Burgos Gym Saint Louis College.
SLC DRAMA GROUP GOES NATIONAL IN FRINGE MANILA FESTIVAL Louisian Theatre Ensemble (LTE), the resident theater company of Saint Louis College of San Fernando, La Union presents "BULONG: ANG ATING SIGAW NG PAGBABAGO" which is a showcase of four short one-act plays which all depicts how people claim to want change but fail to initiate any action to pull them out of their despair. Carefully weaved together, this show serves as a wakeup call to the audience in the reality of life where people's words are heavy, but their actions are light. Officially qualifying for Fringe Manila 2015 to be held at De La Salle College of St Benilde, LTE performs their theatrical masterpiece from February 19 to 22, 2015.