Twelve students from Welcome Home Foundation, Inc. (WHFI) have completed the Computer for Hearing Impaired program (CHIP) of UNO-R under the College of Information Technology. In this connection, a Closing Program was held last April 13, at 3:00 PM at the President’s Hall.
Fr. Bitangjol and Mrs. Jalandoni with the graduates of the UNO-R CHIP.
After the Opening Prayer and singing of the National Anthem, Fr. Sixto Bitangjol, OAR, University President delivered his Welcome Message. Awarding of students with Computer Skills Proficiency was done by Fr. Bitangjol and Mrs. Agnes Jalandoni, Deputy Director of Welcome Home Foundation, Inc., assisted by Dr. Elmer Haro, Dean of Information Technology. Distribution of Certificates followed. Graduates gave an Intermission Number.
After the Closing Program, UNO-R signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with WHFI for its BLesD (Baking Lesson for the Deaf) Program which runs from April 13 to April 25, 2009 under the College of Business and Accountancy. Dean of College of Business and Accountancy, Dr. John Clifford Salugsugan, gave the rationale of MOU. Fr. Bitangjol signed in behalf of UNO-R while Mrs. Jalandoni, in behalf of WHFI. Response came from Mrs. Jalandoni while Closing Remarks from Fr. Emeterio Bunao,OAR culminated the program.
The following are the students enrolled under the BLesD program: Hasel Berba; John Gamboa; Ivan Tagle; Norman Psamonte; Anna Kristen Pedrosa; Ryan Ruedas and Herra Solatorio.