In pursuit of establishing potent connecting lines within and outside the society’s parameters, the Mass Communication program initiated a team building activity in their 1st general Assembly with the parents through the supervision of its Program Head, Dr. Nieves Pepito at the university Mass communication studio, last November 6 and 16. The team building activity was participated by all MassComm society members where they strengthen their bonds through series of activities and exercises. The said activity was graced by Rommel Azucena, program’s alumnus from batch 2017 and the former Masscomm President (2016-17). He was the resource speaker who tackled student leadership among the participants. Moreover, Dr. Pepito shared her knowledge and expertise on organizational communication briefing the participants on the underlying principles in establishing effective communication within and outside the society.

Last November 16, parents and guardians of the freshmen and sophomores convened to discuss matters concerning the welfare of their children, as to how well their current performance and also their concerns and feedback to the curriculum. The said assembly was fuelled by the theme, “Coming together as family”, which was initiated by the Program Head. After which, an election for the Program’s Parents’ Association occurred. The elected officers were Mr. Johnny Infante (president); Mrs. Sabina Acebuche (VicePresident); Mrs. Ma. Liza Jagolino (Secretary); Mrs. Marlene Gelotin (Treasurer); Mrs. Joyce Martir (Auditor); Mrs. Ma. Jennylin Alvarez (PIO); the business Managers were Mrs. Ella Arribas, Mrs. Lory Jean Samellano and mrs. Yolanda Roa. Cultural Committee were comprised of Mr. Jonel Cordoves, Mrs. May Ann Despues, and mrs. Hemayla Huera. Mrs. Henrose Alisbo and Mrs. Geraldine Matti were the elected social concerns committee. Finally, the religious affairs committee is composed of Mrs. Annalou de la Rosa, Mrs. Elizabeth Arroyo and Mrs. Teresita Saim. The two-Saturday event benchmarked the beginning of the 2nd semester calendar of activities of the Mass Communication Society. (News by Krisha Marie Samillano, BSMC 2)