Mrs. Jasmin L. Parreño, Dean of the College of Criminal Justice Education (CCJE), attended the 20th Annual Convention of the Philippine Educators Association for Criminology Education (PEACE) held at the University of Baguio in Baguio City last July 17-18, 2009. This yearly activity aims to update the status of the Criminal Justice/Criminology Education in the Philippines. This year’s convention was spearheaded by the PEACE President, (Ret.) Gen. Yakal M. Giron.
At the opening program, the City Mayor of Baguio, Mayor Peter Ray Bautista, delivered a very inspiring message of welcome to the delegates of the convention. Dr. Ruben Sta. Teresa of the University of Zamboanga reported on “The State of Criminal Justice/Criminology Education in the Country Today”. After the open forum that was moderated by Atty. Sabijon of Bohol, Dr. Rosendo Moro Dial, the Chief of the BJMP, gave his Keynote Address.
The two-day convention ended with an election of PEACE interim regional directors to represent each region in the country. For Region VI, Dean Jasmin Parreño was elected for the period 2009-2012. (JLParreño)