On August 2, 2014, CEDev spearheaded the Institutional Planning Workshop for Community Extension and Development. The expected output of the said activity was for the participants, who are members of the CEDev Council and Departmental Outreach Committee for each college, to come up with new directions or a paradigm shift taking into consideration the results of the dissertation paper of Fr. Ruel F. Lero, SVD on the "Deconstruction of the Concept and Operationalization of Extension as a Function of Higher Education Institutions in the Philippines", and Dr. Asuncion Pabalan's Impact Study of the Outreach Program at San Isidro District, Tagbilaran City.
Ms. Mariejoe Narca and Ms. Ma. Paz Espiritu facilitated the activity.
Participants of the planning workshop giving comments of reports from co-participants
Ms. Ma. Paz Espiritu and Ms. Marijoe Narca facilitating
Last August 9, 2014, some 30 teachers and students of Holy Name University conducted an Impact Survey at Catarman, Dauis, the partner community of Holy Name University in Community Development. The survey aimed at getting the impact of all the programs and services of HNU-CEDev and to use the results of the survey as basis for improving future implementation of outreach activities in the said Barangay.
A total of 164 residents from all seven Puroks of Barangay Catarman gathered in four locations to answer the questionnaires prepared for the purpose.
Final results and analysis of the said survey will be reported in this media for the information of the whole HNU Community and other stakeholders as well.
Mr. Ian Anuta from the Research Center carefully giving instructions to the respondents on how to answer the questionnaire.
Ms. Isabel Abucejo from the College of Computer Studies supervising the conduct of the survey.
On August 18, 2014, HNU through the Center for Community Extension and Development (CEDev) delivered to Catarman Elementary School, two sets of computers as donation to their information technology (IT) needs of the school. The two computer sets will be used to enable the teachers enhance their computer skills and improve their recording and grading system by the use of computers. A computer training for the teachers will also be conducted by the teachers of the College of Computer Studies as soon as preparations will be finished by next month.
The two computer sets were received by the Principal of Catarman Elementary School, Mrs. Esterlita Gilay and witnessed by all the teachers of the said school. A simple turn-over ceremony was conducted at the school's newly constructed lunch area for the pupils.
Mrs. Esterlita Gilay, Principal of Catarman elementary School receiving the donations of two computer sets from Holy Name University through Mr. Noel Uy, Director of the Center for Community Extension and Development.