COCS HOLDS ITS FIRST IT PROJECT EXHIBIT
Through the joint efforts of the College of Computer Science - Local Government Unit (COCS-LGU), the Society of Young Computer Professionals (SYComP), and the IM/CS 46 class of Batch 2010 led by its class adviser, Mrs. Maria Celia Z. Ligason, the College of Computer Science successfully celebrated its debut IT Project Exhibit last March 15 -16, 2010.
(L-R): Fr. Estepa, Dean Jay, Fr. Guban, Fr. Gapuz, and Dean Caballo.
With the theme, “I.T. : A Wider Road Towards Global Innovations,” the event which was held at the Student Lounge of the Main Building was formally started by a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony graced by the University President, Fr. Francisco T. Estepa, SVD. Dean Mrs. Amie Rosarie C. Caballo delivered the Statement of Purpose and expressed her warm welcome to the guests. The University President also stated his inspiration message. The VP for Academic Affairs, Fr. Teodoro P. Gapuz, SVD, VP for Administration, Fr. Andres B. Guban, SVD, and the dean of the College of Business and Accountancy, Dr. Jemma J. Jay, were the revered guests. Some talented students of the aforesaid college entertained the audience with great intermission numbers. The program was skillfully handled by the bubbly host, Mr. Jonathan Rhey Tan, a senior student.
(L-R): Mr. Paig, Mrs. Ligason, Mrs. Abucejo, Dean Caballo, Ms. Narca, Mrs. Nasayao, Ms. Fortich.
The two-day public presentation started right after the program. Exhibitors were the graduating students of Bachelor of Science in Information Management (BSIM) and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science programs who timely completed their thesis projects, and some undergraduate students with projects from their CS100L – Computer Graphics class of Mr. Brian C. Rosal on its Video Making, CS33L – Presentation Skills in IT class of Mrs. Edgelyn T. Nasayao, the CS100L – Computer Graphics on Animation and the CS/IT 122L – Introduction to Web Publishing classes of Ms. Mitzi S. Fortich.
(L-R): Mrs. Ligason, Engr. Agunod, Engr. Villocido, Engr. Sarigumba, and Dean Caballo.
The exhibit was made a contest sponsored by the SYComP to spice it up and to motivate the exhibitors. The Top 3 Best CS/IM 46 Projects and the Top 3 Best in Web Design were judged by three faculty members who come from the College of Engineering namely, Engr. Miguel Sarigumba Jr., Engr. Justiniano Villocido, and Engr. Reynaldo Agunod as the chairman. The first prize for the Best CS/IM 46 Projects was awarded to the project called JavaDome – A Programming Tutorial Site by Mr. Donald Tejano, Mr. Jonathan Rhey Tan, and Mr. Joseph Jason Khing Plaza. MyTeacher&Me by Mr. Jonathan Nacorda, Ms. Imee Macuto, and Ms. Janice Tare placed second and Edutype – An Edutainment Typing Game by Ms. Hannah Comidoy, Mr. Ace Gamayot and Mr. Niño Prince Galon got the third place.
A ComSci student demonstrates the computer application his group developed to Fr. Francisco Estepa, SVD, president of Holy Name University.
The Web Designing category winners were Mr. John Altair Esclamado, Mr. Joshua Tumanda and Ms. Mabelle Pineda as first, second, and third, respectively.
The Video Making and Animation categories were judged by Mrs. Amie Rosarie C. Caballo as chairperson, Mrs. Eva Marie F. Budiongan, and Mr. Jay B. Paig. First prize winner of the Video Making was for the song “With a Smile” performed by the group led by Mr. Mark Anthony Ruta.
Holy Name University Quiz Game by Mr. Donald Tejano, Mr. Arthur Abrea, and Mr. Ricardo Bonghanoy landed as first prize for the Animation using Flash Software. Guitar 7 – A Guitar Tutorial Site by Mr. Ace Gamayot, Mr. Niño Prince Galon and Mr. Neil Cosmod was awarded second and Suroy sa HNU by Mr. Antonio Cirian Oppus, Ms. Rosemarie Idiong and Ms. Mih Bernales as third.
All exhibitors were awarded with Certificates of Appreciation and the winners were granted cash prizes. The event which is hoped to become an annual event was formally closed this year by Ms. Mariejoe F. Narca, the SYComp Adviser.