Just as the department had changed its name to College of Business and Accountancy, its family had grown with the new additions of faculty.
Hannah Joy A. Datoy, 26, is from Mansasa District, Tagbilaran City. This Bachelor of Science in Tourism graduate from the University of the Philippines - Diliman, had spent months as a tourism assistant of Bohol Tourism Office. She also had worked as a front office associate in Marriott Hotel in Cebu City, and rooms head trainer of Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.
With diverse background in tourism, she wanted to share her knowledge, so she decides to join the academe.
Peter Elezar S. Duquilla, 30, is from Dampas District, Tagbilaran City. He is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Bohol. He had been a front office staff of MetroCentre Hotel and Convention Center. It was during this time that he had a first hand opportunity of developing his skills in his field. Indeed, he had been a resource speaker for various seminars about hotel operations.
Teaching is not new to him for he had taught in Cristal e-College for two years and served as department head.
Peter is also an awarded singer, a composer, and a martial artist specializing Aikido and Arnis. He is happily married and has one son.
Nobeth B. Lazana, 34, is from G. Visarra Street, Tagbilaran City. She finished her degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Accounting, in 1992 as cum laude in this institution. She had worked for big companies in the Philippines. She had been with Sunpride Foods, Inc. for one year and with the Philippine National Bank in Cebu City for more than seven years.
After several years in the business world, she decided to go back to this institution where she finished Bachelor of Science in Nursing last March 2007.
At present, she is hired as a part time instructor in the department to teach First Aid to Tourism Practitioners. She is happily married with two children.
Lutgarda Puerta, 24, is a petite and friendly lady from Taloto District, Tagbilaran City. She is a graduate of Bachelor in Business Management, major in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of the Philippines in the Visayas - Cebu College.
Lut has had various working experiences. She once worked as a call center agent in Sykes Asia. After such tedious working hours, she then decided to toe in a job much related to her course. She had been an internal consultant of West Gorordo Hotel, then as an operations officer of Elicon House Inc. and the last company where she had been with before joining HNU was the Golden Prince Hotel and Suites.
After seven years of stay in Cebu since her college days, she then decided to work in her hometown. She now handles hotel and restaurant management subjects.
Warren Yap, Jr. is the one of the precious assets because of the prestige he had brought to this institution when he placed 2nd in the licensure examination for Certified Public Accountants in May 2006.
Wrenley, although only 21, is already an achiever. He graduated cum laude and was a member of the debating team of the department during his college years. Now, he manages their family business with several branches in Bohol and in Cebu. Though he comes from a well-off family, he is a very down-to-earth person.
No matter how hectic his schedule is, he aspires to be in the academe as a part-timer. Teaching to him is his passion for he wants to inculcate in the minds of the students the beauty of accounting and that anyone could make it to the top in the board exam.
Congratulations to the new Certified Public Accountants who passed the May 2007 CPA Board Examinations