Welcoming Intercultural Understanding, Shedding Signs of Hope and Unity

Welcoming Intercultural Understanding, Shedding Signs of Hope and Unity

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Grand welcome given by the DWCU Community to Br. Guy Mazola  Mido, SVD headed by Fr. Gil To Manalo, SVD

We live in a world of multiculturalism and diversity where we are always being challenged of seeking the truth on the mystery of the triune God. The best of times keeps on reminding us about the goodness of living a new experience and reliving relationships in spite of our similarities and our differences. A big part of this fulfilled experience is the strengthening of our faith, unity and harmony through the important role played by the Christian communities that we belong. It is already a reality for us to focus on the very reflections of our existence to take care of one another, share our uniqueness and be stewards of God’s mission.

The DWCU community had an overwhelming acquaintance program for the coming of Br. Guy Mazola Mido, SVD and Visitator General to the Philippine Northern Province last November 18, 2016. As part of the aims toward achieving shared intercultural life, Fr. Gil T. Manalo, SVD delivered a heartwarming welcome address for the guest, attendees and students which was immediately followed by the introduction of the guest through Fr. Gerardo Gudmalin, SVD as he enlightened the crowd stating, “General Visitations are an occasion for the visitator to come into personal contact with the individual confreres. It has the task of strengthening the confreres’ conviction that the Society cares for each and everyone of them.”

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Br. Guy Mazola Mido, SVD, Visitator General

One of the highlights of the event was the message of hope, determination and faith of Br. Guy Mazola Mido, SVD as the Visitator General to the Philippine Northern Province. He reminded everyone that we may be coming from different colors, races, ethnicities, gender and faith but we are born to fulfill and work toward a common goal. He also reiterated something about the future of every individual and how we must value education saying, “Institutions like this (DWCU) play a great role toward change. As you deliver education being one of the core components of the society’s development. The future of these people most especially on who they will become and what they will become in the near future depends greatly on how and what you teach to them.” The DWCU community also featured the diversified cultural performance of its productive members for the guest from having a heartfelt performance of the elementary pupils with the Pangasinan song “Malinak lay labi (Peaceful Night)” and the folk dancing performance of the high school students to the modern dance of the college students. The celebration ended with the strengthened appreciation and recognition of Br. Guy Mazola Mido, SVD most primarily toward embracing differences in harmony, togetherness, love and hope. His auspicious presence is already a remarkable sign as we continue to live a propitious and Christ-like life of being a progressive community.

Below are the pictures during the visitation of Br. Guy Mazola Mido, SVD

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Br. Guy giving us his smile

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The DWCU-DWFC Priests and Brother with Br. Guy Mazola Mido, SVD

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Br. Guy Mazola Mido, SVD and the DWCU & DWFC Priests and Brother with the DWCU Faculty and Staff

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The High School Dept. in their Cultural Presentation

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The Elementary Pupils rendering a Pangasinan Song “Malinak Lay Labi (Peaceful Night) 

Article written by: Mr. Wilbert Giuseppe L. De Guzman
Pictures by: Mrs. Mae Liza Cabrilles

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Anti-Bullying Act (R.A. 10627) and Anti-Child Abuse Law (R.A. 7610)

DWCU Gearing towards Strengthened Awareness on R.A. 7610, welcoming R.A. 10627

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Fiscal Silvestre Redemptor A. Ridao , Resource Speaker on Anti-Bullying Act (R.A. 10627) and Anti-Child Abuse Law (R.A. 7610)

The 4th of November, 2016 was another remarkable event for DWCU to hold a seminar regarding the rights of children and the protection of students against any form of violence that may be inflicted by people who consider themselves superior especially to the younger ones. The seminar puts primacy on the very stems of a child’s well-being. It is also in accordance with the Deped’s measure to all public and private elementary and secondary educational institutions to instill and address a safer, healthier and conducive environment for learning among students where no one can be put to harm. The propitious discussion about the Anti-Bullying Act (R.A. 10627) and Anti-Child Abuse Law (R.A. 7610) became more advantageous to DWCU employees with the auspicious presence of Fiscal Silvestre Redemptor A. Ridao as the resource speaker; he is a City Prosecutor and a proud alumna/member of DWCU. The lecturer reminded the participants that the employees, most considerably the teachers are also an elemental focus of the Deped order. In line with this, the lecturer also reiterated that teachers who try to humiliate and even scold their students through punishment when it comes to misbehaving may be subjected to administrative and criminal sanctions.

Employers’ and Employees’ Welfare

through PAG-IBIG

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Ms. Kimberly C. Francisco , Housing Relationship Officer of the PAG-IBIG Fund

The DWCU employees were relieved as they have raised their concerns about being more secured with their future. The PAG-IBIG Fund Office enlightened the participants with regard to the new opportunities and future possibilities that they can have as they go through their journey of being a loyal and active lifetime members. The discussion became all-important with Ms. Kimberly C. Francisco as the resource speaker, a Housing Relationship Officer of the PAG-IBIG Fund. Before starting a fruitful discussion with Ms. Francisco, Mrs. Marissa T. Sanchez, the DWCU Guidance Counselor elucidated the leveling up of having an effective Performance Management System for the DWCU employees to strengthen and develop their standard duties and responsibilities which also seek for further monitoring and evaluation towards achieving an over-all significant goal for the community.

By: Mr. Wilbert Giuseppe L. De Guzman
    Faculty, College Dept.