In the spirit of sportsmanship and as part of its proud tradition of recognizing and celebrating its appreciation for sports, athleticism and physical education, the Palawan State University held its 2014 Intramural Meet on September 6-10, with the opening program held at the Puerto Princesa City Sports Complex.
Attended by PSU officials, faculty, staff, and students, the week-long event began with a colorful parade from the PSU campus up to the Puerto Princesa Sports Complex, which featured PSU’s different colleges and departments, which included the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH), College of Business and Accountancy (CBA), College of Criminal Justice Education (CCJE), College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT), College of Hospitality Management and Tourism (CHMT), College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS), College of Teacher Education
(CTE), College of Sciences (CS), College of Community Resources Development (CCRD) North and South, Graduate School, Laboratory Elementary School and Laboratory High School. The special guest speaker for the event was Palawan Congressman Douglas Hagedorn, ably represented by Prof. Edna Darjuan, former PSU faculty member and representative of the Congressman.
PSU President Dr. Jeter Sespeñe, in his speech at the opening ceremony, greeted those in attendance, and expressed his gratitude for their willingness to participate in the event, mentioning the unity of the PSU community in celebrating such events. Meanwhile, Congressman Hagedorn’s message praised PSU for its unending efforts in providing education for the people of Palawan, citing the Intramurals as an example of the University’s dedication in promoting the academic and physical education and well-being of its students.
The event also showcased the yearly mass-demonstration of first-year PE students, exhibiting a lively and colorful performance, combined with props of different shapes and sizes. In addition, dance numbers were presented by the different colleges, showcasing a variety of modern and traditional-themed performances.