PRIORITIES AND RELEVANCE

All programs indicated were developed based on the felt needs of the adopted barangay and the strong desire of the College to extend services to the community.

The flagship extension programs for the CS are the following:

  1. Environmental Awareness
  2. Utilization of ORGANIC MATERIALS
  3. In the university’s “Adopt-A-Barangay” Program, College of Sciences has chosen to assist and launch its extension services in Barangay San Jose.
  4. Mangrove Reforestation
  5. Information dissemination encompasses Computer, Math and Biophysical Sciences Literacy Program.
  6. Vermiculture andvermicast production were introduced to the community as a show window on our utilization of resources.
  7. Other Extension Activities like Feeding Program; cleanand Green Program, etc.
  8. Baseline Survey of San Jose

DESCRIPTION OF THE SYSTEM OF PLANNING, IMPLEMENTING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF THE EXTENSION PROJECTS; AND EXTENT OF PARTICIPATION OF THE VARIOUS STAKEHOLDERS.

A regular participatory rural appraisal (PRA) will be regularly conducted where the household heads will be involved. The aim of The PRA is to gather data and information about the needs of the residents and establish the health, livelihood and environmental status of the people. It will also allow the residents to express what and how they want the university to help them. The activities will put the development of the barangay’s residents, thereby allowing them the dignity and pride of program ownership. Projects will be carried out with sustainability as a built-in goal.

DESCRIPTION OF COMMUNITY’S INVOLVEMENT/PARTICIPATION IN THE INSTITUTION’S ACTIVITIES

The College of Sciences has cooperated with the local Government Unit of Barangay San Jose, establishing certain parameters on the academe’s role in the community as a reply to their immediate need. In one of their Council Meetings, it has been agreed that PSU’s main role is the continued information dissemination on various environmental issues and conservation efforts to the community. Its main task is to educate parents, teachers and pupils as well through seminar and workshops.

CS EXTENSION SERVICES OFFICE STAFF

  1. Sonia A. Bonagua - Dean, College of Sciences
  2. Enrico H. Mercado - Extension Coordinator
  3. Lilia A. Margallo - Extension Staff
  4. Anita G. Malasarte - Extension Staff
  5. Siote Wy - Extension Staff
  6. Jaime Cardaño - Extension Staff
  7. Alvin Sibayan - Extension Staff
  8. Reymund Rey - Extension Support Staff
  9. Lea Camangig - Extension Support Staff