La Carlota City College (LCCC) formally installed its 9th President, Larnie Sam A. Tabuena, Ph.D. in an Investiture and Installation Ceremony held earlier today, June 21 at the La Carlota City Gymnasium. The new College President was a consistent honor student, gaining Latin honors for his Bachelor of Theology from the Central Philippine Nazarene College, Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Master of Arts in Religious Education from the Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, and Master of Arts in Philosophy from De La Salle University Manila. In his speech, Dr. Tabuena emphasized three non-negotiable principles for the development of education – ethos of mutual accountability, system of total transparency, and culture of holistic learning enterprise. This event was the first time that LCCC held an Investiture Ceremony for an incoming college president. Mayor Rex Jalando-on, Chair,man of the Board of Trustees of the LCCC, revealed that he and the Board believe that Dr. Tabuena can lead the college in developing individuals with intelligence and character. Guests during the ceremony include SP members Josela Therese Jomento and Richard Sebastian Benedicto, LCCC officials and professors, LGU officials, members of LCCC Board and Dr. Tabuena's family. Mayor Samuel Gumarin, MD of Buenavista, Guimaras was also present to support the newly-installed LCCC President.
La Carlota City College Welcomes the New College President, Dr. Larnie Sam A. Tabuena. Welcome aboard Doc Larnie Sam!!!.
LCCC Holds First In-Person Graduation Since Pandemic The La Carlota City College (LCCC) has successfully conducted its 55th Commencement Rites with 1,204 marching at the City Gymnasium grounds on August 9 and 10. Class 2022, aka ‘Batch Sakalam’, was the first batch of students under K-12 program to graduate from college. This was also the first time in two years that LCCC held a face-to-face graduation ceremony. The commencement program was divided into three ceremonies to ensure that social distancing throughout the activity.
Job well done. -There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard-work and learning from failure. -Colin Powell.
CHEDRO 6 Visits LCCC There’s still a lot to be done but with the cooperation of your faculty and staff, COPCS were granted to BS Filipino and BS Criminology. Your college is thankful for the support given by the Board of Trustees, headed by City Mayor Rex R. Jalando-on. Thanks also to our students who in one way or the other, helped in achieving this.
A forum was held to clarify guidelines and other concerns regarding the Tulong-Dunong Scholarship Program. Mayor Rex Jalando-on reiterated his all-out support to the college, believing that the institution is one of the major economic drivers of La Carlota City. He said that being the Chairman of the Board of Trustees it is his obligation to ensure the welfare of the students, assuring that he and the administration is finding ways and potential solutions to address student concerns. Also in attendance were, Dean and OIC-President Virgie S. Rendon, College Treasurer Leah D. Velasco, Registrar Jan Ignacio, Mrs. Daisy dela Peña, Board Secretary Matthew Frias and SSR President CHeddy Ferdz Malicse.
Stakeholders Conference with Dr. Reymundo Arcega, Chairman-NNQAA and President ALCU.COA together with city officials and members of the board of trustees headed by Hon.Dr. Rex Jalando.on and the Academic Council headed by College Dean and OIC College President, Dr. Virgie Rendon.
After serving LCCC for 22 years, Dr. Luciano T. Magallanes retires from public office. He entered the college in 2000 as Professor in the Agriculture Department and once headed the outreach program. Later he rose to ranks as Administrative Officer and became College President in 2018. To you we say, Salamat Doc Mag and good luck! He left the word “padayon”.
Joint consultative meeting of LCCC’s alumni, faculty and employees associates on proposed tuition fee increase held on February 26, 2020 at Friendship Hall, La Carlota City College
The meeting commenced as Dr. Mary Hope Q. Ayson, Asst. College Department Head and President of LCCC Faculty and Employees Assn. gave her welcome remarks stressing the need of tuition fee increase from 175.00 Php/ unit to 250.00 Php/ unit in which the Members of the Board of Trustees are amenable. Dr. Ayson enumerated the reasons why the increase is needed mentioning the increasing requirements demanded by CHED, the 2. 69 million city aid which cannot suffice the expenses of the college and the not increasing salary but the continuous increase of needs. “It is high time to increase our tuition” as stressed by Dr. Ayson.
The proposed tuition increase was further clarified by Dr. Luciano T. Magallanes, College President, emphasizing that there is always a need for the source of fund. “Our life blood depends on tuition fees” Dr. Magallanes said as he explained that without the increase the school cannot maintain quality education and retain quality teachers. According to him, the school cannot attract good and qualified people because it cannot offer a good pay. He also mentioned that the last increase on tuition happened last 2003, 17 years ago. He also pointed out that the increase will also result to the increase of the faculty’s honorarium and the salary of the contractual. He said “people must be happy and motivated.”
Prof. Leah R. Velasco, College Treasurer also discussed that 65% of the school’s income goes to salary while only 35% goes to other expenses. Prof. Talaman of the Agriculture Department supported the proposed increase saying “I am amenable of the increase as long as we are consistent and deserving of the increase.” Dr. Helen C. Donguines, Asst. College Department Head for Academics also said that teachers should be worthy of the increase.
In the end, alumni, faculty and employees of La Carlota City College support and are amenable of the proposed tuition fee increase which will take effect on the next school year.
Ground breaking ceremony of two storey building of La Carlota City College Main Campus. Spearhead by Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose “Bong” Lacson and Vice Governor Jeffrey Ferrer, last, December 20, 2020
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