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CatSU Prof receives Heroes’ Outstanding College Professor of the Year award


Dr. Jimmy T. Masagca, Professor VI of Catanduanes State University, has been chosen as a distinguished recipient of Asia’s Modern Hero Awards as Heroes’ Outstanding College Professor for this year, 2023.

The Award-giving body, which also produced the successful Asia’s Golden Icons Awards, and Asia’s Pinnacle Awards, gave the prestigious recognition after weighing of pertinent factors to Dr. Masagca’s contribution in education and research.

“There is an eminent need to recognize the scintilla of hope and aspiration in your role in nation-building and socio-economic changes, that you may become a beacon of inspiration. This nomination is a token of appreciation as we value your remarkable contributions to our country,” Dr. Ronnel P. Ybanez, President of the Award-giving body, said in his letter to Dr. Masagca.

“We are now opening its Hall for you to walk in this pedestal of Awardees wearing the badge of honor as an ASIA’S MODERN HERO, wherein you may exchange the best practices in your field of expertise. Humanitarian endeavors and philanthropic activities that may possibly result to noble collaborations,” he added.

The recognition given to Dr. Masagca was unanimously decided by the Board of Council which is compose of four highly competent individuals namely: Mr. Vidal D. Villanueva III – Deputy Director General, TESDA; Mayor Marcos M. Mamay – National Vice President of League of Municipalities of the Philippines; Ms. Erarev Bacho – Eralista Worldwide Founder; and Dr. Alim Fatani Sultan Abdul Malik, DPA – National President of Ulama and Imam of the Philippines Association. #FJBT