Catanduanes State University

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CatSU bolsters partnership with law enforcement to strengthen awareness on Anti-Drug Campaign


The Catanduanes State University (CatSU) officials, student leaders, and representatives from the Philippine National Police (PNP) - Virac Municipal Police Station conducted a consultative meeting today, February 1, to strengthen the Anti-Drug Campaign awareness in the University.

The meeting, presided over by Dr. Maria Edna R. Inigo, the Vice President for Administrative and Financial Affairs (VP-AFA), also addressed other security concerns, and to find possible interventions to tighten the safety, security, peace, and order in the campus.

The Philippine National Police (PNP), represented by PSSG Antonio B Aquino, MCAD PNCO/KASIMBAYAN Focal Person, and PCPT Francis T. Tabo, DCOP, Virac MPS, discussed the significant security issues and the administration's plan to create a safer and more peaceful community.

The CatSU Student Body Organizations, led by Hon. Angelo Piolo M. Laynes, FCSC President and Student Regent, also shared their observations and suggested the importance of wearing proper uniform and school IDs for easy identification and for the security of the students as well. Prof. John Cyrus B. Francis, the OSADS Director, also provided his recommendations on necessary interventions. He also supported the suggestions of the student leaders.

Moreover, Dr. Inigo guaranteed the university's commitment to ensure a safe and peaceful campus in all its programs and activities most especially among its students.

The VP-AFA likewise emphasized the university's continuous coordination with government entities, law enforcement agencies, other non-government organizations through conduct of symposium, seminars, including intensified information dissemination campaigns regarding campus policies, to raise awareness among students about compliance to laws, rules, and regulation. The aim is to create a safe and secure environment on campus, where students can learn and grow. #GZafe