Catanduanes State University

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CatSU receives donated bus from Bicol Isarog


Inscribed with the slogan ‘HOPE resides in the Happy Island’, the Catanduanes State University unveils the donated air-conditioned bus from Bicol Isarog Transport System Inc. during the blessing and turnover ceremony today, July 22.

Witnessing the ceremonial turnover, CatSU President Dr. Patrick Alain T. Azanza, together with Mr. Bonifacio Brian Cu, extended his gratitude to Bicol Isarog.

"Dakulang tabang ini para sa mga estudyante lalo so mga ga-join sa contest," the president said.

When Dr. Azanza asked the student-attendees in the ceremony if they were happy about the donated bus, the students loudly cheered, ‘Yes!’.

Dr. Gemma G. Acedo, Vice President for Academic Affairs, implored the students to take care of the said donation.

"After so long, magkakaigwa na naman kita ning bus, kaya alagaan ta, pahalagahan ta," the vice president stated.

Meanwhile, Mr. Cu was glad to help and grateful for the university’s contribution to their company, especially in manpower since they have employees who are products of CatSU.

It can be recalled that Dr. Azanza requested an air-conditioned bus unit from Mr. Brian Cu of Bicol Isarog on April 20 this year during his visit, along with Engr. Hechanova at the Office of the President. He also expressed his profound gratitude to Gov. Joseph “Boboy” Cua for all the help extended in securing the requested unit.

The blessing was presided over by Rev. Father Eric John T. Rojas,and among the present were Dr. Kristian Q. Aldea, OIC Vice President for Research, Extension and Production Affairs (REPA), Mr. Robert Cabilao,and Engr. Romel Hechanova, HR consultants from Bicol Isarog, and the College of Industrial Technology (CIT) Dean, Dr. Edwin T. Romero, represented by Prof. Jonathan B. Capsa.