Catanduanes State University

At the forefront facing the eastern pacific seaboard, is the Catanduanes State University, one of the distinguished state universities in the region. Driven by firm resolve in upholding the tradition of excellence through united front and consistent spirit.

CatSU Participates in LEAD 2024


The Catanduanes State University and 22 other participating SUCs nationwide joined the Leadership Empowerment Against Dopes (LEAD), a national seminar-workshop and training program on Drug Abuse Prevention and Education (DAPE) with the theme, "We can. We must. Stay away from illegal drugs.”

The said event, organized by the Association of Advocates Against Drug Addiction (A3D) Inc., was held on April 26-28, 2024. at the Grand Men Seng Hotel, Davao City. CatSU delegation was led by Prof. Ma. Nena T. Vital, Director for the office Student Affairs and Development Services.

In addition, Virgilio S. Cortado Jr., student-leader from Political Science Department, represented CatSU as he joined the couch session on the workshop output presentation, while Joshua M. Argarin, student-leader from the College of Engineering and Architecture, participated in the on-the-spot poster making contest where he won the 2nd place. They were both joined by student-leader Manuela Cañete of the College of Education as participants.

LEAD aims to inspire and involve student leaders, youth advocates, and other stakeholders in creating, executing, assessing, and maintaining DAPE initiatives in their schools and communities.