CE Department professor, Dr. Andy Oreta and associate professor, Dr. Jonathan Dungca were among the four winners (2 from COE, 1 from CBE and 1 from CCS) in the Lasallian Excellence Awards 2009 for Outstanding Teachers. The winners were announced during the awarding ceremonies last March 28, 2009. The awards include a trophy, medal and gift certificates from Starbucks and Sun Cruises, Inc. Dr. Oreta teaches Mechanics, Computer Methods and Structural Engineering related subjects. He has been teaching at DLSU for 15 years. Dr. Dungca, on the otherhand, teaches Mathematics, Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering related subjects.
Incidentally, associate professor, Dr. Bernardo Lejano and assistant professor and department chair, Ronaldo Gallardo were also finalists in the Students' Search for Outstanding Teachers (SSOT 2009). The criteria for the selection of finalists includes students and peer evaluation on teaching, track record in research, participation in university and college activities and community service involvement. The SSOT is a project of the Council of Student Organizations.