Monday, September 29, 2014

CE Faculty recognized in the Pillar of Lasallian Excellence Awards 2014

The Pillar of Lasallian Excellence Awardees of the CE Department

Dr. Andres Winston Oreta, Dr. Mary Ann Adajar and Engr. Cheryl Lyne Roxas were recognized in the 2nd Annual Pillar of Lasallian Excellence Awards 2014 ceremonies held on Sept 29, 2014 at the Theresa Yuchengco Auditorium, DLSU, Manila. The awards coincides with the celebration of Teachers Day at DLSU.

DLSU VCA Dr. Myrna Austria presents the trophy to Dr. Oreta

St. Benilde Romancon Pillar of Lasallian Excellence Awardee in Teaching

Dr. Oreta received the "St. Benilde Romancon Pillar of Lasallian Excellence Award in Teaching." The St. Benilde Romancon Pillar of Lasallian Excellence Award Excellence in Teaching is based on evidenced by any or all of the following: ITEO/peer/chair evaluation, comments and feedback from students, colleagues and alumni, support of student-sponsored activities, effective mentoring, new programs or modules developed, teaching innovations including use of technology in the classroom. Dr. Oreta teaches courses in engineering mechanics, structural design and analysis, earthquake engineering and disaster risk reduction in the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is the department coordinator in the implementation of outcomes-based education in the CE program of DLSU and presently designs the quality assurance plan of the CE Program for ABET accreditation. He was also instrumental in the AUN-QA program assessment of the CE Program being the writer of the self-assessment report. He has mentored undergraduate and graduate students in their thesis - among them were present CE faculty members like  Jason Ongpeng (present CE Dept. chair, Dr. Joanthan Dungca (present GCOE vice-dean and Dr. Lessandro Garciano (present CE STE Division head), Engr. Alden Balili and  Engr. Benjie Dimaculangan. Incidentally, the winer last year for the same award also came from the CE Dept - Asst. Professor Irene Olivia Ubay-Anongphouth.

Dr. Adajar received the Pillar of Excellence recognition as Associate Professor, while Engr. Roxas was recognized as an Assistant Professor.

Congratulations to the winners! Thank you to the students, faculty, staff and administration for their support! Animo Lasalle.
The CE Department Faculty

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