LICEO U STAGES 15TH RODELSA LECTURE SERIES
of the Liceo U’s 68th
Founding Anniversary, the Office of Research, Extension, Planning, and
Innovation headed by Vice President Dr. Ma. Florecilla C. Cinches staged the
15th RODELSA Lecture Series on February 23, 2023, at the Rodelsa Theater. Held
annually in honor of the founders, Atty. Rodolfo and Elsa Pelaez, the lecture
series provides the academia with venue for scholarly gatherings for a range of
topics relevant to education, research, and scholarship.
The Lecture with the theme “Happy Learners, Happy Minds: Building Emotional Well-being on the Road to Learning
Recovery” had as virtual resource speaker Dr. Jesus Alfonso D. Datu. An
assistant professor in the Department of Special Education and Counselling of
The Education University of Hong Kong, Dr. Datu is a well-being scientist with
research programs in positive psychology, positive education, and inclusive
education. Highly recognized for his expertise in his field, he received
several awards and gets to serve as associate editor of several international
journals in Psychology.
Preceding the lecture
presentations paneled by Dr. Ruth Love V. Russel, dean of the School and
Business Management, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan; Dr. Charito G. Ong,
faculty of the Department of Teaching Languages, University of Science and
Technology in Southern Philippines; and Dr. Miguela B. Napiere, director of
Research, Planning and Development, Lourdes College. The paper presenters were
Arts and Sciences faculty members – Atty. David S. Almarez Jr., “Knowledge and
Acceptance of Biological Evolution among College Students;” Dr. Judy Marie R.
Zoleta, “GIS-based Assessment of Cagayan de Oro Riverscape for Sustainable
Resource Utilization;” and Mr. Winston B. Gallinero, “Organizational Culture
and Core Values among College Students.”
Setting the tone for
gathering, University President Dr. Alain Marc P. Golez, in his message,
recognized the importance of prioritizing the emotional well-being of students,
faculty, and staff in building a culture of positivity, resilience, and
learning in the Licean community. He expressed his confidence that the
scholarly discussions would lead to valuable insights and strategies to the
benefit of the University.
the resource speaker and the participants concluded the lecture series.
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