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On February 18, 2022, the National College of Business and Arts conducted its 1st Virtual Research Colloquium with the theme, “Promoting Academic Research with Resiliency in the New Norms and Challenges.”

The activity, which was held via Zoom, witnessed the showcase of research outputs of students from various academic programs that have research courses – Accountancy Research, Business Research, Marketing Research, Research in Hospitality Management, Capstone Project in Information System, and Feasibility Study. 

This colloquium was a part of the institution’s research capability program, which served as an avenue to deal with the concerns and discussions of the results of the studies. 

Founder and President of LEAD Philippines, Dr. Mario C. Lucero served as the keynote speaker of the program. 

15 presenters were witnessed and judged by a panel of evaluators composed of different experts from their respective fields: Mr. John Julius S. Luna, MBA, Mr. Harvey B. Pasco, CPA Ms. Caroline M. Cuesta, MSHM. 

Among the presenters, three were chosen as the best: Maria Kristina Gabrentina, BSBA and John Lester Rodil, BSBA (first placers), Abigail Lumayno, BSIS (second placer) and Myla Demillo, BSBA (third placer). 

Two faculty researchers also presented their respective research: Ms. Rebecca Gorospe, MBA and Dr. Rosadel Jarmin. 

In addition, a research e-poster competition was also conducted. Among eight participants, three were also hailed the best: Charlene Onilongo, BSBA (first prize), Eros Josiah Crystal, BSHM  (second place) and Maria Kristina Gabrentina, BSBA (third prize). 

The event was organized by the Research and Development Director Dr. Maricel E. Makinano with her team, Ms. Erika Mae Laureano, Ms. Kyla Marie Perez and Ms. Kristine Tungol in coordination with the Research Advisers, Academic Area Chairpersons and Directors of Student Affairs. 

The audience-listeners of the research colloquium were the 200 first-year students from the three campuses.

Guidance Conducts Webinar on Gender Roles and Empowering Gender Equality

Guidance Conducts Webinar on Gender Roles and Empowering Gender Equality

Consistent with the provisions of DepEd Order No. 32, s. 2017 , “Gender-Responsive Basic Education Policy” and CHED Memo No. s 2015, “Establishing the Policies and Guideline on Gender and Development”, the National College of Business and Arts Guidance and Counseling Center commits to holistically develop the NCBA learners with access to quality, culture-based basic education in a learner-friendly, safe, and nurturing environment with the provision to continuously improve its support systems at all levels of governance, Ms. Amparo Morales, former Guidance counselor of NCBA was invited to be the guest speaker of the webinar, “ Understanding Gender Roles and Empowering Gender Equality” last February 24, 2022. All college and Senior high school students, faculty and non-teaching employees were invited to the event. The students were interactive through Youtube live chats and asked controversial questions to the speaker.

Guidance Spearheads “Human Intimacy: The Basics of Love, Romance and Partnership” Webinar

Guidance Spearheads “Human Intimacy: The Basics of Love, Romance and Partnership” Webinar

In celebration of the month of love this February, last February 18, 2022, the Guidance & Counseling Center of National College of Business and Arts  system prepared this webinar entitled: “Human Intimacy: The Basics of Love, Romance and Partnership” This webinar talks about love and relationships. The objective of this event is to identify the real meaning of love, self-development, and being responsible in going into a relationship. A happy and healthy relationship is essential to mental health and well-being. The Guest Speaker was Mr. Michael Franks M. Pammit, RGC SHS Guidance Counselor in Lourdes School of Mandaluyong.

The webinar was attended virtually by all students in the three branches, Cubao, Fairview and Taytay.

The Guidance staff with the Resource Speaker
JPIA-NCBA Cubao Conducts Career Orientation for BSA Students

JPIA-NCBA Cubao Conducts Career Orientation for BSA Students

To prepare the accountancy students for the inevitable phenomenon of being a member of the Philippine workforce in the foreseeable five years, it is only fitting that the organization to which the basis of its enactment is to provide efficient academic and non-academic programs to NCBA’s accountancy students, conduct a webinar that focuses on discussing the 4 main industries in the Accountancy profession.

To further their knowledge on the pros and cons of working in any of the industries, the Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants-NCBA Cubao invited competent professionals who have succeeded in their respective accounting industry.

 The speakers were the following:

  1. Francheska Dela Cruz, CPA, MsA – Financial Analyst at Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  2. Alfred Cesar Quinsay, CPA, CMC, MBA – Founder of ACCQ Consultancy
  3. Visitacion P. Maribbay, CPA, MBA – former Chief Audit Officer
  4. Edwin P. Bernal, ME, DBA, CPA – Former Academic Director of NCBA

JPIA also invited Mr. Brad Dela Cruz, MBA to discuss the advancements in Digital Marketing and how it will continue to improve even after COVID has been eradicated.

The event was graced by the presence of the Assistant Vice President for Marketing and College Registrar of Cubao and Taytay, Mrs. Mariflor M. Uber, MBA where she gave her welcome remarks and thanked the students for choosing NCBA as their vessel of education. It  was also attended by the Director of the Office Student Affairs, Mrs. Zenaida T. Miranda, LPT, MAT where she delivered the closing remarks.

The organization would like to thank Dr. Cirila L. Eden – CAO, Mr. Edwin Lorenzo P. Torres – VP Finance, Ma’am Marie Uber – AVP Marketing, Ma’am Zeny Miranda – OSA, Dr. John Ursua, and Ms. Vis Maribbay for the tremendous support. Without them, this would not have been possible.

The highlight of every event that JPIA sponsors and organizes, the accountancy students will forever be thanked because of their usual cooperation and undying support to our initiatives.

They are eternally tantamount in the execution of our ideas.

by: Stephen James C. Cachuela