ODIONGAN, Romblon, Sept. 13 (PIA) — In view of the implementation of RA 10644 or the Negosyo Act, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Mimaropa Region, in partnership with Romblon State University (RSU), launched Negosyo Center in Romblon State University.
Present during the blessing and launching program were municipal Mayor Trina Firmalo-Fabic, RSU President Arnulfo de Luna, RSU Vice President for Academic Affairs; Elvin Gaac, Dean of the College of Business and Accountancy (CBA) Emelyn F. Montoya, university directors, deans, administrative officials and senior CBA students.
Mayor Firmalo and President de Luna together with DTI-Romblon Provincial Caretaker Orville Mallorca led the ribbon cutting. While, Rev. Jefferson F. Zuela led the blessing ceremonies.
President De Luna gave the welcome remarks, where he expressed grateful appreciation to the agency. He laid his operating plans and gave instructions to Dean Montoya to create a strategic schedule and programs to maximize the use of the center.
DTI-Romblon Provincial Caretaker Mallorca conveyed the agency’s plans for the center’s sustainability including provision for facilities to support strong internet connectivity and installation of air conditioning unit to keep the room well ventilated. In his ending words, he challenged the College of Business and Accountancy (CBA) students to engage into business rather than apply as employees after graduation.
In her message, Mayor Firmalo reiterated the advantages of technology in managing and marketing business. She then enumerated various municipal projects that aim to assist and help our local entrepreneurs.
Carlo Enriquez, fourth year student and president of the College of Business and Accountancy Student Organization, expressed his message of appreciation from the CBA students as one of the beneficiaries of the project. The center will help the students on their researches and will provide not only technology assistance but most importantly knowledge, experience, capability and business acumen.
The program ended with closing remarks given by CBA Dean Emelyn Montoya.
She assured the full commitment of the college to successfully implement and share the project to all the other colleges by formulating an effective schedule. (DTI-Provincial Information Officer/MIMAROPA/Romblon)