AMCC, represented by the Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Pretzel Zuñiga and select members of the faculty and staff, attended the 3-day ACSCU Mindanao Regional Conference held in General Santos city.
On the first day, the proceedings began with a brief devotion, followed by a welcome dinner and fellowship at the Brokenshire College Socsksargen, Inc (BCSI) covered court. This provided an opportunity for the attendees to gather, socialize, and establish connections.
On the second day, the conference took place at Avior Hotel on Santiago Boulevard. The day started with fellowship songs, an invocation, and the singing of the Philippine National Anthem. The program began with welcome remarks from Atty. Samuel Matunog, the Chairperson of the BCSI Board of Trustees. This was followed by a concise speech from the Region XII CHED Director, who provided updates and insights on higher education in the region. Dr. Dahlia D. Businos, Vice President for Academic Affairs of Pilgrim Christian College and Chairperson of ACSCU Mindanao Zone, emphasized the purpose of the ACSCU Mindanao Regional Conference, highlighting its significance for private schools in Mindanao. The keynote address was delivered by Dr. Fedelinda Booc-Tawagon, the President of Dansalan College Foundation. The afternoon session included presentations and discussions on best practices and insights from select participants representing different colleges. This allowed attendees to learn from each other and exchange ideas.
The third day of the conference was designated for a tour of prominent tourist destinations in General Santos City. However, participation in this activity was optional, considering that attendees from neighboring regions might have had travel constraints or other commitments. The tour aimed to provide a recreational and cultural experience for those who chose to participate.
Overall, the ACSCU Mindanao Regional Conference provided valuable insights into the important aspects of private schools. It offered a platform for administrators and faculty members to come together, network, share best practices, and discuss key issues and trends in private education. The conference also provided an opportunity to explore the local area and promote camaraderie among participants.