October 2020

Midway Colleges | Red Cross

Midway Colleges is now part of Philippine Red Cross – Nueva Ecija

The Chief Executive Officer of Midway Colleges, Mr. Sabino Czar Cloma Manglicmot II has been invited by Philippine Red Cross – Nueva Ecija chapter to be one of its Board of Directors and be a mandated member.

In line with this, Midway Colleges takes part in further civic involvement as one of the enablers of Philippine Red Cross in instances where pro-active and volunteerism must arise among its members, especially in disaster-related activities, blood donation-drives, and safety services.

The community of Midway Colleges will continue to be involved in having a more responsive and stronger Red Cross in Nueva Ecija.

September 2020

Tagisdunong 2020

Online Quiz Bee

One of the activities during the 32nd founding anniversary of Midway Colleges includes an online quiz bee called “Tagisdunong 2020”.  

The quiz bee is open to all officially enrolled students Midway Colleges. This aims to further engage students from the different departments.  

The quiz bee has three phases: elimination, semi-final, and final round. The elimination round was done per class section. It consists of a 30-item multiple-choice type examination comprising questions from the topics. It was conducted by the advisers in their respective advisory classes. The top two students from each class qualified for the next phase.  

The semi-final round was conducted by program level. It consists of a 40-item multiple-choice type examination questions.  It was administered using two applications: the first 20 items via MS Forms and the remaining 20 items via Kahoot application. 

The final round was conducted at the institutional level via Kahoot app and streamed on Facebook from Microsoft Teams. Questions in the final round is divided into easy, average, and difficult Levels.   

During the contest proper, the assigned technical team began with an invocation. The Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sabino Czar Cloma Manglicmot II gave a welcome remark. He encouraged the students to give their best shot and congratulated them beforehand.  

The chair of Tagisdunong 2020, Ms. Pauline Kay Gaya, read the mechanics to remind the finalists of the rules and regulations.  

The finalists were introduced by the assistant chair of the event, Mr. Jan Ashley Casco.  

Quiz masters Ms. Zairene Joy Lucas and Ms. Lorie Mae Domingo facilitated the flow of questions whilst providing trivia and additional information for every answer. This kept the audience from Facebook live engaged, informed, and entertained.  

The highest scorer among the semi-final qualifiers across the programs was declared as the winners.                                       

The winners are:  

5th placers – College of Business  

Danica Lie Icalla  
Bernadette Baang  

4th – College of Maritime Education – Marine Engineering  

Sherwin Lagazon – MENM3A1  
Laurence Ira De Paterno – MENM1B1 

3rd – Institute of Technical Skills and Development  

Kier Eleison Aglibot  
 Cedrick John Martin – CS1A1 

2nd – Senior High School Department  

Myka Pauline Bator – ACAD  
Alain Frank Ariel – PBM 

1st – College of Marine Education – Marine Transportation  

Ivan James Española   – MT NM1A1  
Jaycee De Alonzo 

Closing Remarks was given by Dr. Jemmuel C. Roque of Office of the Student Affairs Dr. Roque congratulated all the participants and winners.  

Mr. Edmar R. Dizon of the Executive Office acted as the moderator. 

September 2020

Thanksgiving and Awarding Ceremony

32nd Founding Anniversary

Midway Colleges celebrated its 32nd founding anniversary on September 24, 2020 with a theme “Pushing Forward”.  

Despite the changes and challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, Midway Colleges continued to push forward against the limitations and prohibitions it caused.  

The institution remained true to its vision and mission in providing Transformative Education to Filipino youth.  

As part of the celebration, a thanksgiving service was held as a gesture of Midway’s gratefulness to the community and stakeholders, in acknowledgement of the divine providence.  

The service was officiated by Pastor Richard Recto of Victory Church.   

Furthermore, a loyalty awarding ceremony followed through in recognition of the hard work and commitment of its employees who has been with the institution over the years.  

Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sabino Czar Cloma Manglicmot II, express his gratitude towards all the employees who contributed to the continuity of the institution operations especially during the lockdown. He emphasized the importance of resiliency and excellence of which the driven culture is anchored on. He congratulated all the awardees for the considered milestone of their career in Midway. 

An oathtaking of the elected officers from the different councils also transpired. These councils are Senior High School – Parent Council, Parent – Faculty Council, Midway Student Council and Midway Senior High School Student Assembly.  

Special awards were given to Mr. Edmar Dizon, Data-Privacy Officer and Senior Executive Staff; Dr. Jerome Buenviaje, Consultant from UP Diliman; and Dr. Richard L. Oandasan, Academic Director for their exemplary contributions to the institution.  

The event was held at Midway Athletic Center and was attended by the executive committee, awardees, and staff; it was streamed at Microsoft Teams for other employees to witness and be part of the celebration.

August 2020

Faculty Training on Learning Continuity in Response to COVID-19

The Academic Department of Midway Colleges spearheaded by Richard L. Oandasan, PhD headed the “Faculty Training on Learning Continuity” on August 10, 2020 at the Academic Building.

The training was designed to capacitate the participants for effective and efficient implementation of the remote learning for school year 2020-2021.

The participants consisted of teachers and program heads from the departments of Marine Engineering, Marine Transportation, College of Business, Senior High School, and Institute of Training Skills and Development.

The CEO of Midway Colleges, Mr. Sabino Czar Cloma Manglicmot II, graced the opening program of the training. He welcomed the teachers and discussed the vision and mission of the school.

He gave highlights on the following:

· Driven community starts with being personally driven

· Importance of Midway core values

· Navigating the next normal for the opening of school year

· Learning new ways and unlearning old ways to adapt changes

· Operational viability

He said “While other higher education institutions promise quality education, Midway Colleges provide transformative education. We help transform the lives of Filipino youth. We cater to low income families especially the children of farmers to help them reach their dreams.”

The following are the training aims:

· Orient the faculty on Midway LCP

· Re-design the syllabi into learning packs

· Familiarize the faculty with the Midway’s official Learning Management System

Workshop on re-calibration of syllabi were done as part of the main activities in preparation for remote learning of the students.

Thorough training on Microsoft Office applications via Microsoft 365 were also facilitated by Audentes Technologies to cater the needs of the teachers as they prepare for the opening of classes.