SEOUL ACCORD General Membership Meeting

The Accreditation Board for Engineering Education of Korea (ABEEK) invited me to attend the Seoul Accord General Meeting (SAGM2013(Seoul)), Millennium Seoul Hiiton, Seoul, Korea last June 21 to 23, 2013. Read more

PICAB MOA Signing

Philippine Information and Computing Accreditation Board -- MOA signing Read more

2013 NESRC

Pix taken during the 2013 National Engineering and Science Research Conference (2013 NESRC) held at the Heritage Hotel, Roxas Blvd, Pasay City last March 7, 2013 Read more

PSITE NATCON 2013

PSITE NatCon 2013 Opening Remarks; Read more

SMART SWEEP 2013

A team of four students from the Institute of Computing of the University of Southeastern Philippines clinched the Ideaspace Award and a PhP 100,000 cash prize; Read more

Hongkong Benchmarking Educational Tour

I joined the PSITE National Board Hongkong Benchmarking Educational Tour last January 03-06, 2013; Read more

eGOV Awards 2012

From a shortlist recommended by DOST-ICTO, i was invited to be one of the judges of the eGOV awards final judging last November 8, 2012 at Oxford Hotel, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga; Read more

10th National Conference on Information Technology Education

Delivered by Dr. Randy S. Gamboa, PSITE President, during the NCITE 2012 October 19, 2012 in Laoag City; Read more

Top 10 Finalists for the 9th SWEEP Innovation and Excellence Awards!

Two entries from the Institute of Computing had been shortlisted as top 10 finalists for the 9th SWEEP Innovation and Excellence Awards!; Read more

10th Philippine Youth Congress on Information Technology(Y4IT)

The Philippine Youth Congress on Information Technology or "Y4iT" (Youth for IT) is an annual event hosted by UP ITTC and UP SITF in cooperation with the UP ITTC Student Volunteer Corps, JICA, PSITE, CSP, PCS, PSIA, GDAP, EITSC, HSF, and Cyberpress. … Read more

Board Meeting

pix taken during the national board meeting last August 17-19, 2012 at Club Balai Isabel, Barangay Banga, Talisay Batangas.; Read more

Certificate of Recognition: Best Paper

The University of Southeastern Philippines held its 25th University Wide In-House Review; Read more

IBM Web Application Development Training

The Institute of Computing through its extension office with IBM and the Philippine Society of Information Technology Educators-Region X1 … Read more

ARIGATO GOZAIMAS

Konnichiwa , On behalf of the participants both from the Philippines and from other countries, I would like to thank the Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship or ….Read more

Monday, December 15, 2014

Philippine Startup Challenge (PSC 2014)

The Philippine Startup Challenge is a student startup competition that aims to involve academic Institution’s in the college level from all-over the country. Team Bitmap of the University of Southeastern Philippines was among the top 20 finalists.   They were invited to pitch their idea last December 12, 2014 at  San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Manila

Monday, December 1, 2014

goNEGOSYO 2014 (1st Southeast Asia Mobile Application Challenge)

The 1st Southeast Asia Mobile Application Challenge Acceleration Bootcamp in the Philippines was held last November 29, 2014 at the Commission on Higher Education Auditorium in Diliman, Quezon City. Eleven (11) teams from the University of Southeastern Philippines were invited to join the event.

The Acceleration Bootcamp is the second phase of SEAMAC Philippines as aspiring mobile app developers gathered to learn from mobile app, technology and business experts. The bootcamp gathered 61 teams from all over the Philippines including teams from Pangasinan, Batangas, Nueva Ecija, Rizal, Laguna, Cebu, Bacolod, Iligan, Cagayan de Oro and Davao.

Dr. Paris De L’etraz, the Managing Director and Professor of Entrepreneurship of Venture Lab, was the main speaker and mentor.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

JAPAN: Asian Conference on Technology, Information and Society (ACTIS 2014)

Last November 20-23, 2014, I attended and presented a paper entitled “Best Practices and Challenges of Information Technology Education in the Philippines” during the Asian Conference on Technology, Information and Society (ACTIS 2014). The conference was held at the Rihga Royal Hotel Osaka, Osaka, Japan.  The Paper met the standard of quality in conformance with international academic standards of blind peer review.

Monday, October 27, 2014

NCITE 2014


I attended the  1st International Symposium on Computing for Education – 12th National Conference on Information Technology Education (1st ISCE – 12th NCITE Back to Back Conferences) last  October 23-25, 2014 at Crown Regency, Boracay. This year’s conference was in coordination with PSITE Region 6.


The conference is one of the leading and largest national conferences and gatherings of IT Educator’s in the country. The PSITE board elevated this year conference to the International level in order to provide more opportunities than the usual. It was aimed to provide a unique forum for ICT professionals to discuss the latest research, development, applications, issues and strategies in ICT in both national and international levels; explore new technologies; and to identify solutions for today's challenges related to IT. Aside from these, it also serves as venue to exchange our ideas and knowledge for personal growth and learning.


Monday, October 13, 2014

IC-AACCUP Visit 2014 (Level 2)


Accreditation is viewed as a process by which an institution at the tertiary level evaluates its educational activities, in whole or in part, and seeks an independent judgment to confirm that it substantially achieves its objectives, and is generally equal in quality to comparable institutions. The Institute of Computing with the BSIT and BSCS programs went into this process last October 7-10, 2014 and was awarded with Level II Re-accredited effective October 16, 2014-October 15, 2018.


Monday, September 15, 2014

Y4IT 2014

The Philippine Youth Congress on Information Technology is an annual IT event and is a flagship project of the UP System Information Technology Foundation, Inc. (UPSITF), in cooperation with UP Information Technology Development Center (UP ITDC) that attracts at least 25,000 attendees every year.  It was held at SMX Convention Center in Pasay City last September 10-12, 2014.

The Youth Congress on Information Technology’s theme for 2014 is “Harnessing the Power of Me”. The theme revolves on the insightful use of IT with the goal of giving back to society. I delivered the welcome remarks in behalf of the organizers and its partners.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

USEP-IC Industry Visits


The University of Southeastern Philippines-Institute of Computing (IC) as part of its consciousness on education results and quality that are aligned to national and institutional goals venture into a big leap from the traditional education in its pursuit to develop graduates who would be productive citizens of the country.

The IC team visited 8 Information Technology industries namely Carve, Eversun, HP Outsourcing, Segworks Technologies, Offsourcing, Ingenuity, Mynd and Lifebit last August 8-15, 2014. The visit aims to have a dialogue and listen to the concerns and issues of the industries.  This process is part of IC’s preparation and guidance to review and revise the curriculum in accordance with the proper implementation of the Outcomes-Based Curriculum.  The IC alumni's were also consulted.