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Self and Mental Health Awareness Seminar

The National service Training Program (NSTP) class of CKS College Narra Campus conducted a seminar regarding "Mental Health Awareness," last 26th of September.  With the title "Be CKSC's Best through Self and Mental Health Awareness," it was organized by the class officers headed by Mr. Ian Mark Arevalo and Mr. Ankiat Co.

Ms. Linda Cangayao of San Beda Guidance and Counselling Department, headed the 1 hour talk. The seminar tackled the issues and problems in the mental health awareness in the Philippines; this mainly revolved from how students should learn to balance workload and leisure to how teens should cope up with friends that are struggling for the benefit of their own mental health. Ms. Linda also addressed some of the personal issues and struggles of a typical college student; for example, college students should be wary in choosing their circle of friends for this may not only benefit them but could also harm them.

Ms. Linda ended with the note of the 3L’s for mental health safety: Look, listen, and link. The seminar ended at exactly 4:36pm with no less than 40 participants.

Prof Asana and Prof Co Presents Paper in ICMEM Bandung Indonesia

Despite the challenges brought by the pandemic, Prof Jessica Lhay Asana and Prof Ankiat Byron Co, CKS College Program Chairs for Business and Accountancy Programs successfully presented their paper entitled “The Influence of Beauty Vloggers on Building Consumer Brand Awareness of Cosmetic Products” during the 5th International Conference on Management in Emerging Markets (ICMEM) 2020 in School of Business and Management Institute Teknologi Bandung (SBMITB), Indonesia last August 3 – 5, 2020. The theme of the conference was “Sustainable Development: Orchestrating Business to Respond to Society’s Latest Challenges”.

The said conference was attended by Economics, Business, and Management scholars from different parts of the world. Their paper was included in the ICMEM book of proceedings (ISBN 978-623-92201-1-2).

Their participation in the conference enabled them to interact, exchange ideas, and benchmark with great academicians from different universities. Truly, the conference was a great learning experience.

Huawei ICT Academy Partners with CKS College

CKS College enters into a partnership project with Huawei ICT Academy. A memorandum of agreement was signed between the two parties last March 11, 2020. Through this partnership, CKS College will deliver Huawei ICT technologies and courses, encourage students to get certified by Huawei, and cultivate professionals with practical skills for the world and ICT industry chain. CKSian faculty members and students will be equipped with necessary skills through certifications in different courses offered by Huawei ICT Academy.

Career Seminar 2020: Employability Skills of CKSian College Students

Last March 2, 2020, the Junior Organization in cooperation with the Senior Organization, organized a seminar entitled: “The Employability of CKS College Graduates”. It was held at the Little Theatre, Chiang Kai Shek College Padre Algue Campus. The goal of the seminar is to assist students in seeking out opportunities to gain experience within their chosen career fields, develop life-long skills students can use to seek jobs, internships, apply to graduate school and make career change.

The guest speaker, Mr. Hector Robert Palomar, shared some of his knowledge and experiences in the industry. He gave tips for a successful job interview which the main objective is to advertise one self. Interviewers know how to elicit information to identify the candidate who will match their needs. They are skilled in assessing how an applicant thinks, and are well experienced in evaluating an individual’s personality.

Mr. Palomar also shared that students should dress their best for the interview. Lastly, students were also given some ideas on what to put and not to put in their resumé. 

The seminar was able to facilitate student's potentials to equip them with functional knowledge, values and attitudes, desirable habits and skills needed by them to cope up with the corporate world.



EXCEED 2020: Accounting Towards a New Paradigm

Last February 22, 2020, an Accounting Convention was organized by the DLSU – JPIA chapter entitled Exceed 2020 Accounting towards a new paradigm. The CKSC JPIAns attended the said event and were able to not only gather information about the future of accountancy, but also learn about the different industries in our society today from the distinguished guests.


The event started with a plenary, having Tireso Lapidez of KPMG, Mailene Sigue – Bisnar of P&A Grant Thorton, Johnny Ang of SGV & Co. and Maria Gomez of PwC. The guests shared what they look for in the applicants of the firm, such as how they look for talent and ask applicants situational questions. They were also able to share how the accountancy profession affects their personal life, particularly their family. They shared their experience in the accountancy profession as well as the effect of new technology in our society and how we could better adapt to it. Although they have different opinions as to how Artificial Intelligence could affect the accountants, they all agree that this innovation would help the profession in terms of efficiency.

(photo by DLSUEXCEED)

The last segment of the convention was a Symposium by Chairman of the Legal Assistance Group – “Chel” Diokno, President of Valens Research – Joel Litman, Auditor and Assurance Partner of SGV – Benjamin Villacorte and Managing Director of Powerhouseconsultants Company – Mark Fajiculay. Mr. Diokno gave emphasis on integrity of accountants, remarkably saying that what’s the good of knowledge when not used correctly. The speakers taught the participants different things that are relevant in the accountancy profession and encouraged the delegates to do the correct thing in all aspects related to their professions.


Article by: Ann Margarette Lao

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