In response to the OneMSU agenda of the Mindanao State University System President, the WE CARE Office of the MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology (IIT) headed by Dr. Rosario Reserva mentored 70 faculty members of MSU-Buug last May 30-31, 2023.

The two-day research and extension mentoring workshop took place at the Research Conference Hall of MSU-Buug in Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Assoc. Prof. Lemuel Clark Velasco and Asst. Prof. Paul Bokingkito, Jr. from the MSU-IIT College of Computer Studies facilitated the research proposal and pitching sessions which produced three research proposals ready for external funding.

Dr. Reserva along with Ms. Naira Dipatuan from the WE CARE Office and Ms.Febe Macasero from the College of Science and Mathematics facilitated the extension proposal and pitching sessions which produced eight public service proposals developed by the faculty of MSU-Buug.

The event was able to share MSU-IIT’s best practices in the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through its research and extension administrative processes. During the event’s closing ceremonies, Dr. Rovy Banguis, the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension of MSU-Buug expressed her deep gratitude for MSU-IIT’s commitment in assisting the development of the culture of research and public service among other MSU campuses.