By: Gie Ann Racines
Citi Philippines and the Financial Executives (FINEX) Research and Development Foundation, Inc. recently hosted the 9th CITI Junior Bankers Congress (CJBC) in Mindanao last November 9-10, 2012 at The VIP Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. Participating were representatives expecting to graduate in 2013 among the top ten percent of their class from the State Universities and Colleges of the Philippines.
About 70 students were invited to the Mindanao leg of this congress. From the MSU-IIT College of Business Administration and Accountancy (CBAA) came these delegates (Dept. of Accountancy): Ruby Jane Borja, Van Anthony Dagapioso, Marvic Angelo Estocapio, Sittie Haynah Ibrahim, Mernadeth Memis, Ma. Aurora Sol Suazo, (BS Entrepreneurial Marketing program): Gie Ann Mae Racines, Shiny Rose Salem and Joana Marie Edera.
Prof. Sheevun Di O. Guliman, CPA, Chairperson of the Dept. accompanied the delegates.
The CJBC develops the entrepreneurial skills of students taking courses in Finance or Business and preparing them for employment in the country’s top corporations, a vision shared by Mr. Ronnie Alcantara, FINEX Foundation Chairman.