by Christine Godinez Ortega
The Institute announces the designations of a Peace Education Coordinator and a Secretary for the Institute for Peace and Development in Mindanao (IPDM), as well as the renewal of the Canteen Manager of the College of Education (CEd) Laboratory Cafeteria.
Ms. Michelle Samantha M. Gutierrez is designated the Peace Coordinator of the IPDM and Prof. Lady Lou D. Marapao of the College of Business, Administration & Accountancy is also designated Secretary also of IPDM.
As IPDM Peace Coordinator, Gutierrez is tasked to introduce and integrate peace studies in the Institute; raise awareness on the causes of conflict, violence and hostility at the grassroots to the regional, national and international levels; encourage people and the general community to have the right attitude in order to promote and achieve a life of peace and harmony.
For her part, Marapao as IPDM Secretary is in part tasked to document projects implemented by the IPDM; writes newsstories and maintains the IPDM website and its newsletter; and, prepares Public Relations materials for the IPDM.
On the other hand, Prof. Yolanda Garcia’s designation as Canteen Manager of the CEd Laboratory Cafeteria was renewed for the smooth operations of the said cafeteria. CGO/OC-OPI