The Vision and Mission

VISION

A progressive, well developed upland community in the hands of the people.

MISSION

The Integrated Outreach Community Program is committed to provide actual service for the benefit of the poor people in the community thus facilitating a more dynamic learning and linkage of the school and community.

OBJECTIVES:

The LORMA COLLEGES Integrated Outreach Community Program hopes to attain the following objectives by the end of five years:

1. To promote a nationalistic education vis a vis Christian values and social realities;

2. To support the realization of the LORMA COLLEGES Mission statement through the integration of the outreach activities the curricular and co- curricular activities of the school;

3. To promote a Christian atmosphere where all Lonnanians including administralors, teachers, personnel and students treat each other in a spirit of brotherhood;

4. To witness the Christian active concerns through exposure to the realities of life of the poor, depressed and less privileged as part of the learning process;

5. To develop skills for the identification of priority areas and effective implementation of the integrated outreach community activities;

6. To promote active solidarity with the poor through relevant outreach activities;

7. To develop prospective student leaders for the Integrated Community Outreach Program;

8. To enrich the students with life and reality thematic through actual involvement in the targeted communities which can serve as context to situate, understand and connect the theories, fundamentals and knowledge taught to them;

9. To provide opportunities for actual involvement in the community development programs and activities that will help the people attain their fullest potentials as self reliant individuals and community;

 

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Lorma Colleges Integrated Outreach Community Program

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The LORMA COLLEGES’ Mission is to provide quality and Christian education relevant to current and future needs, to develop the total person and to reach all students locally and internationally through the use of modern technology.

In the light of this Mission Statement an Integrated Community Outreach Program becomes an integral component of its educational system and formation process.

LORMA COLLEGES finds it imperative that it’s educational processes give attention to the development of awareness and consciousness of needs/ problems that characterize our society and people.

This academic community that dedicates itself in active solidarity with the poor can only give meaning to a truly nationalistic, contextualized and liberating Christian education.

The Integrated Outreach Community Program then becomes a necessary instrument for the linkage of school and community, of the theories and facts, of the classroom and social reality.

This facilitates a more dynamic learning and translates potentials for community building into actual service for the benefit of the poor, depressed and less privileged among our people.

CONDITIONS:

1. Philosophy and Objectives- A greater understanding and articulation of the colleges’ philosophy of life and education.

2.  Scholarship-   The   program   offers   scholarship   in   LORMA  COLLEGES and TESDA to the poor but interested and deserving students from the adopted Barangays to an average of 10 students.

3. A student population of 3036 and 220 teaching and non- teaching force posses tremendous potentials and competencies for the implementation of a dynamic Integrated Outreach Program.

4. The College community has displayed active concern for others thru the implementation of outreach activities since 1983 in different municipalities/ barangays in La Union and in Ilocos Sur.

It has also participated mission drives for used clothes, books, rice for the needy. Medical services such as medical- dental consultation,   laboratory test, physical therapy and health education are also provided.

Skills development on the use of computers is provided to students who don’t have access to modern technology.

5. There has been a growing awareness that a well- planned outreach program should be educative, people oriented, and socially-oriented.



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Lorma Reaches Out to Tagudtud Schools

With the dedication in helping the poor and less-fortunate, Lorma Colleges conducted an outreach activity last August 28, 2010 at Tagudtud Elementary School and Tagudtud National High School in Tagudtud, Bagulin, La Union.

Barangay Tagudtud was the adopted barangay of Lorma since 2009.

Headed by Ms. Antoinette Tejano, College Outreach Coordinator and Executive Director of Lorma Colleges, LC conducted its outreach program for its 2nd year in Tagudtud Elementary School and Tagudtud National High School consisting of Nutritional needs assessment, Health Services, Educational /Literacy Services, Sports Services, Environmental Services, Capability building/Livelihood Lectures and Spiritual Services.

A total of 52 participants composed of the department heads, staff and student leaders attended the said activity .The different participants were grouped in different service teams for the different programs prepared.

The Masters of Arts in Nursing Department (MAN), and Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM)) students were in charge of the Nutritional Needs Assessment of the 47 Grade -1 pupils together with 15 parents.

The College of Nursing (CON), Medical and Laboratory Science, Physical Therapy and Radiologic Technology were assigned on Health Services such as Children’s Hygiene Lecture (Lecture on proper hand washing, nail cutting and proper way of brushing of teeth), lectures on Dengue and Pulmonary tuberculosis, needs assessment of persons with disabilities which was participated by the 56 Grades 2 and 3 pupils together with 29 BHW.

On the other hand, representatives from College of Accountancy , College of Computer Studies and Engineering, Guidance, Registrar and Library conducted Story Telling to 56 Day Care and Kinder pupils and CD Viewing and discussion on Religion to 75 Grades 4, 5 and 6 pupils.

The members of the Student’s Affairs Office and Human Resources officiated the sports games like basketball, volleyball, and chess and also taught dancing lessons to 45 High School students. For the Environmental Services, the Research Clinic, Pharmacy Maintenance, and Transportation led the tree planting event consisting of 30 cashew and cacao seedlings together with 10 barangay officials and teachers.

The College of Management and Accountancy, STI, MITS met 10 Coop officials and gave them lectures on how to revive their cooperative. They also had an assessment on House Electrical Wiring Training to 25 interested persons. The Administration, ISO, BO also had their own job having needs assessment to the elementary teachers.

Aside from the services that the Lorma Colleges have rendered, they also donated 2 sets of Computers, 3 computer tables, 157 armchairs that was given last February, 4 volleyball balls with net, 2 basketball balls and 5 chess boards to the beneficiaries.

Headed by Brgy. Captain Saganit Lagasit, more or less 380 residents joined the outreach. The said barangay will be a 5-year beneficiary of LC.

 

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