BSN studes bag 2nd place in Anti-Drug Art Contest

Second year nursing students Ronnie Mark Zamora and Mark Clinton Pimentel placed 2nd in the recently concluded Poster Making contest sponsored by the Commission on Higher Education Region I held last August 19, 2011.

With around 13 other participants from rival schools in the province, Zamora and Pimentel hoisted the school to recognition by creating a colorful abstract done in watercolor on a 30″x40″ illustration board panel.

Anti drug elements such as appropriate drug education, avoidance of vices and cross marked illegal activities were painted on the panel.

The artworks were adjudged based on its relevance of the theme, creativity, color harmony, visual impact and workmanship.

A 0.10 margin of difference in total score prevented the Lorma team to get the top spot which placed artists from Northern Philippine Maritime College of Science and Technology to win first in the competition. Osias College in Balaoan ranked third in the contest.

The theme “D2KA, Droga Durugin Kinabukasan Alalahanin” , is a thrust of the Task Force La Union Anti-Drug Summit (TFLUADS) and CHED in response to the call of Rev. Bisop Artemio Rillera as well as local government units and non government organizations to combat the menace of illegal drugs on top of law enforcement.

The said summit is also a measure designed by the collaborating agencies to make La Union Drug Free by 2013.

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UP Prof takes helm in Lorma Research Workshop

University of the Philippines Associate Professor and research guru Dr. Henry Adorna spearheads the Lorma In campus Research Seminar Workshop conducted last July 11-12, 2011 at the Lorma Colleges Conference room.

Adorna, an esteemed professor in the Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering in UP diliman has had five research journals published. His expertise revolves in the fields of  algorithms, cycle graphs, complexities of communication and languages, discrete mathematics, formal languages and automata theory.

Research tools as well as a systematic approach to acquiring data were discussed in the seminar. Participants were also given a workshop on the fundamentals of establishing a correct and organized output for the study.

Recommendations on how to go about the problems and specific areas of concerns were also raised during the forum.

The objective of  the Seminar-Workshop is to enhance the Research capability of IT Instructors where outputs are intended to be published in Research Journals, Refereed Journals or may be presented in National or International Conventions – Seminars.

Participants of this activity were the CCSE  Instructor, Research Director Dr. Henry Galuba andd CAS computer subject instructor Mrs. Grace Nabalanan.

The two-day training is the first leg of a five day seminar benefiting Lorma Colleges as a “Gold Academic Partner” of UP IT Training Center (UPITTC).

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THE ART WORK CONTEST: Unleashing the artist in you

Sharpen those pencils and have your palettes readied because spilling paint all over is the name of our game.

Yes. Seriously.

With only less than a month to pass your entries, the campus is calling for art enthusiasts, amateur and professional painters or illustrators to join this year’s THE ART WORK CONTEST sponsored by the College Executive Council.

Two categories will be competed for with the first one specifically looking for the Best Symbolic Art Canvass depicting Lorma as a global academic institution.

The painting must be a collage of various Lorma graduates working around the world.

It should also show similar emphasis on the Lormanians as service-oriented individuals who are guided by the institution’s teaching of Christian values, leadership skills and quality education.

The output should be placed in a 36” x 30” sized illustration board or in a larger canvass. The participant can use acrylic paint, pastel or water color on his art work.

The other category focuses on the most accurate and symbolic depiction of Lorma Colleges through a NEW SCHOOL LOGO. The committee is looking for innovations and modifications to the school’s emblem which shall also specifically identify and represent what Lorma Colleges is at present.

The mission and vision of the school must also be incorporated in the output.

All Lormanians, either you’re a student, faculty member, staff, an alumnus or a Lorma Medical Center employee, are entitled to join the competition.

Winners of both categories will each receive a grand prize cash of P5,000 while 2 consolation prizes will be given at P2,000.

The winner of the Category I Symbolic Art Contest will have his canvass repainted and displayed at the entrance of the Lorma Carlatan Campus while the adjudged Best School Logo entry will be used by the institution as the Official School Emblem.

Deadline for the submission of entries for both categories will be on August  1, 2011.

Artworks will be displayed and publicly viewed at the hospital’s admission lobby.

Awarding of winners will be during the opening ceremonies of the college Intramurals on August 12.

For information on the contest guidelines contact the Committee Chairperson  Dr. Ana Belen Noble (abnoble@lorma.edu) or the Committee members    Dr. Peter La Madrid Patacsil  (ppatacsil@lorma.edu),  Mrs. Joyce Aquitania Soriano  (jsoriano@lorma.edu) or  Ms. Marisol Jomaya  (marisol.jomaya@lorma.edu).

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