Dr. Renato Sorolla was renewed for a second term as college president by the Board of Trustees last July 14 at the Commission on Higher Education Central Office, Diliman, Quezon City.
Dr. Sorolla’s second term will span another four years, from 2016 to 2020.
His future plans presented in the public forum with the stakeholders included the establishment of an industry and international linkage center, full implementation of blended learning approach to teaching and learning, and development and implementation of institutional competency assessment and certification.
Dr. Sorolla is also pressing for upgrades of equipment and laboratory facilities, development of experts through capacity building of faculty and staff, and establishment of a center for entrepreneurial programs.
He also outlined his plans for a technology business incubator, upgrades for libraries and faculty workplace, lifelong learning programs, ISO certification, establishment of green community and extension centers, and compliance for universityhood.
In his first term, his administration was able to overcome the lag in accreditation by getting level one status for 25 programs.
The College also kickstarted several phases of ISO capability building with internal quality auditors and an external auditing firm to help assess the areas that need rehabilitation.
Two green technology buildings have also commenced construction and are nearing completion, ensuing from the efforts of his administration.
A third green building is also already in the works as of press time.