Western Mindanao State University on Tuesday, July 15, opened its doors to representatives from various print and broadcast media outfits in the city for its annual press conference dubbed as the WMSU Kapihan.
The Kapihan is held in line with the celebration of the week-long founding anniversary of the university. Organized by the Public Affairs Office (PAO) of the university, directed by Dr. Lea Usman Laput, this year’s press conference was held at the lobby of the Executive Building, WMSU which was attended by notable media practitioners in Zamboanga.
The President, Dr. Milabel Enriquez-Ho, answered various queries raised by the press people which centered on the programs offered by the university including language programs that not only cater to Zamboangueños, but to foreign students as well.
Present also in the event were the directors and deans of different offices and colleges in WMSU, as well as the Vice Presidents: Dr. Ma. Carla A. Ochotorena (VP for Academic Affairs), Dr. Ederlinda M. Fernandez (VP for Planning, Administration and Finance) and Dr. Roberto B. Torres (VP for Research, Development and Extension).
Prof. Ali T. Yacub, former PAO Director presided over the press conference. It was during his time as the PAO Director that the annual WMSU Kapihan was founded to welcome partners from the media who have helped in boosting the publicity of the university in its 110 years of existence. (Mandy Dalugdug – PAO, WMSU)