The Student Affairs Center’s Student In Governance Leadership and Advocacy (SIGLA) program enjoined the University Student Council (USC) and the Local Council Presidents and representatives to take part in the USC KABAHAGI KA Leadership Training and Planning Workshop last June 28-29, 2018 at Sinulog Lounge, Mary Alston Hall.
The 2-day training and workshop aimed to strengthen participatory student governance. It also fosters the institutionalization of collective and shared leadership and advocacy among the student organizations. The training focused on realizing the Trinitian value of leadership and service to others harmonized by the principles of Whole Person Education and The 5 Marks of Mission.
A pool of speakers facilitated the various modules in the training workshop. They were as follows: Dr. Marlon J. Gomez, the Dean of Students; Ms. Sally Joan Botengan, Administrative Assistant of the Chaplain’s Office, Mr. Juan Adolfo San Juan, 2 time USG President Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila; and Mr. Homer Balmes, Student Development and Training Specialist.
At the end of the training-workshop, the participants expressed their gratefulness for the opportunity to plan and bond with their co-student leaders in among the respective colleges, reevaluating their values, immersing in different perspectives and essentially understanding themselves better as student leaders in service of the Trinitian community.